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October 16, 2017 - 0 Comments

WE salute former Information and Broadcasting Services minister Chishimba Kambwili’s deportment to pursue the face of God since we were worried at his growing frustration and anger that made him probably the bitterest politician in...

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October 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

We agree with Women for Change (WfC) for suggesting a national debate to discuss more effective ways of curbing the rising cases of child defilement in Zambia. We feel this bane calls for a speedy...

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October 13, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE plans to revise the minimum Wage and Conditions of Employment Act of 2012 for various sectors is not only timely but will help improve the conditions of the working class in the country. It...

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October 10, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE International Labour Organisation (ILO) defines child labour as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and dignity, as well as any work that is harmful to children’s physical and mental development. According...

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October 9, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE recent rise of gun-related killings in the country is not just shocking, but alarming as well and urgently needs to be controlled before it escalates into ‘plague’. There is news popping up every week...

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October 7, 2017 - 0 Comments

There is now no denying that there is an increase in crimes of passion in Zambia and this problem needs to be addressed before it reaches unmanageable levels. Some experts define a crime of passion...

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October 4, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE recent procurement of 42 fire tenders worth US$42 million by the Government has raised a lot of uncertainty, albeit among a nuclear section of our society. We say a nuclear segment because we have...

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October 3, 2017 - 0 Comments

WE fully support the Government’s intention to limit foreign ownership of large chunks of land in Zambia. The move was announced in Parliament on Thursday last week by Lands Minister Jean Kapata. The minister also...

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October 2, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE concerns expressed by the Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) over the continued delays in confirming teachers by the Teaching Service Commission after they are employed are well founded. We are aware and so...

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September 30, 2017 - 0 Comments

IT is heartening to note that the Government has proposed to spend about K72 billion next year, which translates into nearly 26 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Zambians should note that...

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