In his sixth run for the presidency of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema eschewed economic jargon and spoke the language of the people, especially the youth. Voters rewarded him with a crushing win over longtime rival Edgar Lungu.
Zambia’s founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, died on 17 June aged 97. Zambian journalist and political scientist Reginald Ntomba looks back at Kaunda’s dual legacy as president and statesman.
Former President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia passed away on 17 June 2021, aged 97. Ambassador Charles R. Stith pays tribute to the last of the great leaders of Africa’s independence struggle.
Post-independence Africa is still grappling with the task of delivering sufficient health services. Progress is slow.
A boat carries people from Buzi on a river near Beira, after cyclone Idai pummelled the coastal Mozambican town, leaving a trail of destruction. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)
Are the erratic weather patterns in Africa the result of environmental warfare experiments gone awry?