It is nothing new that the life of a cadre in Zambia is a particularly lavish one. From the flashy cars to the humongous houses; It is evident how being a cadre is sometimes joked about as being the ‘best’ job in Zambia. Police fear them, youths on the street want to be them… All it takes is an intimidating stature, a crafty mind and enough influence in the ruling party, and voila! You’re in the league. But one would wonder, where do cadres in Zambia get all the money...

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