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February 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

PRISONS in Zambia can be devastating; the sight of those walls scares visiting relatives, while new convicts fail to reconcile their minds and body to the harsh environment. In the words of Republican Vice-President Guy...

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February 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

THERE is no shortage of hints that radio has continued to play a pivotal role in providing information essential to combating poverty, diseases and ignorance, especially among the rural population. People in rural areas have...

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February 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

EVERY year, Zambia loses hundreds of productive lives through road carnage and this has exerted huge costs on the country’s coffers. Records show that, not less than 2,000 lives are lost in Zambia through road...

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February 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

NEWS of calm returning to Zambia’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in Kasumbalesa is not only welcome but also a giant step towards the conclusive resolution of the impasse created by the shooting...

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February 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT is imperative to find an immediate solution to problems at Kasumbalesa border where so far five truck drivers have been slain in cold blood, but the idea to close the border as suggested by...

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February 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

EDUCATION Minister John Phiri is quoted in some sections of the media attributing the poor performance of school leavers, in last year’s examinations, to high illiteracy levels among grade 12 pupils. Ideally, anyone who reaches...

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February 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

WESTERN Province is among the least developed regions in the country and the public perception of the area coupled with poor road infrastructure, has had a negative impact in terms of attracting potential investment there....

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February 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo authorities to send the country’s Interior Minister today to try and find a lasting solution to the recent wanton killings at Kasumbalesa Border Post in Chililabombwe is...

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February 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT was on this space last week when we praised the ruling party, the Patriotic Front (PF), for conducting ‘peaceful’ elections for Lusaka District. That election exercise was conducted from a volatile background where perceived...

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January 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

THERE is no doubt that the number of girls giving birth before the age of 15 in sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia inclusive, is on the increase. According to a UN flagship population report, the number of...

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