Zambia is suffering from a critical power shortage because of a lack of water at crucial hydropower dams.
The daily power blackouts are damaging the economy.
The Zambian government is subdividing a major forest reserve. Angry residents say it would endanger Lusaka’s water supply and have vowed to fight it.
Zambia's government has acknowledged the country's health system needs to be revamped. Equipping hospitals with adequate supplies of medicine, constructing more health centers and hiring extra doctors are on the agenda.
Hakainde Hichilema had been charged with treason for failing to give way to President Lungu's motorcade. Once a stable democracy, Zambia now risks becoming increasingly authoritarian.
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