Stories about Zambia
These women are showing that TikTok has the potential to become the Twitter of its generation -- a medium for discussion about pertinent issues, in ways that prompt real-life action and change.
Outdated laws, exorbitant fees, and stifling of dissent have ramped up violations to the right of free expression in Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Equatorial Guinea, Botswana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Zambia, and Zimbabwe have employed surveillance technology from Circles, a firm affiliated with Israel's NSO Group, according to the report by Citizen Lab.
Truck drivers in East Africa face an onslaught of new COVID-19 mandates and restrictions in borders towns — causing confusion, fear, endless traffic queues, protests and disrupted trade.
The noise we make on digital platforms scares oppressive regimes. In some cases, it can even force them to rescind their actions.
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
"Due to the history of aid funding, every dollar spent is backed up by a dollar to ensure that fraud is minimised."
Free Basics is a collaboration between Facebook and mobile providers that allows access for free but limited access to internet.
The closure and the raid may represent a turning point in a long-standing cat-and-mouse game between the government and the controversial news website.
"Madagascar would be the kid no one invites to a party coz they live out of town."
"Zambia is slowly becoming a court room. We all must be careful when we speak out on issues of national interest."
Africans Aren't Staying Silent About a Scottish Woman's Patronizing and Factually Inaccurate Gap Year Memoir
"To everyone railing against #LintonLies, let this be a reminder that WE have to tell our own stories. Write a blog/short story/etc. CREATE."
Unpaid taxes, arrests, alleged police brutality and upcoming elections have convoluted public perspective on whether Zambia's main independent newspaper should be allowed to remain operational.
"The government itself owes contractors, food suppliers, stationery suppliers, pensioners, utility companies, and civil servants and nobody, NOBODY, has shut them down...."
Passersby who heard banging from the inside of the container and voices yelling for help insisted that the driver open the truck.
By combining satellite and on-ground weather information, scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.
The Deputy Minister’s visit reportedly was marked with obnoxious name calling, threats and shouts that shocked clients and security personnel at the bank.
"I learned that you were such a humble, charming and thoughtful person. May your soul rest in eternal peace our one and only one Gershom."
Respected journalist Gershom Ndhlovu, whose worked to "leave a better Zambia for our children and their children", passed away over the weekend.
Introducing information and communication technologies to Zambia's secondary schools seemed like a great idea, until it came time to hold exams.
"Praying for a currency to improve means you don’t understand economics. The depreciation of the Kwacha is not the devils work."