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Is Tribalism Threatening One Zambia One Nation?

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology “And Chama said the UPND in Southern Province were polygamous by nature and “may be by having so many children, one day after 100 years, they may lead the country, but … read more »

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Are You a Hopeless Romantic?

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology I caught the radio news story in the middle during the second week of August in 2008.  “….he grew up poor working in the fields in the American South. His rise … read more »

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My Father Went Missing

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology In August 1969, my father was teaching at Kasonjola Primary school which is 30 miles north of Chipata along the Lundazi Road. I was in Form Three or Grade 9 on … read more »

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Same Sex Marriages Coming to Zambia?

by Mwizenge S. Tembo Author of “The Bridge- a Romance Adventure Novel”. Professor of Sociology Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) sexual orientations are openly advocated today from President Obama of the United States and the First Lady Michelle, in American … read more »

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Cargill completes acquisition of Zamanita from Zambeef

Cargill has completed the acquisition of Zamanita Ltd, the soybean crushing and oil refining subsidiary of Zambeef. Zamanita now becomes an integral part of Cargill’s business in Zambia. As part of the deal, Cargill has acquired all of Zamanita’s assets, … read more »

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Fresh Zambian Poetry Genre

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology It was Malcolm Gladwell in his book: “The Tipping Point” who said at the beginning of the internet era in the early 1990s, emails were not only very few, but they … read more »

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Msoni accuses PF of engaging in premature campaigns

The opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) President Nason Msoni has accused the ruling PF of engaging in premature campaigns ahead of the 2016 General elections because they are not comfortable in office. Mr. Msoni has told QFM News in an … read more »

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German envoy guides Zambia on Public Order Act

German Ambassador to Zambia Bernd Finke has observed that in a democracy, legislation such as the Public Order Act is not supposed to restrict freedom of expression. Mr. Finke believes the opposition political parties and civil society organizations are supposed … read more »

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Coalition will not support piecemeal constitution amendments

Civil Society Constitution Coalition says it will not support government’s position to amend the constitution in piecemeal. Coalition Chairperson Judith Mulenga says it is unfortunate that government has decided to go its way and ignore advice from stakeholders. Ms. Mulenga … read more »

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