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The Dangers of Election Violence and Tribalism

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction The twin ugly problems of tribalism and election violence could easily plunge our otherwise beloved peaceful nation of Zambia into utter mayhem. This is why ahead of the August 11 … read more »

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HH shouldn’t have chosen GBM as running mate-NGOCC

It was a mistake for Hakainde Hichilema to make Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM)-an insulting and violent person with a propensity to battering anyone who does not agree with him, including his wife, says Non-Governmental Organisation Coordinating Council (NGOCC) Chairperson Sarah … read more »

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Printing of all ballot papers completed, to arrive in Lusaka tomorrow

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has disclosed that the printing of ballot papers for next month’s general elections and the Referendum has been completed. ECZ Spokesman Chris Akufuna said the printing exercise was witnessed by Zambian stakeholders who included members … read more »

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Ballot papers arrive from Dubai

Ballot Papers for the August 11 general elections have arrived at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka and they are being loaded into trucks for safe keeping at the ECZ secure warehouse The first Etihad cargo plane carrying the ballot … read more »

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Vote Yes to the referendum-JCTR

THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has urged Zambians to give a yes vote to the referendum on 11 August. JCTR director Leonard Chiti said the issue of the referendum was not a partisan but national issue that needed … read more »

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President Lungu creates three more districts out of Mpika

President Edgar Lungu has announced that the Mpika district will be divided into three more districts. Speaking at a rally in Mpika at Mining grounds, President Lungu announced that to further accelerate development, the 147 000 square kilometres district which … read more »

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Post Newspaper scared of its own shadow

On its front-page story Friday, The Post claims that its newsroom has moved to Cathedral of the Christ Jesus for fear of attacks by the ruling party. The paper claims it did so on the advise of the Zambia Police. … read more »

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Koffi Lusaka show to go on as planned

The Agricultural and Commercial Society of Zambia has maintained that the planned musical show featuring Congolese Rhumba King Koffi Olomide will go ahead as scheduled. In a statement, the Show society says reports that the concert has been cancelled are … read more »

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Don’t experiment with leadership, President Lungu

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has charged that Zambians are not ready to experiment with leadership by voting for the opposition because they are already satisfied with his work. Mr Lungu said he was a tested leader who had served in various … read more »

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