Zambia

 
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...
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...

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