Legal cases against foreign multinationals in the Central African Copperbelt seek justice for decades of pollution. But activists should also investigate the historical legacies of colonial mining companies.
The introduction to our series, "Capital and Labor," that looks at the current state of the mining industry on the African continent.
Thandika Mkandawire (1940-2020) bravely stood up for social policies and the developmental state.
Where does the idea that Zambia is a Christian nation come from?
The historical novel is in vogue across the continent, challenging how we conceive of the nation, and how we write its histories.
In the 50th year since humans first landed on the moon, we take you back to Zambia's attempt to achieve that feat.
Zambian farmers win ground-breaking legal victory in the UK.
In January 2019, a group of Zambian farmers brought their fight for justice to the UK Supreme Court, in a case with far-reaching implications for multinational companies.
Rungano Nyoni’s brilliant film I Am Not a Witch with humor and grace challenges our expectations put on girls.
In 1994, Zambia was on the cusp of qualifying for the World Cup. After a tragedy wiped out the national team it lost to bad refereeing.
In the unpredictable game of Zambian presidential politics, will the new Socialist Party win a chance to prove that it is different?
At the beginning of last October, the Zambian Ministry of Health declared a cholera outbreak in the
Was the 27 years of Kaunda's rule better for Zambians than the neoliberal governments that have ruled there since his departure in 1991?
A story is told that a few years after independence in 1964, Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first
In late August and early September, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Nigeria’s Silicon Lagoon and Kenya’s
It’s May Day today, but we still have some work to do. To the coalface we go.
The first Zambian woman to be a Rhodes Scholar, lawyer Lucy Sichone returned home to represent people whose rights were trampled on.
An ally of a who’s who of revolutionaries like Patrice Lumumba, Amilcar Cabral, Oliver Tambo, and Kenneth Kaunda.
I am currently working on a small project with some colleagues on the economic impact of
By studying the actions of his British South Africa Company (BSAC) in present day Zambia, starting about 1890, the answer is an emphatic: No.