Internet taxes could stifle Africa’s free and vibrant social media.
In most instances, Africa’s mineral wealth has been signed away to other countries by leaders who have signed terrible deals that enrich only themselves and not their country. However, the continent has some of the world’s biggest mineral reserves, and has a chance to be a major player in the value chains, but the risk of being exploited by industrialised countries remains.
Zambia will re-launch its national carrier 24 years after it was liquidated. The Zambian government in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines will oversee the operation of Zambia Airways, with plans to operate 12 planes by 2028.
Popular Zambian musician Chama Fumba, known by his stage name Pilato, who had fled Zambia and sought the help of Amnesty International to obtain asylum in South Africa after speaking out on corruption in his country, returned only to be arrested at Lusaka airport
Christian Aid, the official relief and development agency of 41 British and Irish churches, has appointed Amanda Mukwashi, a woman of Zambian descent, as its new chief executive.
We found that even when women own land, their husbands are still perceived as household heads.
The University of Zambia has put up notices in its library, admonishing female students for dressing ‘immodestly’.
African feminist activists should be the reference point from which we hear about girls’ educations across the continent. Three activists from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Zambia discuss strategies that they have implemented to promote girls’ and young women’s education in their respective countries.
Zambia is set to launch its bid to host the 2025 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), President Edgar Lungu has revealed. The news comes after the country recently lifted the Under-20 Africa Nations Cup, beating highly fancied Senegal team in Zambia.