· March, 2012

Stories about Zambia from March, 2012

Zambia: Can Barotseland ‘Seccession’ Hold?

  31 March 2012

South Sudan may hold the record as the newest nation in the world but this may no longer hold if the developing situation in Zambia in which advocates of an independent Barotseland, better known as Western Province, force matters and secede from the rest of the country. Zambian netizens weigh in on latest developments.

Zambia: President Angers Citizens in Diaspora

  24 March 2012

Zambia’s President Michael Sata has invited the ire of citizens living abroad for ridiculing them during a three day visit to neighbouring Botswana and also dashing their hopes for inclusion of dual citizenship into the new Zambian constitution.

Zambia: Government Deregisters Former Ruling Party

  18 March 2012

Zambia’s biggest opposition party, the MMD which was ousted from power by the Patriotic Front (PF) after the September 2011 elections after 20 years in power, was on March 14, deregistered by authorities for allegedly not paying statutory fees for the period it was in government. Zambians online react to this new development.

Africa: How Many African Women are Online?

  10 March 2012

Gamelmag would like to know how many African women are online: “Firstly, we need to be able to place a figure on the actual number of active female Internet users. Next, we should figure out the factors that inhibit women's use of the web and finally put in measures to...

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