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Free education was a historic gain that must be brought back,...

By Staff Reporter   OPPOSITION Socialist Party 2021 presidential candidate Dr Fred M’membe says free education should be brought back and defended as it is a...

President Lula: A prisoner of capitalism

Cosmas Musumali Curitiba/Brazil, 8th June 2018   President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva changed the face of Brazil during his stay in office from 2003 to 2011....

Rights to Bail, Presumption of Innocence and the Zambian Criminal Justice...

By Muna  Ndulo Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, USA. Also Honorary Professor at University of Cape Town, Western Cape and Free State in South Africa.   “A...

Reflection on Mapfumo’s return to Zimbabwe

In our series of letters from Africa, journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe reflects on the return from exile of Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo four months after...

Corruption is beyond individuals – Musumali

Socialist Party General Secretary Cosmas Musumali has observed that corruption in Zambia is a problem that has gone beyond individuals. In a video recording, Dr...

Struggle for Dignity has Overtaken Fear in DRC

By Kate Janse van Rensburg Fatally shot during a church-led, peaceful protest in Kinshasa, Thérèse Mwanza Kapangala was one of many Congolese to fall victim...

South Africa’s Parliament Passes Land Expropriation Without Compensation Bill

By Staff Reporter South Africa parliament yesterday overwhelmingly passed the Land Expropriation Without Compensation bill following a split vote of 241 against 81 opposed to...

Speaking out has become more dangerous – AI

By Staff Reporter Amnesty International (AI) says 2017 was a very bad year for human rights in Southern Africa as most government clumped down on...

Zambia a rotten society – Musumali

By Staff Reporter Socialist Party General Secretary Cosmas Musumali says veteran journalist and legal practitioner Fred M’meme is free to join the Socialist Party if...

The Myth of Free Education in Zambia

By Francisco Mumba Both the leftists and rightists divide appreciates the functioning of education in transforming society then, now and in the future. Education for the...

Jim Calls for The Overthrow of Capitalism

By Staff Reporter National Union of Metalwaorkers of South Africa (NUMSA) general secretary Irvin Jim has urged Africans to take up the fight to overthrow...

Mosho applies to be joined to M’membe’s petition in ConCourt

By Staff Reporter LUSAKA lawyer Lewis Mosho has applied to be joined to a matter where Dr Fred M’membe has petitioned the Constitutional Court, in...

University of Kinshasa students under siege by Kabila’s security

By Staff Reporter The University of Kinshasa has been experiencing very intense tensions today. This morning, the students arrived at the university with the objective of...

40 per cent Zim girls sexually active before age 18

By Staff Reporter Female adolescents in Zimbabwe are at risk of harmful consequences, including dying in childbirth, warns Amnesty International (AI). According to a report AI...

Six dead in DRC protest crackdown

By Samir TOUNSI, Bienvenu-Marie BAKUMANYA Six people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN said, as the authorities cracked down...

Botswana Records Reduced Poverty Levels

By Staff Reporter Botswana has recorded a reduction in poverty levels, according to that country’s recent survey. The Multi Topic Household Survey (BMTHS) shows that poverty...

About 130 Namibian diamond miners to lose jobs as De Beers...

By Staff Reporter NAMDEB, a joint venture between Namibia’s government and Anglo American’s diamond unit De Beer, is about to lay off at least 130...

Transition in Zim should be in the best interest of the...

By Staff Reporter The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) general secretary Irvin Jim has cautioned the people of Zimbabwe to influence the...

Thousands of Brazilians Protest Michel Temer’s Labor Reforms

A survey by the Vox Populi Institute released Thursday said 81 percent of Brazilians disapprove of the new labor law. Trade unions and social movements in...

Temer is ‘Selling Resources’ That Aren’t His: Dilma Rousseff

Dilma noted that democracy is the only means by which the people of Brazil can defend their resources and social projects. “The government that's come...

The Bolshevik Revolution’s Pioneering Gains for Women

The first worker's state in the world would never have materialized without the steely, militant determination of women. “Bread!” was the first call to order....

Lungu’s threat to hold on to power is treason, warns Prof....

By Staff Reporter Law Professor Muna Ndulo has warned President Edgar Lungu that his threats to hold on to power regardless of court rulings amounts...

Corrupt capitalism versus socialism with Chinese characteristics based on Xi’s Thought

SOCIALISM with Chinese characteristics is now flying high and proud for all to see, remarked Chinese President and Communist Party of China general secretary,...

Fuel price increase reflective of Zambia’s debt burden, Economist

Zambian economist Dr Cosmas Musumali  says the recent increment on the fuel pump price in Zambia is reflective of international debt burden on government. The...

Ideological bankruptcy on Pan-Africanism

By Nassoro Kitunda in Tanzania There is a great and sometimes intense debate now on the reality of Pan-Africanism, as compared to the days of...

How Lungu schemed to shut down a critical newspaper

In the evening of Tuesday June 21, 2016, the Zambian government closed down an independent daily tabloid, The Post on a cooked up tax...

Hichilema’s rough political walk

Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been the latest victim of state abuse. Hichilema and five others were released on August 16 after...

How Lungu schemed to shut down a critical newspaper

In the evening of Tuesday June 21, 2016, the Zambian government closed down an independent daily tabloid, The Post on a cooked up tax...

Women face multi-dimension struggles in society – South African gender activist

South Africa – A SOUTH African gender activist and academician has noted that women do not just face one but multi-dimensional struggle in society. During...
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