By JOHN SAKALA Yesterday (Sunday April 9) all Christians across the globe, experienced the electrifying feelin...
By Dickson Jere During my study for a Masters of Laws Degree (LLM) in Human Rights, one of the courses I took...
By JOHN SAKALA Yesterday (Sunday April 9) all Christians across the globe, experienced the electrifying feeling of the Palm Sunday. For sure there is no national event or international holiday that profoundly affects the lives of Christians on the planet as does the holy week. The holy week is set aside for Christians to remember the […] Read more
By Dickson Jere During my study for a Masters of Laws Degree (LLM) in Human Rights, one of the courses I took was International Criminal Law. This entailed studying the background, structure and operation of the International Criminal Court (ICC). One key aspect that I learnt with much amusement was that once you are a […] Read more
By Sydney Mushanga, Central Province Minister The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established in order to promote deterrence of massive killings, torture of targeted groups, apartheid, and transfer of children as child soldiers, enslavement and many other massive atrocities. The ICC imposes criminal liability on individuals for crimes committed in times of war and peace as […] Read more
By Staff Writer It is time for Chingola Councillors to give themselves land after the investment of campaign money to take them to the Council Chamber. Today five Councillors including the Mayor Titus Tembo declared interest when the land allocation minutes were being read. Those that declared interest were Buntungwa PF Ward Councillor Soko Mumba, […] Read more
By Alessandro Mariani Today March 25, the European Union will mark 60 years since the signature of the Rome Treaties, the first step towards a united Europe. Since the birth of the European Communities in 1957, the citizens of our Member States have enjoyed six decades of unprecedented peace, prosperity and security. The contrast to […] Read more
UPND did what they know best when President Edgar Lungu addressed the nation on the grounds of parliament. The action by the UPND MPs has raised gigantic reaction from us political commentators and politicians themselves. Some have agreed with the action while others have condemned it to the point of likening the UPND MPs to […] Read more
….We need Geographical Indications By Dickson Jere “I only drink champagne or cognac,” is a well-known line from most Zambians who have climbed the social ladder. But little do most know that these drinks are actually just products named after the region they are produced from. This write up has been prompted by my friend […] Read more
When a plane has been involved in an accident, the first step taken is to undertake an investigation followed by recommendations to authorities. Let’s say an Ethiopian Airliner (God forbid) is involved in an accident, investigators will first seek to establish the following facts: what plane are we talking about? Is it an Airbus or […] Read more
Oscar Chavula writes on his Facebook Wall: Knee jerk reactions all the time. Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) introduced night driving bans with little or no research but hearsay. They throw around bans like candy with no due care or a conclusive investigation by a properly constituted body of professionals. All this is done […] Read more
By Kellys Kaunda The AU has just concluded its annual ordinary general meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu joined his counterparts from the continent to undertake the business of the continental body. This year’s theme was harnessing the Demographic Dividend through investments in the youth. During the meetings, elections of […] Read more
By Harry Kalaba As we prepare to enter the proverbial month (February) of Love and friendship, I am prompted to reflect on the subject of betrayal in African politics. I am inspired by the wisdom of an African proverb which says: “Those who dare to spit at the sky only manage to dirty their own […] Read more
By Kellys Kaunda From the latest bus accident, we might as well accept the fact that such accidents unfortunately are here to stay. It sounds like resigning to fate but how else can I put it when discussions around accidents and how to stop them from occurring and reoccurring keep doing the rounds in all […] Read more
By Kellys Kaunda God has been kind to Zambia. When her neighbors had no rains and no food, she could boast of abundant rains, a bumper harvest and even exported some of it. Roads were and continue to be constructed connecting various agricultural centers of the country. For some time, agricultural inputs would be distributed […] Read more
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