Was there really Tribalism in Zambian Elections?

There have been many critics of the last Zambian presidential election who saw evidence of “tribalism” in voting patterns, especially in the Southern Province where candidate Hakainde Hichilema typically received over 90 percent of the vote. Many people have said that this kind of statistic shows that the ugly vice of tribalism is alive and […]

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WHY IT WAS ILLEGAL TO SUSPEND NEVERS MUMBA.

AN IMAGINARY TRIAL. Judge: Please continue, Mr. Muhabi Lungu. For what reason and under what authority have you suspended the president of your party? Muhabi Lungu (ML): Your Lordship, we suspended the president of the MMD due to indiscipline. We also determined that his actions were likely to bring the party into disrepute, and duly […]

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ENDING THE GUY SCOTT ACTING DEBATE (Published in Lusakatimes.com)

  I was asked to respond to the LT article by Mr. Chilufya Tayali entitled “Attorney General Musa Mwenye misled Cabinet over the Appointment of Dr. Guy Scott as Acting President.” I’ll be quick about it. Mr. Tayali’s argument is that the constitution suggests that the only person who can revoke the authority of an […]

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Why Guy Scott is legally qualified to Act as President.

Article 38 (2) of the Constitution of Zambia says: “Whenever the office of the President becomes vacant, the Vice-President or, in the absence of the Vice-President or if the Vice President is unable, by reason of physical or mental infirmity, to discharge the functions of his office, a member of the Cabinet elected by the […]

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IS BEING BLACK the ONLY CRITERION FOR BEING A PATRIOTIC ZAMBIAN ?

WRITTEN BY BRIAN MULENGA (via Facebook). I will start by making a controversial statement. We black Zambians are racists. We hide behind our supposedly friendly nature but always we try to be more Zambian than other Zambians of a different colour. There are pictures of the Zambian swimming team at the Commonwealth Games on social […]

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UNZA “Experts” Lied about Local Language Education in other Countries.

The website of the University of Zambia announced not too long ago that their language and education “experts” were in support of government’s controversial policy of introducing local languages as medium of instruction for young primary school children. These experts based their opinion on their supposedly exhaustive research that concluded that the same policy was […]

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