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This weekend leaders from across Africa committed to addressing the problem of illicit financial flows highlighted in a report by the Mbeki panel which outlines just how extreme the problem of tax...
This weekend leaders from across Africa committed to addressing the problem of illicit financial flows highlighted in a report by the Mbeki panel which outlines just how extreme the problem of tax...
On January 20th, 2015, Zambia decides.  Zambians will on this day vote for a new President following the death of the incumbent President Michael Chilufya Sata on the 28th of October 2014.I will...
Zambia’s economy is largely dependent on copper, and as the world’s fourth largest producer, the mining sector accounts for over 80 per cent of the country’s foreign exchange earnings. Sadly, the...
Protesters at the Ndola Mining Indaba, June 2014.
As we marched in the hot December sun on the streets of Lusaka to tell Barclays to clean up their act on tax havens, I thought about the bad behaviour of multinational companies operating in...
When I was growing up, we were taught that Zambia was a beautiful country endowed with immense natural resources, and that the government was working hard to ensure all Zambians had a decent standard...
Country director of ActionAid Zambia, Pamela Chisanga, discusses tax leakages and government corruption which keep citizens in abject poverty:A MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRY?ActionAid Zambia...
Children suffer from emissions from nearby copper mine
Pamela Chisanga is country director of ActionAid Zambia. From schools so old they threaten to collapse, to mining companies not paying their way, she explains some of the problems she deals with in...
A Zambian kitchen