Zambia

 
Mining minister: ‘Zambia is open for business’
Mining minister: ‘Zambia is open for business’
The Mining Indaba is the centrepiece of the annual mining calendar; the Davos of the mining world. At this year’s event, Zambia has a clear...
Online nude, offline problem
Online nude, offline problem
Love it or hate it: people are sending nudes on their cellphones. Studies have shown that 50% of adults have either shared or received “intimate...
Banyana on tough quest for glory
Banyana on tough quest for glory
Better scribes and quasi-philosophers have expounded on the idea of sport being a vehicle for our aspirations, an escape from a sometimes mundane...
Continent must be smart about funding
Continent must be smart about funding
A funding shortage is one of the biggest challenges to the development of infrastructure in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) has...
‘Targeted crackdown’ on society
‘Targeted crackdown’ on society
A new report claims the Zambian government is harassing and threatening its critics
Zambian economy on slippery slope
Zambian economy on slippery slope
In the face of spiralling debt, the Patriotic Front will struggle to take the next election
Hydropower is Africa’s big gamble
Hydropower is Africa’s big gamble
There isn’t enough electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. Industry can’t grow rapidly and many people have to use paraffin and firewood for cooking...
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
SADC fiddles while the DRC burns
When a home catches fire, neighbours dash out to fight the blaze. They are motivated not only by a concern for the occupants’ welfare but also...
Zimbabwe: Who is in control?
Zimbabwe: Who is in control?
Harare — A crackdown is underway in Zimbabwe, and few are talking about it. The violence and intimidation began just after the military fired live rounds in Harare on August  1, causing seven deaths, after the July  30 elections....
A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT and astronomy matter
A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT and astronomy matter
Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the...
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...

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