· August, 2012

Stories about Zambia from August, 2012

Zambian National Football Team Coach Granted Permanent Residence

  30 August 2012

Zambia has had many expatriate national football team coaches, but Frenchman Herve Renard, who led the team in scooping the Africa Cup of Nations in 2012, enjoys special affection. In recognition of his success, the government has accorded him permanent residence but the decision has assumed political overtones.

Zambia: President’s Salary Secretly Hiked Twice in Three Months

  24 August 2012

Earlier this year Zambian President Michael Sata’s salary was discreetly increased by nearly 100 per cent together with those of other constitution office holders. No media organisation picked up the story until three months later when the citizen news website, Zambian Watchdog, got wind of it.

Is China's Africa Policy Failing?

  15 August 2012

The news of a Chinese mining boss being allegedly killed by striking workers in Zambia has caught Chinese netizens' attention, prompting them to compare the working conditions in both countries and question China's policy of 'development-aid diplomacy' in Africa.

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