Category Archives: Columnists

ZRST urge RTSA to overhaul driver licensing laws to protect people’s lives

“Road traffic accidents in Zambia have remained unabated in the past decade and outdated driving licensing laws are a root cause of accidents” Lusaka, Zambia – 22rd April 2015. Zambian laws on driver licensing are not clear or practical and … read more »

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WHY we got it all wrong on taxation…..

By Reasonata Taxation has been defined by economists as the reduction of both purchasing power and investment. The former being PAYE deducted from employees and the latter funds that should have been used to create more wealth by companies. A … read more »

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Spirited debate about tomatoes, graduates, enterprise and jobs

By Sakwiba Sikota The last few weeks have seen a spirited debate about tomatoes, graduates, enterprise and jobs. We have also witnessed mobs of people walking around with rotten tomatoes searching for Stella in order to hurl them at the … read more »

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Men of God……..nay gold; stop robbing the poor!

During this sacred week as we commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, I am reminded of how some men of God……..nay men of gold are subtly using the world of God to rob the poor. Not so … read more »

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Zambia’s K5.4 Billion Road Sector Budget

“Road travel should not be riskier than any other daily activity we undertake. Also tackling corruption in the road sector will require a comprehensive response of integrated measures”. By Daniel Mwamba The National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) just announced the … read more »

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ActionAid Concerned with President Lungu’s Directive

By Pamela Chisanga, ActionAid Concerned with President Lungu’s Directive to Effect Changes by April 8 the to the New Mining Tax Regime ActionAid Zambia is concerned by President Edgar Lungu’s directive to the Minister of Finance and the Minister of … read more »

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GIVE LUNGU BENEFIT OF DOUBT

By Prince Bill M. Kapinga When I wrote an article Michael Sata’s Family Forest Explained which was published on several online publications, the PF leadership at the time came out with guns blazing. Overzealous leaders and excitable cadres alike burnt … read more »

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Fuel crisis can expunge Zambia’s economic gains

The current if left unaverted in few days. The fuel crisis has some trickle-down effects and severe ramifications on ordinary Zambians. We are likely to see the cost of basic goods and services rise as some unscrupulous traders will find … read more »

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50 Shades of Tribalism in Zambia

By Dr. Kaela B Mulenga After 50 years of uninterrupted peace and tranquility, Zambians have lost a sense of feeling the dangers of tribalism. Taking things for granted, they can no longer see what the by-products of tribal conflicts can … read more »

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