Zambia

 
Zambian rapper freed on bail ahead of trial
Zambian rapper freed on bail ahead of trial
Zambian rapper Fumba Chama, aka Pilato, has reportedly been granted bail by a Lusaka Magistrate following his arrest by plainclothes police on...
The life of Lungu: Mystery mansion raises suspicion
The life of Lungu: Mystery mansion raises suspicion
Zambia’s president is building a house on a luxury golf estate — in eSwatini, the nation formerly known as Swaziland.
Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense
Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense
Over the last few years reports have surfaced...
Exiled Zambian activist-rapper arrested in Lusaka
Exiled Zambian activist-rapper arrested in Lusaka
According to an eyewitness, Zambian rapper Fumba Chama, aka Pilato, was detained by plainclothes police on arrival at Kenneth Kaunda international...
Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
In 2011, the Zambian state owed $2-billion to external creditors. By the end of 2017, that figure had more than quadrupled, to $8.7-billion —...
'Zambia will become another Zimbabwe,' warns opposition leader
'Zambia will become another Zimbabwe,' warns opposition leader
The last time I spoke to Hakainde Hichilema, he was trapped in a panic room in his Lusaka home. Dozens of riot police had stormed the opposition...
Fears of hidden debt in Zambia
Fears of hidden debt in Zambia
International lenders and markets are growing increasingly concerned about "hidden debt" in Zambia, a situation similar to the one that plunged...
Zambia's crackdown on sex dolls provokes fierce rights debate
Zambia's crackdown on sex dolls provokes fierce rights debate
No one sells them openly, no one admits to owning one, and no one has been arrested— but Zambia is waging a fierce campaign against sex...
Exiled Zambian rapper stirs the president's pot
Exiled Zambian rapper stirs the president's pot
Ratocracy (noun): Government by the rats, for the rats.
Looting of Africa calls for action
Looting of Africa calls for action
A new World Bank report, The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018, documents Africa’s impoverishment by the rampant extraction of minerals, oil and...
Cholera in a time of neoliberalism
Cholera in a time of neoliberalism
The seventh cholera pandemic in modern history has killed millions of...

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