By Edem Djokotoe The damning statistics about the carnage of Zambia’s roads and highways caused by bus drivers...
Naked Thoughts with Antonio Mwanza On November 26, 2015, President Edgar Lungu held a press conference where h...
By Edem Djokotoe The damning statistics about the carnage of Zambia’s roads and highways caused by bus drivers should bring shame to those whose job it is to ensure that safety and sanity prevail in the public transport sector. The facts show a consistent deterioration in the situation in the last decade and a rise […] Read more
Naked Thoughts with Antonio Mwanza On November 26, 2015, President Edgar Lungu held a press conference where he told the nation that as part of his proposed austerity measures, he would reduce on foreign trips. The move was aimed at cutting down on his Government’s excessive public expenditure and reduce the budget deficit. The President […] Read more
By Daniel Lifuka Sichinga, Grand Baie in Mauritius NAKED THOUGHTS this week: Threats and accusations of acts of tribalism has become a norm in Zambia by both politicians and propagandist who are bent on dividing this nation. This is why in Today’s article I wish to provide my naked thoughts on tribalism and why we […] Read more
By David N Kapoma FOR the last eight months or so, the Patriotic Front (PF) government has been claiming that the reason Zambia has been experiencing load shedding is that there was less than normal rainfall in the previous rainy season. They naturally do not want to be blamed for the current energy crisis that […] Read more
NAKED THOUGHTS with DANIEL SICHINGA MINISTRY of General Education (MoGE) earlier this week on Tuesday did find themselves in one of the most outrageous fiasco in the running of examinations ever in this country when they managed and ‘not failed’ to administer one of the most important examination in the newly introduced syllabus of ‘Computer […] Read more
Linguists love language The way the Tonga, Masai love cattle A Tonga, Masai can tell you by name A hundred plus look-alike animals; Linguists sniff latest lingua franca: Bootylicious, boozylicious, monthendless! ‘Monthendless’ means month without end Like bottomless pit Workers work without a known pay-day After all Jesus is coming soon Have faith, don’t […] Read more
By Daniel Lifuka Sichinga I have in these previous few weeks truly taken time to reflect about many things in life but much more about my beloved country Zambia. My reflection has come at such a time that the President of the Republic of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu has called for a national day of […] Read more
Naked Thoughts with DANIEL SICHINGA ZAMBIA is among the countries world over that has endorsed Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to be achieved by the year 2030. SDGs are being defined as an inter-governmental agreed set of targets relating to international development. SDGs will follow on from the Millennium Development Goals once they end by the […] Read more
Naked Thoughts with DANIEL LIFUKA SICHINGA THE state of Zambia’s opposition political party at the moment lives much to be desired. It raises a concern if we have a prolific opposition that is able to provide tangible checks and balances to the ruling political party in an orderly manner. In today’s article my main focus […] Read more
Naked Thoughts with Daniel Lifuka Sichinga WHEN I posted on the Facebook of wall of The Independent Observer about the incompetency of Mulonga Water Management, I never thought it would draw such huge attention. My simple post is summed in a question to say that Mulonga Management is ever in meetings, but what do they plan if […] Read more
…is Edgar Lungu on the same prophetic path like Levy Mwanawasa? By DANIEL SICHINGA EDGAR Lungu has several similarities with the never forgotten late President Levy Mwanawasa. Dr Mwanawasa was a lawyer that helped MMD to salvage several acquittals during the UNIP regime. Later he was handpicked by the late second Republican President Frederick Titus […] Read more
By Daniel Lifuka Sichinga IT is a Friday morning, you wake up; switch on the radio, listen to the early morning news. The radio is carrying the same stale stories carried the previously night by Television. You get on your car, drive to work and at the traffic junction you buy a newspaper from one […] Read more
By DANIEL LIFUKA SICHINGA TRADE unions in Zambia have the power to bargain for change and help improve conditions of service for every employee. Trade unions have the power to drive the wind of change and provide checks and balances on the managing boards to ensure that employees are well taken care of. In most […] Read more
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