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How Woodrow Wilson Changed International Politics?

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono An Alumni of the Zambia Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies Reuters Trained Journalist World politics in the late 19th Century and the early 20th century was dominated by the Alliance System which until this day is attributed to Otto Von Bismarck as the man to have coined the Alliance System.Continue reading “How Woodrow Wilson Changed International Politics?”


By Sakwiba Sikota His Excellency President Rupiah Bwezani BANDA born on the 19th February 1937, in Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia), will prove to be sui generis. I will leave details of the children and grandchildren he has left behind to others who will write traditional obituaries. All I will say is that he leaves behindContinue reading “LATE PRESIDENT RUPIAH BWEZANI BANDA EULOGY”

Zambia Mourns: H.E Rupiah Banda as a Diplomat

Rupiah Banda was the UNIP’s representative in Northern Europe in the early 1960s,and in 1965 he was appointed as Zambia’s Ambassador to Egypt (the United Arab Republic). While there, he became friends with UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi, and the decision to allow UNITA to open offices in Lusaka at that time has been attributed toContinue reading “Zambia Mourns: H.E Rupiah Banda as a Diplomat”

Russia-Ukraine War: Did Zambia make a Diplomatic Blunder?

The United Nations is an organization that was formed in October 1945 with the mandate to maintain global peace after the two catastrophic wars that left millions of people dead and incapacitated. Both Russia and Ukraine are members of the United Nations are have vetoed to the ideologies of the organization. The United Nations asContinue reading “Russia-Ukraine War: Did Zambia make a Diplomatic Blunder?”

Madagascar anticipates another Storm

Another tropical storm is projected to slam into northeastern coast of Madagascar on Tuesday evening, the UN’s regional meteorology center in Reunion has warned. This comes even as Southern African nations continue to assess the devastation caused earlier this month by Cyclone Batsirai, which left 94 people dead and many buildings destroyed. The new storm,Continue reading “Madagascar anticipates another Storm”

ECOWAS Delegation in Burkina Faso

A team from the West African regional bloc ECOWAS is currently in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, to hold talks with junta leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba. The UN’s office for West Africa and the Sahel head Mahamat Saleh Annadif is also set to join the mission. The talks have been necessitated by the political instabilityContinue reading “ECOWAS Delegation in Burkina Faso”

Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld was born in Jönköping to the noble family Hammarskjöld (also spelled Hammarskiöld or Hammarsköld). He spent most of his childhood in Uppsala. His home there, which he considered his childhood home, was Uppsala Castle. He was the fourth and youngest son of Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, Prime Minister of Sweden from 1914 to 1917. HammarskjöldContinue reading “Dag Hammarskjöld”