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Speaking in Tongues: The Absurdity of President Sata’s “Local Languages” Policy

 E. Munshya, LLB (Hons), MA, MDiv. English and Pan-Africanism When a president has no agenda, she finds solace in promoting myopic nationalisms devoid of real sense. When a government has no tangible plan for development, it begins to couch useless pan-Africanist ideals that have no practical value.  Nothing demonstrates this recklessness better than the recent decision of the Michael Sata government

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What is development? Is it a Pit-Latrine or a Street?

A few years ago, I travelled by road from Lusaka to my home village of Milenge, Luapula Province. On my way, I discovered that an NGO had helped build, for my people, well ventilated pit latrines utilizing very sophisticated modern methods. The latrines looked good. They were built in concrete and asbestos for roofing sheets. However, I looked again and

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