• The Success of Social Media Campaign in Zambia

    The Success of Social Media Campaign in Zambia0

    On 1st March, 2016 I launched the #PromoteTheWomanConstable social media campaign to attract the attention of the authorities and consider promoting Constable Marjory Moyo to Sergeant following her unfortunate accident where she was run over by a speeding mini bus in Lusaka. A few days earlier, Marjory in the company of other Police officers from

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  • Zambia’s Human Rights Record Under the Spotlight

    Zambia’s Human Rights Record Under the Spotlight0

    Zambia’s human rights record and standing continues to come under scrutiny on the backdrop of reports of escalating violations of some fundamental freedoms by the state. Last week the US Department of State released the 2015 U.S Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Zambia. U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S government

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  • Ritual Killers Terrorise Lusaka, Killing And Removing Body Parts

    Ritual Killers Terrorise Lusaka, Killing And Removing Body Parts0

    Tired of discovering mutilated dead bodies, some Lusaka residents recently protested over what they term as lack of protection from the Zambia Police Service (ZPS) following the suspected ritual killings which have claimed six lives in the past four weeks. Residents of Chunga township took to the streets chanting anti-Police slogans and calling for the

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  • Popular Zambian Bus Operator Faces Ban Over Deaths, Injuries

    Popular Zambian Bus Operator Faces Ban Over Deaths, Injuries0

    Mazhandu Family Bus Services, a popular coach service in Zambia, faces a ban over a spate of road accidents that have claimed lives and injured dozens of people over the last 12 months. The company, which is owned by the wealthy Mazhandu family, runs coaches to several towns across Zambia. Mazhandu coaches prides itself with time

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  • Zambia: Towards a Fully Inclusive Electoral Process

    Zambia: Towards a Fully Inclusive Electoral Process0

    Zambia goes to the general elections in August this year under a new constitution that has significantly altered the electoral environment. The amended constitution stipulates that a winning presidential candidate must poll at least 50+1 percent of total votes cast. Also, positions of city mayor and council chairperson new now electable for a period of

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Rigging live in Parliament. The ayes clearly outnumbered and outshouted but the Chair declares they won the vote. It is @UKenyatta's version of "wapende wasipende". pic.twitter.com/3jHN…