A Reflection on Mbikusita Lewanika, Founding President General of the Northern Rhodesia African Congress and King of Barotseland This is the man who organised a scholarship for Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe to and study in India in the 1950s. Zambia’s independence history needs to be reviewed to appreciate that it was achieved by ideas and efforts […]
The Nigerian government is said to be unhappy that the Zambian government has again attacked its ‘interests’ in Zambia. Sources in the Zambian ministry of Foreign Affairs say Abuja finds the allegations by labour minister Fackson Shamenda that Dangonte cement, a Nigerian company, tried to bribe him as the continuation of the harassment of Nigerian […]
The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR) has expressed concern regarding the upcoming opening of parliament, which must be executed according to protocol by the duly elected Republican President of Zambia. Although Vice President Guy Scott has said that President Michael Sata is “fit” and prepared to open parliament himself, recent media reports […]
Africa Leaders Summit convenes in Washington DC this week, the event represents a positive opportunity to open up new channels of cooperation between the United States and the region. However in the case of Zambia, the U.S. administration must curb its blind support of the Patriotic Front (PF) government, which is responsible for growing political […]
The Oasis Forum has demanded strongly that the draft Constitution be released without further delay to allow the people of Zambia, who are the owners of the document, to study it and ensure their demands have been met. Oasis Forum Chairperson Reverend Suzanne Matale said in a press statement that it has become crystal clear […]
United States Charge de Affaires David Young has implored the PF government to respect people’s freedoms. Mr. Young was speaking Thursday evening in Lusaka during the commemoration of his country’s independence anniversary . He bemoaned the intolerable levels of violence in Zambia where citizens who disagree with government views are attacked by state sponsored […]
“What is every more worrying is that they are not only borrowing internationally but they are also busy borrowing from the domestic market and now crowding out the private sector. You cannot create jobs when the private sector’s access to credit is constrained because the state is borrowing every day,” he said.
When we refer to Christine Kaseba as Sata’s current wife, some people wonder. Now here is one of Sata’s private families with daughter and ‘wife’ or is it concubine? Remember that Mulenga Sata, (the corrupt Lusaka mayor who was selling stolen dogs before his father became president) and others have different mothers.
Statement by Fr. Frank Bwalya, leader of the Alliance for a Better Zambia (ABZ) April 8, 2014. President Michael Chilufya Sata should resign as Republican President because he has become a danger to Zambia’s peace and stability. We should all stop burying our heads in the sand and admit that Mr Sata has been behaving […]