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ANALYSIS:The State of Private Media in Zambia

“The role of the media is twofold: on one hand, the media report and reflect on pressing issues and can help to question established concepts and ideas. On the other hand, they can be used for propaganda purposes and instead of revealing truths, try to cover things up and by this curtail people’s freedom and […]

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The tragedy of social media in education

  Editor, I wish to express my concern at the number of pupils and students alike who spend time on social media at the expense of studies. There is a saying that “Education is the backborne of the nation” It is also said that education is an investment due to some benefits that are derived […]

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Early marriages an affront to society,says Chief Chikanta

  Early marriages as well as teenage pregnancies are still rampant and there is need for all stakeholders to put in their very best in order to discourage the scourge from worsening as people have continued to engage themselves in these bad acts, Chief Chikanta of the Tonga people of Southern Province has said.   He […]

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The problem isn’t Multichoice DSTV; it’s the Zambians Stupid…

  By Mwiine Lubemba   A COLLEAGUE of several years experience in Mass Communications called the proposed increase by Multichoice a scandal and went on to elaborate using Kinsley’s Law, discovered by journalist Michael Kinsley way back in the 80s that, “ The scandal isn’t what’s illegal, the scandal is what’s legal.” A variant applies […]

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Women; sky is the limit

    Editor, I wish to congratulate the womenfolk for having commemorated their day which fell on Sunday March 8, 2015.  The women’s place is no longer in the kitchen. This is because they do what men can do and excel in areas such as education, business and employment. This time some women have made […]

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Kanene was marvel to watch

  Editor, I was thrilled watching incarcerated and celebrated musician, Clifford Dimba alias General Kanene perform at National Heroes Stadium during  Women’s Day. General Kanene was smartly dressed in a red suit, white shirt and a red bow tie. During the commemoration, the celebrated musician who is currently serving an 18-year  jail term for defilement  […]

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Where is cheap mealie meal?

  Editor, Allow me space in your paper to comment on the recent pronouncement by Agriculture minister Given Lubinda on lowering of prices of mealie meal. It’s now clear that many retailers have not heeded the Minister’s call to reduce the price of our staple food.  When will the so-called maize bumper harvests translate into […]

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Who issues work permits to foreign herbalists?

  Editor,   I refer to the  text message of March 7, 2015 by Rose Mwiba that fake herbalists should be caged. First and foremost, I would like to find out from the Immigration Department as to why most of these herbalists are foreigners. Who issues them with work permits? There is a well-known country […]

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