Stories about Zambia
"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."
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.
Obama praised the musician's work and told him: "Brian, we’re proud to be your partner."
"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."
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.