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DEMOCRACY IN A ONE-PARTY STATE

By John Moono On 25 February, 1972 President Kenneth Kaunda announced to the Nation“the Government has decided that Zambia shall become a One-Party Participatory Democracy and that the choice of a One-Party system was by means of a legislative fiat.” It has been difficult to understand the significance of the words “Participatory” and “democracy” afterContinue reading “DEMOCRACY IN A ONE-PARTY STATE”

ZAMBIA’S POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT

By Moono John The borders of Northern Rhodesia (present day Zambia) were drawn by the British between 1890 and 1911. This scenario is very similar among African countries as their borders were drawn by the colonial powers after the Berlin Conference that gave go ahead to the Scramble for Africa. Before the encroachment on theContinue reading “ZAMBIA’S POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT”