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The proposed and ill-conceived European Super League highlighted all that is wrong with professional football at the highest level. Twelve of Europe’s, and therefore the world’s biggest football clubs, have suffered massive and self-inflicted reputational damage after a proposed Super League began to spectacularly collapse on Tuesday evening. A mere two days after six of England’s, and three each of Spain...
After the closure of schools due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, many Universities across the world turned to online learning. Both students and lecturers had to adapt to the ‘new normal’ of learning as that was the only way the academic year was going to be saved. However, the migration to online learning by Universities was not smooth as...
The recent deregistration of many University of Zambia (UNZA) students this academic year has erupted serious social tension and anger, with many students resorting to violent and riotous behavior. However, it is worth noting that it is unthinkable to assume that a handful of privileged individuals are grinning over such challenging times for many students who have been left in...
Since opening its doors to the first 312 students in 1966, the University of Zambia (UNZA) remains the premier center in providing optimal opportunities for learning, including the children of the poor men and women that contributed their farm produce, goats and cows, in order to ensure that the University is established.   The solidarity and patriotism that ordinary Zambians...

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