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Zambia Braces to Impress for UNWTO General Assembly

by Glory Mushinge –Zambia– As senior tourism officials and high-level representatives of the private sector from all over the world look to Africa for the upcoming […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Indigenous Culture, The World, Zambia

Will Sex with a Virgin Cure HIV/AIDS? – Why Zambian Children Are Being Defiled: The Courts Try New Measures to Stop the Record Number of Cases

by Delphine Zulu – Zambia – The number of children being defiled in Zambia has continued to increase dramatically because of a widespread belief that having […]

Africa, Children's Rights, Feature Articles, Health, HIV/AIDS, Indigenous Culture, Laws & Legislation, Rape, Teaching & Learning, Zambia

Labor Day in Zambia: “Our workers have been turned into slaves in their own country!”

by Glory Mushinge – Zambia – International Labor Day was celebrated on May 1st throughout the world again this year, but in Zambia it was simply […]

Business & Economy, Employment, Feature Articles, Worker's Rights, Zambia

Zambia ‘s ICT Policy Finally Launched

by Glory Mushinge – Zambia – The much-awaited National Information and Communications Technologies (ICT’s) policy has finally launched in Zambia. The policy has kept various stakeholders […]

Feature Articles, Technology, Zambia

Zambian Youth Activist Scoops International Award

by Susan Mwape – Zambia – According to a Zimbabwean Proverb, even the smallest bird can sing from the tallest tree. Zambian Irene Banda, a 25 […]

Activism, Africa, Feature Articles, NGO's, Politics & Democracy, Social Justice, Zambia

Poor City Planning Worries Youths in Lusaka

by Susan Mwape Zambia Since last month, the Lusaka City Council (LCC) has been demolishing illegal settlements in the City of Lusaka. The City Council has […]

Africa, Feature Articles, Housing, Politics & Democracy, Zambia

Water Becomes Blue Gold in Lusaka

by Susan Mwape – Zambia – Where there is water there is life. Forty-three years after independence, Zambia still has persistent water issues. If anything, the […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Water, Zambia

Francophonie Offers Platform for Cultural Exchange

by Glory Mushinge – Zambia – The past week saw some of Lusaka’s top members of the diplomatic community from Francophone embassies in Zambia, get carried […]

Africa, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, The World, Zambia

The Quest for Women’s Rights Intensifies as Men Get Involved

by Glory Mushinge – Zambia – As a philosopher once said: If you treat people like dirt and refuse to acknowledge that they are also human […]

Feature Articles, The World, Women's Rights, Zambia

AIDS Crisis in Zambia Weighs Heavily on Women

by Delphine Zulu – Zambia – The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Zambia among adults aged 15-49 is currently at 16%. For every infected man, three women […]

Feature Articles, HIV/AIDS, The World, Zambia

Rescue Mission Zambia & NGOCC Take on eRiding

by Susan Mwape – Zambia – Many Zambians active in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector have come to appreciate the use of open source software; […]

Feature Articles, Technology, Zambia

Freedom of Information, a Trademark for a Democratic Society

by Glory Mushinge – Zambia – The procrastination of government over the enactment of the Freedom of Information Bill (FOIB), which gives the public and journalists […]

Africa, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, Media, Politics & Democracy, Zambia