Zambia

 
Putting the fin into tech
Putting the fin into tech
Innovation and sustainability are the current buzzwords and entrepreneurs in the financial technology (fintech) industry are coming up with new,...
Corporate control of seeds hurts Africa
Corporate control of seeds hurts Africa
Africa’s agriculture, along with its millions of smallholder farmers, is up for sale — to the highest bidders. These bidders have taken...
Lungu erodes Zambia’s democracy
Lungu erodes Zambia’s democracy
Zambia’s proud democratic tradition is hanging by a thread. Since coming to power in 2015, President Edgar Lungu has pursued the “holy...
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
The mine in Kabwe was abandoned a quarter of a century ago. But in this Zambian town, population 223 000, the scars of a century of largely...
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
The mine in Kabwe was abandoned a quarter of a century ago. But in this Zambian town, population 223 000, the scars of a century of largely...
Youthful politicians come of age
Youthful politicians come of age
When commentators evaluate the state of democracy in Southern Africa, they consistently overlook one of its most intriguing features: the region’s opposition parties are overwhelmingly run by young men. From Mmusi Maimane and Julius Malema in South Africa to Nelson Chamisa in Zimbabwe,...
Tuning surveillance software with African faces
Tuning surveillance software with African faces
With growing technological advances, more countries are being propelled to implement data privacy and protection measures. But such laws may not...
Africa must resist cultural imperialism, be it Chinese or Western
Africa must resist cultural imperialism, be it Chinese or Western
This is a response to Mathew Blatchford’s column ‘Don’t attack the Chinese —...
Don’t attack the Chinese — learn from their example
Don’t attack the Chinese — learn from their example
The People’s Republic of China is an extremely powerful nation; the largest national economy on the planet and a major military power, one which...
Cultural imperialism with Chinese characteristics
Cultural imperialism with Chinese characteristics
The first building that one comes across when entering the campus of the University of Zambia, which sits on the terraces of a busy motorway to and...
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
The company allegedly at the centre of a spyware attack using a vulnerability in WhatsApp’s security features has previously been flagged as...
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...

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