Statutory Instrument on Extended Producer Responsibility – Another Scarecrow?

Three weeks after the Zambian government banned plastic packaging materials in the country, not a slight change in their distribution and dumping can be seen. Supermarkets and shops are still giving them out freely to their customers. Street vendors are also still buying from wholesalers and retailing them. Against that backdrop, the question is: are […]

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Division One Tidings of Mighty Mufulira Wanderers Football Club

Mighty Mufulira Wanderers, Zambia’s most successful football club, are back in the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Supper League after one year of absence. During the 2018 season, they were relegated to division one but that shameful demotion was to bring more joy than sorrow to the players and fans. Truth be told, it opened […]

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela–Epitome of Black Excellence

Another heavy blow has struck South Africa as Winnie Madikizela–Mandela dies. The former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela died April 2, 2018 after ailing for a long time. The cause of the death, according to family spokesman Victor Dlamini, was an infection that had affected her kidneys. She was 81 years old. Her […]

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Zesco Blames Mother Nature for Load Shedding

Zesco has managed to convince the Zambians that the massive load shedding they are experiencing is due to the low water level in Lake Kariba. The power utility company has further attributed the diminished quantity of water in the lake to poor rainfall during the 2014/2015 rainy season. In short, Zesco is denying responsibility for […]

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Do the Deaf Understand the Sign Language on TV?

In recent years we have seen some TV programs being interpreted from vocal languages into sign language. There can be no better way of informing the deaf community about current affairs than giving it to them in their ‘mother tongue’. Thus it is just right that we applaud the Association of Sign Language Interpreters of […]

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