· January, 2011

Stories about Zambia from January, 2011

Zambia: Zambia is rich but poor

  21 January 2011

Potpher Mbulo argues that Zambia is rich but poor: “mean, Zambia is greatly endowed with minerals, fertile land and fresh water yet it is gifted with bad culture.The reality on the ground is that more than 80% of Zambians live below the poverty datum line.”

Zambia: Restless Western Province Erupts Over Independence Agreement

  17 January 2011

The Western Province administrative capital, Mongu, on Friday erupted when Lozi tribal loyalists who want to secede from the rest of Zambia fought running battles with police on the day they “declared independence.” Two people were shot dead by the police, a number of people were injured and over 200 arrested and are likely to be charged with treason. Zambian netizens share their opinions on the subject online.

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