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February 19, 2017 - 0 Comments

WRITING  in his book Under An African Sun; Memoirs of a colonial officer in Northern Rhodesia, Frank Bennet, an ex-colonial officer noted that Lusaka was a modern, spotlessly clean city with an abundance of parks...

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February 1, 2017 - 0 Comments

Just months after that failed referendum to give Zambians an enhanced Bill of Rights, there is talk that the government should consider going back to the voters for a second time on the same subject....

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January 23, 2017 - 0 Comments

ONE famous quote states that, ‘where a good road passes, development follows’ and clearly, this statement, beyond all reasonable doubts, sounds valid. Its validity has been verified from the local level right through to international...

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January 20, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE problem of street vending has dogged Zambian cities and towns for many years but repeated efforts to remove the vendors have always proved too feeble or too half-hearted to yield the needed results. That...

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January 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

The revelation that adult armyworm moths were spotted way back in October in some parts of Zambia is shocking, for had action been taken then, we would not be grappling such a destructive pest in...

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January 9, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE current skyrocketing prices of mealie meal are unjustifiable and unacceptable, therefore, President Edgar Lungu’s stance to intervene in the this matter by stopping what is suspected to be a deliberate manipulation of the market...

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January 7, 2017 - 0 Comments

We strongly concur with the acute observation by the Prisons Care and Counselling Association (PRISCA) which has rightly charged that the law in Zambia is harsh on the poor and soft on the rich. True...

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January 6, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE decision by the Government to launch the fourth Medical Stores Limited (MSL) hub is welcome development that should without doubt cheer many Zambians. The initiative will ensure that more Zambians have increased access to...

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January 3, 2017 - 0 Comments

MANY are times that society has condemned public service vehicle (PSV) drivers and conductors for what is termed as unruly behaviour. The drivers and conductors have been a menace to their passengers, fellow motorists and...

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December 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

THE Christmas festivities may be dying down, but we remain in the festive season where we still have the turn of the New Year to celebrate. We believe in the spirit that surrounds Christmas, which...

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