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January 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE announcement by President Michael Sata that his Government will establish the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has inevitably been received with mixed feelings from a cross section of people countrywide, with some in favour and...

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January 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

LAND disputes can be serious and such rows have sometimes turned ugly where lives have been lost. The prudent way to curb land wrangles or any other dispute is as they say ‘nipping the trouble...

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January 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

REPORTS of escalating prices of mealie meal, as well as complaints by consumers and talk of whether there could be some form of price control have all certainly been provocative. The high cost of living,...

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January 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE call by the Zambia National women’s Lobby (ZNWL) for women politicians to desist from engaging in any form of electoral malpractices cannot come at a better time than now. This follows the recent nullification...

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January 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

A FEW years after independence, first Republican president Kenneth Kaunda was reported to have threatened to resign as president of the newly independent Zambia, charging that he could not be at the helm of a...

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January 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE coming of cell phones onto the Zambian market has in the last two decades made communication easier among the people. No doubt about that! Previously those with no land phones in their homes had...

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January 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE recalcitrant attitude of drivers, especially those who fall under the category of passenger service vehicles, was this past year blamed for the frightening statistics on road carnage which proved to be a heavy drain...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

The local manufacturing sector has for the past two decades or so since liberalisation of the Zambian economy, been facing numerous challenges due to stiff competition from cheap imports that have chocked the market. This...

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December 29, 2013 - 0 Comments

THE question of whether prisoners, in this case male prisoners, should be supplied with condoms is another issue that is currently just as divisive as it is troubling to the powers-that-be. Some people believe that...

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December 27, 2013 - 0 Comments

THE revelation by Community Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Joseph Katema that over three per cent of adult Zambians suffer from diabetes calls for careful reflection on everyone’s lifestyle. As Dr Katema said yesterday,...

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