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Zambia

Zambia

Population: 15.0 mn.
GDP: $25.6 bn.
Debt: $5.60 bn.

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Sata stumbles

The promise of a clean sweep of corruption is unfulfilled and the commitment to open politics undermined

Six months after their sweeping election victory, President Michael Chilufya Sata and his Patriotic Front (PF) are struggling to live up to their promises. They are in danger of lo...


Lusaka restarts the anti-corruption campaign

President Sata starts to deliver on promises of cleaner government

President Michael Sata is cheering donors and his supporters by relaunching the fight against corruption begun under the late President Levy Mwanawasa but curtailed under President...


Careless communication costs lives

Confusion about the new minimum wage law and tensions between workers and management lie behind the death of a Chinese mining boss in August

The killing of Wu Shenzai on 4 August and the wounding of his two compatriots by Zambian mine workers demanding the implementation of the newly revised minimum wage were widely con...


Investment relations

Despite the travails in Zambia's relations with China and fears that changes in mining regulation and taxation would scare off Asian companies, the flow of investment continues. Of...


Alexander Chikwanda

Finance Minister, Zambia

In the 29 June listing of China Nonferrous Metal Mining Corporation (CNMC) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Zambia’s Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda saw ‘a legitimate cause fo...


Given Lubinda

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Zambia

Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata (aka ‘King Cobra’) used anti-Chinese rhetoric to whip up populist sentiment and win power in 2011, since when he has changed his tone.


Lusaka welcomes Asia, again

President Michael Sata tries to balance Chinese investors’ interests and his populist policies

The former scourge of Chinese investors, President Michael Chilufya Sata, has reshuffled his Patriotic Front government to placate Asian and other investors and to streamline econo...


Alarm over security deal

President Sata’s government investigates inflated contracts that were financed with Chinese concessional loans

A Zambia Revenue Authority commission of inquiry has turned up irregularities in a government agreement to purchase security scanners from Nuctech, a Chinese company formerly led b...


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