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October 16, 2017 3:33 PM International youth festival raises issues of social justice and sovereignty of nations

The first international youth festival was organized in 1947 by the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) – a major leftist NGO founded after WWII with the goal of countering fascist tendencies in politics. The International Union of Students was also behind the festival. Both organizations received significant support from the Soviet Union and other 66

September 2, 2017 10:44 PM Bembas, Ngonis ‘renew’ cousinship

I HAVE warned these Ngoni people to stop challenging the Bemba to golf contests, but they don’t seem to listen. Again, the Bembas subdued their tribal cousins and erstwhile bitter enemies to win the 2017 annual golf tournament at Chainama Hills Golf Club in Lusaka. Such contests have become a permanent fixture on Zambia’s golf calendar. The Bemba reaffirmed 38

August 31, 2017 12:35 AM ZCTU raps Masiyiwa for abusing workers

ZCTU secretary general Mr Japhet Moyo said Mr Masiyiwa was depriving workers of their rights. “Masiyiwa’s businesses are characterised by alarming work deficits, depriving workers of their fundamental rights,” said Mr Moyo in statement on Tuesday. “The nature of contracts that these companies are dangling to employees smacks of cold-blooded capitalism 18

August 24, 2017 10:33 PM Zuma victory is triumph for African liberation parties

Had Zuma lost the vote, his presidency would have come to an immediate, unceremonious screeching end. The motion was sponsored by the right-wing Democratic Alliance led by Mmusi Maimane following a finding by that country’s Constitutional Court that Zuma had violated his oath of office. This was the eighth attempt to oust the popular Zuma, who, as it turns 55

July 30, 2017 3:11 AM Mugabe problem: Mwari is a Zimbabwean

IT is now universally accepted that Zimbabwe is fast approaching the end of the immediate post-colonial ‘Mugabe era’. So, what happens now? There is obviously going to be momentous change, but what form will that change take and how will it affect different sections of Zimbabwe’s population? Firstly – before getting confused in the myriad cultural, tribal 61

July 23, 2017 1:32 PM MUGABE SUCCESSION: Mnangagwa, Mphoko War Escalates

President Robert Mugabe’s deputies — Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko — are engaged in a cold war of sorts over the emotive succession debate notwithstanding the camaraderie they exhibit in public, the Daily News can report. No matter how hard they try to conceal the antagonism towards each other, events suggests that the two ex-combatants have struggled 18

July 23, 2017 6:33 AM Dear Heavenly Father: When will this religious madness end?

AS 2017 has been beset by so much tragedy in Zimbabwe, I seek your wise counsel. I have a dilemma of faith troubling my soul and I find myself wallowing in a wilderness of scepticism and emptiness. I struggle to see your spirit in the works of unscrupulous prophets who have mushroomed in metropolitan areas in Africa. I do not see your mighty hand blessing 16

July 9, 2017 12:20 AM G20: Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-capitalism march in Hamburg

Hundreds of hooded anti-capitalist militants scuffled with German police on the fringes of a largely peaceful march against G20, after two days of violent clashes which marred the summit of world leaders. In the late evening, after leaders had left Hamburg, police turned on water cannon to disperse remaining protesters — many drunk — who started throwing 15

June 10, 2017 1:52 PM Where was Trump’s Paris pact exit rejected?

“I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” U.S. President Donald Trump said, announcing his decision to pull America out of the Paris climate agreement. Mr. Trump sought to make Pittsburgh the metaphor of his ‘America First’ politics. As it turned out, it is not only his brand of nationalist politics that this statement spurred 16

May 29, 2017 10:17 PM Germany, US rift: A ‘watershed’ moment

Addressing a Munich beer tent rally on Sunday, Merkel said: “The times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over — I experienced that in the last few days. We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands.” Merkel was speaking a day after the conclusion of the summit, which saw open conflicts with the US. The rupture took place 11