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February 27, 2018 - 0 Comments

IN whatever form it may come, child marriage is detrimental to the welfare of the girl-child. Child marriage is like selling a child into slavery. Under the customary law, once a girl attains puberty, she...

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February 23, 2018 - 0 Comments

THOUGH many Zambians like denying it, tribalism is very much with us, though like the poison arsenic it is odourless and colourless, and a person can absorb significant doses without immediate harm. As elsewhere in...

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February 19, 2018 - 0 Comments

SO the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) Group plc has put in bid to take over majority shareholding in the Copperbelt Energy Corporation, which is one of the best Zambian companies that has even listed on...

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February 15, 2018 - 0 Comments

AS we indicated on November 9, 2017, it always comes down to the question of what comes first, the egg or the hen! Truly, what comes first between the need to buy locally-produced goods and...

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February 7, 2018 - 0 Comments

Cholera may be loosening its grip on a Lusaka city left badly shaken by its latest visitation during which it has claimed dozens of lives, but the news from the nation’s engineers is hardly comforting....

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February 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

IT’S nearly a month now since some areas in the country experienced significant rains and the crop is wilting if not already drying up. Some of the crop including maize has been found at a...

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February 1, 2018 - 0 Comments

ZAMBIA is in dire need of locally-manufactured goods as a way of growing its economy by meeting a myriad of challenges. Over the years, the country has become almost a dumping ground for various imported...

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January 30, 2018 - 0 Comments

IT is sad to learn that water tanks installed in the choler-affected townships in Lusaka are being vandalised. The development, which has been confirmed by the police, is certainly a drawback to the efforts by...

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January 29, 2018 - 0 Comments

Vince Lombardi, who was an American football player, coach and executive in the National Football League famously, said the dictionary is the only place where success comes before work adding that work was the key...

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January 27, 2018 - 0 Comments

THE revelation that some farmers in Katete are selling fertiliser which they redeemed through the electronic voucher (e-voucher) system makes sad reading. According to the story that we are running in today’s edition, 42 bags...

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