Jun 28, 2010

Don't you love irony?

• noun (pl. ironies) Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs

In the ongoing verbal spat between government officials and the donor community:

In Vice-President George Kunda’s words - “We have been independent since 1964 and we’ve been looking after our own affairs. Zambia is a sovereign state that has been taking care of its own affairs and the government will not allow the donor community to interfere in the country’s internal matters”. Read more…

Alright congratulations to us; here’s a pat on the shoulder. But if we’re oh-so-independent why then is this another news story on the same day?

“The British government has pledged to honour the 54 million pounds annual budgetary support to Zambia”.  Read more…


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