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March 6, 2018 - 0 Comments

THE common role of a teacher is to teach knowledge to the pupils. But beyond this, teachers are expected to be role models who should inspire the children to aspire for greater heights. Apparently, it...

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March 5, 2018 - 0 Comments

WE are dismayed to note that local courts are handling cases of defilement and passing light judgment on defilers instead of handing over these cases to higher courts. Yesterday we carried a story of a...

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March 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

WE hail the National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Reverend Godfridah Sumaili for refusing to allow South Africa’s  controversial artiste Zodwa Wabantu from peddling her nudity in Zambia all in the name of art. Zodwa,...

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March 1, 2018 - 0 Comments

SO the local suppliers and contractors have not fully benefited from the US$7 billion-plus which has been poured into North-Western Province in the last 10 years? This is because they are reportedly unable to meet...

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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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