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Secessionist Sentiments in Western Province

The continued agitation for secession by traditional leaders in Weste­rn Province is no doubt a thorny and complex issue which requires the government of the day to tread carefully in its efforts to resolve it. Like all other serious national issues facing us, we need to summon our wisdom in find­ing a lasting and peaceful solution to […]

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African Peer Review Mechanism Newsletter

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Newsletter January 2012 is now available. The aim of the newsletter has been to keep civil society, the private sector, government and citizens more widely interested in the development of the APRM process especially in Zambia. The Newsletter highlights the Activities of the CSO APRM Secretariat and its network […]

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You Lazy (Intellectual) Zambian Scum!

The original article titled “You Lazy (Intellectual) African Scum!” may as well have been titled “You Lazy (Intellectual) Zambian Scum!” My first reaction. Anger. My second. Pride. Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa, pens a thoughtful and powerful response titled, “A Zambian’s response to “You Lazy (Intellectual) African Scum!”

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President Sata’s 90 days is a Success

President Sata faced lots of challenges when he took office. But his leadership and government have succeeded in delivering their campaign promises. When he took office, MMD government left record high unemployment; the economy was in its worse state and public trust in government institutions was at lowest mark. In just 90 days, President Sata […]

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