Category Archives: Zambia

Actually You Can Eat Roads : Is Zambia Being Punished for Friendship with China ?

Actually you can eat roads :
Is Zambia being punished for Friendship with China ?

by PD Lawton   21 September 2021

image: former president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu greeting Chinese civil engineers

Zambia`s former president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu has questioned the results of Zambia`s recent elections held on the 12 … Read the rest

Le nucléaire : une part de la réponse à la pénurie d’électricité en Afrique sub-saharienne ?

re posted from                       AFRIQUE DU FUTUR

Le nucléaire : une part de la réponse à la pénurie d’électricité en Afrique sub-saharienne ?

Dans cet article d’opinion, Isabel Bosman, du think tank SAIIA (South African Institute of International Affairs), soutient que, malgré ses écueils, le nucléaire reste une voie à Read the rest

The Silent Revolution in African Rail

“The real friends of Africa now are those trying to bridge the infrastructure deficit…..China has done it. It has pumped billions of dollars into the Belt and Road Initiative. Now, whatever critisism they have on that initiative, it has helped Africa. It has opened up Africa and it has challenged Read the rest

Energy Highways Uniting East and Southern African States !

this is a really positive promotional video by the Kenyan transmission company. Great idea to get the public motivated and proud of all the transformative infrastructure projects that are being achieved! The southern African electricity pool is now connecting to the east African electricity pool, connecting South Africa to Zambia … Read the rest

ENERGY for Africa : The Power to Industrialize and Reach Zero Poverty

ENERGY for Africa : The Power to Industrialize and Reach Zero Poverty

by PD Lawton    16 May 2021

 

Prof. Benjamin Jabez Botwe Nyarko, Director General of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), recently made the point that nuclear energy is the best way of achieving reduction of poverty in Read the rest

The Beautiful and Transformative Kazungula Bridge has Opened!

Opening of the Kazungula Bridge connecting Botswana and Zambia will accelerate regional integration in the Southern African Development Community ( SADC).

Source : The New Africa Channel

Botswana, Zambia Opens $269 Million Kazungula Bridge

12 May 2021

Botswana, Zambia Opens $269 Million Kazungula Bridge – Botswana and Zambia earlier this Read the rest

The Infrastructure Deficit in DR Congo : Upungufu wamiundombinu ya DR Congo

Upungufu wamiundombinu ya DR Congo : The Infrastructure Deficit in DR Congo

an interview with Dr Muhindo Biryage, 18 April 2021

Infrastructure is the primary need:

“The really basic need for the people in Congo, and the east of Congo, particularly, is infrastructure. That basic need , besides insecurity, because … Read the rest

Africa`s Historic Day : January 1, 2021

Africa`s Historic Day : January 1, 2021

by PD Lawton   6 January 2021

We have to take active steps to dismantle the colonial economic model that we inherited and that we sustained over the last 50 years . We have to stop being exporters of primary products to countries Read the rest

Now, the U.S. and Europe Must Join in China’s New Silk Road, To Fight The Hunger Catastrophe in Africa

re posted from                       EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE REVIEW

This article appears in the November 27, 2020 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.

Now, the U.S. and Europe
Must Join in China’s New Silk Road,
To Fight The Hunger Catastrophe in Africa

[Print version of this article]

Mr. Askary is the

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Zambia’s COVID Default Must Force a ‘Global Reckoning with Debt’

re posted from                          EIR DAILY ALERT SERVICE

Zambia’s COVID Default Must Force a ‘Global Reckoning with Debt’

Nov. 16 (EIRNS)—As of Friday, Nov. 13, the African nation of Zambia has become the first official “COVID default,” after bondholders refused the nation’s request for a six-month extension on a $42 million … Read the rest