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OPINION: Patriotism (Love And Duty To The Country) Is An Inescapable And Compelling Moral Imperative For All Citizens

By Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda, former Minister of Finance. A country may be characterized or defined by a diversity of physical features such as mountains, rivers and peculiarities. All told, what constitutes a country is a community of people, homogenous or heterogeneous, who inhabit the territorial space or land. Thus inevitably, Zambia is a summation of…

OPINION: Patriotism (Love And Duty To The Country) Is An Inescapable And Compelling Moral Imperative For All Citizens

By Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda, former Minister of Finance. A country may be characterized or defined by a diversity of physical features such as mountains, rivers and peculiarities. All told, what constitutes a country is a community of people, homogenous or heterogeneous, who inhabit the territorial space or land. Thus inevitably, Zambia is a summation of…

OPINION: Patriotism (Love And Duty To The Country) Is An Inescapable And Compelling Moral Imperative For All Citizens

By Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda, former Minister of Finance. A country may be characterized or defined by a diversity of physical features such as mountains, rivers and peculiarities. All told, what constitutes a country is a community of people, homogenous or heterogeneous, who inhabit the territorial space or land. Thus inevitably, Zambia is a summation of…

Lungu To Get Report on Malawi Political Situation

President Edgar Lungu says he has not officially received a report on the political situation in neighbouring Malawi.President Lungu who is SADC Chairperson of the Organ for Politics, Peace and Security says he will however contact the Zambian Embassy in Malawi this evening for an update.He was speaking upon arrival in Lusaka from Zimbabwe where…

AFCON 2019 : Ivory Coast beat South Africa 1-0

Aston Villa’s Jonathan Kodjia scored the only goal of the game as Ivory Coast edged past South Africa in their opening Group D encounter.Kodjia latched on to Max Gradel’s precise pass before sidefooting through the legs of goalkeeper Ronwen Williams.Nicholas Pepe struck the woodwork in the first half, while Thulani Hlatshwayo headed inches over the…

Govt Launches HPV Vaccine

Government has dispelled the myth that the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine has side effects.Health Minister, Chitalu Chilufya has assured parents  to ensure they take their children for HPV vaccination.Dr Chilufya  was speaking this afternoon when he officially launched child health week integrated with HPV Vaccine Introduction at Chainda grounds in Lusaka.He said the vaccine…

7 Die,15 Injured in Itezhi-Tezhi Accident

Seven people including a baby have died while 15 others have sustained injuries in an accident on the Itezhi-Tezhi-Mumbwa road in Itezhi-Tezhi district.The accident happened in the early hours of today, when a Hino truck, which was also carrying livestock, veered off the road and plunged into a dry stream.Itezhi-Tezhi District Commissioner, Hendrix Kaimana  has…