Should Herbal Medicines Such As ‘Mutoto’ Be Banned?

Should Herbal Medicines Such  As ‘Mutoto’ Be Banned?

SIBONGINKHOSI FOUNDATION   The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Ndeke House Lusaka   Dear Sir, Ref: Herbal Medicines in the Streets Permanent Secretary we are an organization that is supplementing government efforts in the providing a healthy and safe environment in our country through various awareness activities in the society on why and how citizens […]


Good day Editor, We wish through your media to congratulate the technical committe on the constitution for finally giving the Zambians a taste of what the constitution should constist of, based on the main review commisions that we have had in the past. It indeed gives some indication of the governments committment to facilitating a people driven […]

Is Aid Helping or killing Africa?

Is Aid Helping or killing Africa?

By Aaron Sikombe. Aid is money, food, medical care etc, which is given to help countries in difficult situations (Oxford 2011). There are three main forms of aid, economic, humanitarian, and emergency aid. The Time Magazine (2010) says aid money contributes up to 40 per cent of most African countries national budgets; it also goes […]

Notice of Cessation of Refugee Status for Angolan Refugees

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS Notice of Cessation of Refugee Status for Angolan Refugees 1. Since the end of the civil war in Angola in April 2002, over 180,000 Angolan refugees have voluntarily and safely returned to and reintegrated in their country of origin. Today, only some 23,000 Angolan refugees remain registered in […]

Harassment Of Officers And Unfair Transfers From State House

I wish to express my deepest disappointment at the manner officers are being harassed by state house police command .The ADC to the president Mr Bwanga recently transferred 20 senior officers to various divisions without any reasonable cause. These senior officers are very experienced in VIP protection. This has greatly compromised security at state house. […]

Livingstone Tour Operators Appeal To President Sata

H.E. Mr. M.C. SATA President of the Republic of Zambia STATE HO– USE LUSAKA Dear Your Excellence, Ref: CONCERN WITH TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN ZAMBIA. Sir, without wasting much of your time we the tourism community in Livingstone, are so concerned and worried on how tourism has/is been handled in this country and particularly […]

Should The Trade Between Africa And China Be Regulated?

By Aaron Sikombe Ofodile (2008) refers to the Africa-China trade as the third scramble for Africa, while Muekali (2004) calls it a ‘strategic partnership.’ Whatever the name one thing is for sure the Africa-China trade is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down (Time Magazine, 2011). The Arica-China trade is no […]

Can Zambians Entrust A Woman For Presidency?

 By Martin Mwango For sometimes I have been thinking that one time our nation will be ruled by a lady, looking at the number of women who are well educated in our nation. To the contrary women in politics, in music industry and in other social sectors in Zambia have never convinced us to have […]

Governance Challenges Revealed By Barotse National Council (BNC)

By Maurice Makalu Putting aside the secession controversies generated by the BNC resolutions, the gathering itself and the position it purports to hold in the governance and representation of the people of Western Province have crystallized two governance challenges that Zambia, as a democracy, faces: parallel leadership structures and tribal integration. a. Parallel Leadership Structures […]