Sometimes it feels like we are watching one of those Apartheid movies where black citizens are beaten into doing unpaid hard labour, while the minority white rulers are plundering national resources and living lavishly out of the sweat of the poor. But this is real and it is happening “black on black” right here in Zambia, in front of our eyes. Some people don’t feel the pain of the Patriotic Front’s rule because they forget too easily. So we will put things into perspective for a few of our readers who may think we just condemn the PF without any basis for our criticism. Here is the tale of the tape: President Edgar Lungu has increased his annual salary from…...

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