People & Power

The Forgotten Heroes of Empire

People & Power investigates the UK's scandalous neglect of its colonial-era African soldiers.

Opinion

Is China really to blame for Zambia's debt problems?

Yes, but so is the West with its neoliberal policies.

Vito Laterza

by Vito Laterza
- Patience Mususa

Vito Laterza

Africa

China's Xi pledges $60bn for Africa's development

Xi Jinping pledges $60bn in financial aid to African countries and pledges to write off debt for poorer nations.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition figure fleeing arrest denied asylum in Zambia

The election has been marred by deadly protests and accusations of a crackdown on opposition and vote-rigging.

Zimbabwe opposition figure fleeing arrest denied asylum in Zambia

Opinion

Corruption in Zambia: 42 fire trucks for $42m

The African Union is promoting an anti-corruption agenda, but is the Zambian government committed to it?

Teldah Mawarire

by Teldah Mawarire
- Laura Miti

Teldah Mawarire

Opinion

Cholera in a time of neoliberalism

Cholera epidemics are preventable in modern times. So why do we continue to see deadly outbreaks?

Jonathan Kennedy

by Jonathan Kennedy

Jonathan Kennedy

Africa

Zambia reopens schools after cholera outbreak

Schools, churches and markets in Zambia are reopening three weeks after the government introduced emergency measures to contain a deadly cholera outbreak.

Zambia

Zambia cholera crisis: 'Burying people by the hundreds'

Zambia's government says it will ease some of the emergency measures it introduced to stamp out a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 72 people.

Zambia

Is Zambia making progress in its fight against cholera?

Officials say international school and some shopping centres to reopen, but residents remain worried about the disease.

Zambians worried despite 'progress' against cholera

Africa

Zambia cholera outbreak: Riots over emergency measures

Street vendors arrived on the outskirts of the Zambian capital Lusaka to find that their food stalls had been shut down after they had set up shop in defiance of emergency measures that banned public gatherings and imposed a curfew.

Health

Zambia: Army operation to stamp out cholera outbreak

Zambia has launched a major military operation to clamp down on a cholera outbreak.

Health

Zambia deploys army to fight cholera outbreak

President Edgar Lungu directs military to help fight a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives since late September.

Zambia deploys army to fight cholera outbreak

Africa

White farmers thrive in Zambia years after driven from Zimbabwe

One of former President Robert Mugabe's most controversial policies was the land reform programme of 2000 which made it legal for black Zimbabweans to seize properties from white farmers - without compensation.

Zambia

HRW: Rural communities displaced by commercial farmers in Zambia

Human Rights Watch released a new report on the impact of commercial farming on rural communities in Zambia. The report says that vulnerable rural communities are paying the price, and in some cases, they are being forced to give up their land.

Opinion

'We slept out in the open air like wild animals'

Zambia's agricultural development initiatives are resulting in forced evictions and devastation for the rural poor.

Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

by Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu

Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu