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11 October 2016
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.
25 August 2016
24 August 2016
"Zambia is slowly becoming a court room. We all must be careful when we speak out on issues of national interest."
22 June 2016
"The government itself owes contractors, food suppliers, stationery suppliers, pensioners, utility companies, and civil servants and nobody, NOBODY, has shut them down...."
19 June 2016
Passersby who heard banging from the inside of the container and voices yelling for help insisted that the driver open the truck.
5 May 2016
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.
5 April 2016
The Deputy Minister’s visit reportedly was marked with obnoxious name calling, threats and shouts that shocked clients and security personnel at the bank.
23 November 2015
Respected journalist Gershom Ndhlovu, whose worked to "leave a better Zambia for our children and their children", passed away over the weekend.
7 November 2015
9 October 2015
"Praying for a currency to improve means you don’t understand economics. The depreciation of the Kwacha is not the devils work."
3 September 2015
Opposition leader Edith Nawakwi alleged that Esther Lungu was using the donations and tours in rural Zambia to campaign for her husband ahead of the 2016 presidential and general elections.
8 August 2015
20 July 2015
"Clearly, President Lungu is increasingly becoming a danger not only to the nation but more specifically to the welfare of the girl child in Zambia."
14 July 2015
A near-nationwide power outage hit Zambia earlier this year, leading to drastic cutbacks in the country's electricity supply. A new "load-shedding" scheme is now testing consumers and employers alike.
16 June 2015
15 June 2015
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
11 June 2015
A musician has been taken to court for a song depicting the Zambian president, known for drinking habits, ascending to power with a suitcase full of Jameson whisky.
31 March 2015
18 February 2015
The site has been blocked within Zambia on numerous occasions, and reporters have been arrested because of suspected associations with the website.