Lupiya: Zambia's FINTECH startup providing microloans
Lupiya, a Zambia-based fintech startup, is a marketplace for microloans. Evelyn Kaingu speaks with Guardian TV about Lupiya's products and financial inclusion in Zambia.
Africa’s debt crisis grows amid COVID-19 pandemic
Amid falling prices of raw materials, recession, and now COVID-19, Africa is in serious trouble as debt burden grows. Zambia is on the brink of defaulting on its foreign debt as a so-called grace period expires.
Why is homosexuality still taboo in many African countries?
With Zambia imprisoning two men to 15 years for gay sex and Uganda detaining LGBQ+ activists, an African continent is a difficult place for homosexuals. Why is that?
Zambia vs. Vedanta: Could the government be paving the way for a Chinese buyer?
Zambia's largest copper mining operation, KCM, has been liquidated. Many are asking now if the country could repossess private mining operations in a bid to shore up financing amid rising debt levels.
Is China taking over Zambia businesses?
Zambia's economy is in the tight grip of Chinese loans, a practice which has been described as dasabi, Chinese for throwing money around, mostly in secret, to ascertain influence. And Beijing-backed firms are assuming long term control of key Zambian assets.
China in Africa: The Zambia experience
Many Africans are worried by the increasing presence of China on the continent. But how much is China really involved? A DW team traveled to Zambia to investigate how China has taken control of key infrastructure.Many Africans are worried by the increasing presence of China on the continent. But how much is China really involved? A DW team traveled to Zambia to investigate how China has taken control of key infrastructure.
Zambia gives Congo refugees space to build businesses
Zambia gives Congo refugees space to build businesses.
Monthly holiday for Zambian women
Zambia's government has passed a bill that allows women take a day off work every month because of their menstrual cycle. Already, some see this as bad for business and economic growth.