FORMER Zambian High Commissioner to Australia Frank Bwalya says he avoided joining the ruling party because he would have been viewed as an opportunist. And Bwalya says he has always been a socialist. Speaking when he was featured on Radio Phoenix’s Let the People Talk programme, Friday, Bwalya, who recently joined the Socialist Party, said the saying “politics of the tummy” would have only made sense if he had joined UPND. “When I was consulting, I did also speak to a few colleagues who remain in the Patriotic Front, some of them remain on the dormant and so on. And I realised that people would have viewed me as opportunistic if I jumped to the UPND and there was a…...

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