· October, 2006

Stories about Zambia from October, 2006

Africa: using soccer to fight AIDS

  25 October 2006

All African Bazaar writes about a non-profit organization, which uses soccer to fight AIDS in Africa, “Founded by Tommy Clark,MD, Grassroot Soccer became a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization in 2002. Dr. Clark conceived of the idea after having played soccer professionally in Zimbabwe. During that time he witnessed first hand...

Africa: rice and neo-colonialism

  8 October 2006

What has rice got to do with neo-colonialism in Africa? Mining Exploration has the answer: “Africa is home to 8% of the world’s oil reserves, which has prompted Beijing to spend billions of dollars to secure drilling rights in Nigeria, Sudan and Angola and to negotiate exploration contracts with Chad,...

Zambia: the incumbent wins

  4 October 2006

A Village Idiot comments on the disputed Zambia's presidential election:”Sata’s insistence that he was robbed of the election seems more tied to his reliance on unreliable polling to gauge support for his campaign than any particular evidence of fraud.”

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