The Political Life of Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda

Identity Literacy –  President Kaunda was a biological product of2parents born in Malawi but who migrated into Zambia. He was born in Zambia. He was bred in Zambia. He rose2the highest office in the land. He looks human and there exists no known mechanism that would distinguish him from the rest of the humans who claim or may claim2be authentic Zambians. The attempt2revisit KK’s citizenship points2a dangerous but prevalent human propensity2use birth as a discriminator in life. Birth and its address is one of many pathways to citizenship yet some…

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Identity Literacy with Angeline Mhlanga

A chat with Angeline Mhlanga who is Key Account Manager at Liquorish Inc. this morning on The1873 FM. Host: Stanley Dube aka Wildfire Deejay Liquorish Inc. is a leading global Marketing and PR company with a broad range of online and offline capabilities including lead generation, public relations, branding, design and talent sourcing.

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Imagine the human system absent dreams.

What would it be like? It all starts with dreams and without a mind the dreams would be of no consequence. What makes us human is that we give wings to dreams by constructively using our minds. It is true that life doesn’t permit anyone to create the materials that must be combined with the power of the mind and action but all we can do is to transform one given form into a form that has utility value to mankind. Without the human creativity and innovation, the earth’s treasures…

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Corporate Literacy – Identity

Should a company’s identity be determined by the holder of the majority issued share capital? It is often the case that there are firms that are generally without applying much thought referred to “foreign” firms as opposed to “local” firms. With respect to banking, it is the case in SA that calls are being made to create “state” banks. What kind of bank would this bank be? How would the proposed or imagined banks be different from any other banks? It is assumed that the mere holding of shares by…

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Unpacking the idea of leadership with Mr Tinashe Nyamunda.

Unpacking the idea of leadership as an operative construction in explaining the intractable problems of poverty, unemployment and inequality. conversation With Tinashe Nyamunda. Host: Mutumwa Mawere www.the1873fm.com

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Money, Power, Respect: The Importance of Financial Education

The month of April is synonymous with many things — spring, taxes, April showers — but what it should perhaps be most associated with is financial empowerment. In 2004, the Senate did precisely that when it officially recognized April as National Financial Literacy Month. This is of particular importance for the Black community. When 21 percent of Black households are unbanked and 34 percent are under-banked, we can no longer ignore the immediate need for financial awareness and enfranchisement. Last week, National Action Network (NAN) held its 25th annual convention…

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