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April 25, 2017 Zambia: From Democracy to Dictatorship?
"Our country is now all, except in designation, a dictatorship
and if it is not yet, then we are not far from it. Our political
leaders in the ruling party often issue intimidating statements that
frighten people and make us fear for the immediate and future. This
must be stopped and reversed henceforth." - Zambia Conference of
Catholic Bishops, April 23, 2017
Feb 15 2013 Zambia/Global: The Price of Tax Avoidance
"From 2008 to 2010, an agricultural labourer employed by
the company has paid more income tax in absolute terms
than the company whose US$200 million revenues have
benefitted from her labour. And even when Zambia Sugar
has been paying some corporate income tax in Zambia, as
in 2011 and 2012, it has still paid 20 times less income
tax, relative to its income, than the tax paid by its own
agricultural workers." - ActionAid, in new report on tax
avoidance by Associated British Foods group in Zambia.
Feb 5, 2008 Africa: Dramatic Anti-Malaria Results
New anti-malaria interventions, when applied together, can have
dramatic results, according to a new World Health Organization
study. The study reported declines in cases in children under five
of 60% in Ethiopia, 64% in Rwanda, 29% in Zambia, and 13% in Ghana,
between the period 2000-2005 and the year 2007. The greater impact
in Ethiopia and Rwanda was clearly associated with massive
campaigns of free distribution of long-lasting insecticidal-treated
Feb 22, 2007 Zambia: Stop the Debt Vultures!
Apr 2, 2006 Africa: User Fees
Jun 13, 2004 Africa: Debt Update
Jun 3, 2004 Zambia: Condemned to Debt
Apr 13, 2004 Africa: World Bank Protests/Policy
Feb 8, 2004 Africa: Who Owes Whom?
Recent Bulletins on Continent-Wide Issues
November 13, 2017 Africa/Global: Counterproductive Counterterrorism
October 30, 2017 Africa/Global: Recent Books Read & Recommended
October 9, 2017 Africa/Global: Tobacco Industry Targets Africa Markets
September 25, 2017 Africa/Global: How Women Lose from Tax Injustice
August 8, 2017 Africa: Bridge to Education, or to Nowhere?
July 31, 2017 Africa: Visa Openness on the Agenda?
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2000-11-26 Zambia: Debt Cancellation Appeal
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1996-12-08 Zambia: MISA Statement on Press
1996-12-08 Zambia: HRW Report on Elections
1996-03-26 Zambia: Press Freedom Action Alerts