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May 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

IN any society, family is very important, whether they are a “nuclear” family, or a family made up of different types of members. We say this considering the fact that in a deteriorating social and...

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May 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is gratifying to note that Government and the farming community in Sinazongwe have resolved the misunderstanding that stopped the completion and operationalisation of the irrigation schemes in the area. However, it is sad that...

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May 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is surprising how some quarters in our society are politicising President Edgar Lungu’s directive for all members of Parliament (MPs) to return to their constituencies and lead awareness campaigns for people to obtain National...

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May 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

FOR some time now, there has been an outcry from people in rural areas especially those in the newly-created districts to be connected to the national electricity grid to boost economic activities and also generally...

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May 16, 2015 - 0 Comments

GONE are the days when staunch former UNIP political cadres, commonly known as vigilantes, ruled almost everything from the markets, State shops to bus stops. These were ‘hell’ days as the unruly panga-wielding cadres took...

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May 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE revelation that Zambia has sufficient maize stocks for household consumption and industrial use despite the projected decline in the production of the commodity is a clear indication that no Zambian will go hungry. The...

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May 14, 2015 - 0 Comments

ECONOMIC diversification is critical to Zambia’s long-term development and, least of all, to end the heavy dependence on the minerals. This diversification effort should be mounted at all levels, including within the sectors, by identifying...

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May 13, 2015 - 0 Comments

HARRIENT Beecher Stowe, an American abolitionist and author, who lived in the 19th century once said: Women are the real architects of society.With today’s resounding talk about empowering women, her words were true. Over the...

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May 11, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is heartening to hear that negotiations for improved conditions of service for civil servants between the Government and the unions are set to resume after nearly a year’s lag. This follows a directive by...

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May 8, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE Government’s creation of the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) fund facility to enhance entrepreneurship among Zambians was well-intended because the move would help to mitigate the rising levels of poverty in the country. This...

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