Tag Archives: Zambia

VIDEO: What Does Lockdown Mean for the World’s Poor?

What does lockdown mean for the world's poor? This documentary finds out - by asking them

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Russia in Africa: Can it Offer an Alternative to the US and China?

The danger for Moscow is that, the more progress it makes with African governments, the more likely it is that its interests will collide with those of either China or the US – or both.

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Bangladesh Starts Contract Farming in Africa

Bangladesh is turning to Africa to grow food to feed its population. Bangladeshi companies have acquired more than 80,000 hackers land for ‘contract farming’ in Uganda, Zambia, and Tanzania in recent months.

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Mining in Africa No Longer a Curse?

The Hollywood blockbuster movie, Blood Diamond, tells a gripping story of how diamonds fueled Sierra Leone’s 11-year civil war, which erupted in 1991. It depicts kidnappings, use of child soldiers, amputations, rape, killings and destruction of bridges and hospitals, among other atrocities.   The movie, starring American actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou, brought world attention to the campaign …

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