I’M Now Perceived Hichilema Supporter; I Have Lost Friends, But My Role Is To Speak For The Poor

Popular comedian Thomas Sipalo stage named Diffikoti has written a passionate note about his political perspective in Zambia revealing he has since lost friends for demonstrating his impartiality. Sipalo says he has taken a non-partisan stance after consistently supporting incumbent … Continued

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Popular comedian Thomas Sipalo stage named Diffikoti has written a passionate note about his political perspective in Zambia revealing he has since lost friends for demonstrating his impartiality. Sipalo says he has taken a non-partisan stance after consistently supporting incumbent President Edgar Lungu. “I’ve lost some staunch PF cadre colleagues who are accusing me of been [sic] UPND…However I lost no friend from UPND when I supported EL..which is so laughable,” he states. Sipalo of the hilarious duet – Bikkilloni & Diffikoti – that debuted on Muvi TV over 15 years ago. The comedian says Zambia is bigger than any political grouping. BELOW IS THOMAS SIPALO’S WRITE UP Ever since I took a stance of not been partisan and not allowing mediocre political TAGS on my wall,I’ve lost some staunch PF cadre colleagues who are accusing me of been UPND… However I lost no friend from UPND when I supported EL..which is so laughable, My decision not to tolerate divisive political discussions on my page was done purely out of merit and wider consultations… Am a public person and my role is to put a smile on people’s face,mediate and speak out for the masses no matter their political affiliation ,it’s wrong for me to be fully partisan and publicly attack or injure other people because of their political belief…my role is to speak the truth for the masses without fear or favor… We the poor are the majority and I shall speaker on our behalf where necessary as it is within my rights to do so…my type of political grouping does not involve blind following and accepting wrong things to please a few people at the expense of majority poor Zambian’s… And I repeat please if you have hurt ,beef or whatever grudge you may hold against any political party,tribe or race don’t TAG me… However if you have sensible normal political points that will bring development to Zambia and help the masses…you can TAG me a billion times.. Zambia is bigger than any political grouping. THOMAS SIPALO. The post I’M Now Perceived Hichilema Supporter; I Have Lost Friends, But My Role Is To Speak For The Poor appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Cement Firms Plan Massive Expansion Amid Slim Profits

[East African] These are turbulent times for cement manufacturers in the region as stiff competition from cheap imports continues with slower demand in the housing and construction sector to keep profits stagnant.

[East African] These are turbulent times for cement manufacturers in the region as stiff competition from cheap imports continues with slower demand in the housing and construction sector to keep profits stagnant.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwanda Targets Wealthy Tourists With New Gorilla Permit Fees

[East African] The decision by Rwanda to increase the price of gorilla trekking permits is likely to benefit its neighbours Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the world-famous mountain primates are also found.

[East African] The decision by Rwanda to increase the price of gorilla trekking permits is likely to benefit its neighbours Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the world-famous mountain primates are also found.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Women From Chadema Complete List of EALA Members From Tanzania

[Citizen] Dodoma -Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday evening elected Pamela Massay, and Josephine Lemoyan from Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) members.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday evening elected Pamela Massay, and Josephine Lemoyan from Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) members.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Traditional Leader Claims State Operatives Attempted to Use Him to Eliminate Hichilema

[Zambia Reports] A senior traditional leader in Southern Province has made glaring allegations claiming a state operative attempted to supply a poisonous substance through him to eliminate opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.

[Zambia Reports] A senior traditional leader in Southern Province has made glaring allegations claiming a state operative attempted to supply a poisonous substance through him to eliminate opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Rwandan President Says ICT Should Unite Us, Not Deepen Divides

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the transformation of the African continent through ICT ought to be inclusive and serve to reduce divisions rather than widen them.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the transformation of the African continent through ICT ought to be inclusive and serve to reduce divisions rather than widen them.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda