Daily Archives: Aug 4, 2016

The 2008 Obama Campaign: The Thrill of Making History

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction The year was 1962 and I was 8 years old. My father was a teacher at Mafuta Primary School which is 30 miles or 48 Kms. along the Chipata-Lundazi road … read more »

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PF only party to develop Zambia-Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says the Patriotic Front (PF) has demonstrated good leadership and delivered tangible development across the country. President Lungu says the PF is the only party that will develop Zambia. The President says among all the contesting parties … read more »

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Photos from the colonial archives

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Quote of the day

    A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. – Robert Frost

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Declare state of emergency, Eric Chanda dares President Lungu

Fourth Revolution Party President Eric Chanda has challenged President Edgar Lungu to go ahead and declare a state of emergency ahead of next week’s general elections. In an interview, Mr Chanda said President Lungu should stop issuing threats against his … read more »

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HH visits his mother at the village, speaks about the women empowerment

Leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday afternoon took time off his gruesome campaign schedule to visit his mother at the family farm in Kalomo. Mr Hichilema whose parentage has been shrouded in controversy with questions over the identity of … read more »

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JCTR chides politicians calling for ‘NO’ vote in referendum

A civil society organisation in Kasama district says it is very unpatriotic for some politicians to be influencing people not to vote ‘YES’ in the referendum. Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) regional coordinator for Northern Province, Felix Chiwela expressed … read more »

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Prof who blamed Jews for 9/11 suspended from job

The controversial professor at ultra-liberal Oberlin College who sparked a national outcry after posting anti-Semitic rants and bizarre 9/11 conspiracy theories has been booted from the classroom, the school said Wednesday. Joy Karega, an associate professor of rhetoric and composition, … read more »

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Remembering the biggest mass murder in the history of the world

Who was the biggest mass murderer in the history of the world? Most people probably assume that the answer is Adolf Hitler, architect of the Holocaust. Others might guess Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, who may indeed have managed to kill … read more »

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