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    A heated debate on the feasibility of free education has ensued on the Zambian political scene ahead of the 11th August general elections. Education is one of the key campaign issues given the high illiteracy levels in Zambia. According to UNICEF, though Zambia made commendable progress in increasing access to education and gender parity, more

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    What does Trump say about us?0

    On June 16 of 2015, a friend and I found ourselves in a New York hotel, feeling somewhat compromised after a late night and much revelry. Thanks to our throbbing heads, the spectacle of Donald Trump’s glass elevator arrival – in order to give the first of many bombastic and often fact-free speeches in support


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Jacques Rousseau

“I’m not going to tell Putin what to do,” but “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the emails”.…