Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Fall & Rise Of Fred: How Rupiah Banda Reformed Chiluba’s Image

By Elias Munshya wa Munshya This article explores factors that have contributed to the rehabilitation of former president Chiluba’s image. First, by rewriting the script of Chiluba’s prosecution, after his acquittal, the Rupiah government has helped repair Chiluba’s image. Rupiah’s government has managed to claim that Chiluba was a victim of excessive prosecution. Barely months after the passing of Mwanawasa,

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Why Should Luapula Province Matter For the MMD?

Why Should Luapula Province Matter For the MMD? By Elias Munshya Wa Munshya The recent visit of President Rupiah Banda to Mwata Kazembe of Luapula Province and to some districts in Luapula Province has highlighted just what is at stake politically for Luapula Province. First, Luapula matters to the MMD due to the presence of PF rebel MPs. Totaling ten,

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