Even UPND has no solution to prevailing economic crisis – MundubileTHE CURRENT economic position is genuine, things are difficult and even those in the opposition don’t have a solution, says PF chairperson for legal affairs Brian Mundubile. And Mundubile says political parties joining camp with the PF have realised that there is no need for multiplicity of presidential candidates as the August 12th election is a two-horse race between the reds and greens. In an interview, Tuesday, Mundubile said the prevailing economic crisis was a chance for the opposition to prove that they had solutions for the country. “We are saying if there is something we are doing wrong tell.......
Election convention with no single ballot cast confirms PF as a dictatorshipThe definition of democracy seems to be eluding us. We say so because what happened at the PF convention is anything but democracy and yet we seem to be accepting and tolerating the decision of the ruling party to completely ignore the provisions of the Constitution that require casting of a ballot when parties are choosing their leaders. If we know what democracy is, there would be no way we could accept what transpired at the PF convention. Yes, We! We are saying “we” because the PF convention is not just a party activity, it’s an event that is stipulated.......
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Just pack and go, you rejected our economic solutions, UPND tells PFJUST pack your bags and prepare to go because you have failed to fix the economy even after being offered advice, UPND secretary general Batuke Imenda has told the Patriotic Front leadership. Imenda was commenting on PF chairperson for legal affairs Brian Mundubile’s remarks in which he said the prevailing economic challenges presented an opportunity for the UPND to offer alternative solutions, but they had failed to do so because they were also clueless. He said the most honourable thing…….
Agriculture is still a neglected sector in Zambia: Can Wheat be the wonder crop?In this feature, I use the wheat sub-sector in Zambia to show that despite all the rhetoric about sector diversification, agriculture as a whole is still a neglected sector. Previous Governments, including the current Patriotic Front led Government have conveniently advanced agriculture narrowly around political lines (maize-centric) as opposed to wider economic considerations of various crop varieties that can contribute to not only job creation and income disbursement to local grower, but also value addition and exports growth. I argue....