Zambia: Sunday Chanda and the “Tribe Must Die” Mantra

By Henry Kyambalesa While the debate relating to “tribe” or “tribalism” is a petty and irrelevant campaign issue in this year’s general elections, and in any future elections as a matter of fact, I have found it necessary to comment on the assertion by Patriotic Front (PF) Media Director, Sunday Chanda, that the United Party for National Development (UPND) was founded on what he has referred to as a “tribal cradle.” One of the recurring requirements for the establishment of a political party in Zambia’s Republican constitutions has been that…

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