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The historic August 11 elections to vote for a president, parliamentarians, mayors and a referendum on the Bill of Rights were a significant milestone in Zambia’s march toward democratic consolidation. 

Dear Mr President,

Like many Zambians, I must confess not knowing much about you prior to the demise of the King Cobra. Just how you ‘divinely’ rose to the helm leaves me with absolutely no choice but to say, “Congratulations Mr President!”

It is early days yet for the government to have us start sounding alarm bells about its intention on the Access to Information (ATI) Bill. In his characteristic crusty fashion, Chishimba Kambwili, before he was sacked as Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, suggested that the government would delay tabling the Bill in this current term of parliament because of what he calls unethical reporting by some media institutions.

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