Politics

Tough poll ahead for PF

An economic downturn has taken the shine off Lungu rule. By Benedict Tembo, Lusaka WHATEVER HAPPENS at election time later this year, supporters of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) point to what they call its infrastructural legacy. Come August 11, they…

Ex VP guilty of war crimes

Bemba faces long jail sentence following first ICC trial to focus on rape as a weapon of war. By Rita Hernandes JEAN-PIERRE Bemba, The former DR Congo vice-president, has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in…

Living up to his promise

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Nigeria’s Akwa Ibom State, won elections on the back of his promise to transform the state into an economic powerhouse. So far, he is on the right course. In the run up to the last elections,…

How to wreck a country

By anyone’s standards, Libya is a failed state that threatens to destabilise the rest of Africa. The blame for this lies with NATO, writes Moffat Ekoriko US PRESIDENT Barack Obama must be gifted in euphemism. Asked about the outcome of…
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