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 beauty of nature often inspires art. In Zambia, one painter tells DW how the degradation of forests in the southern African country compels him to pick up his brush to preserve a visual record.
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.
In Zambia they are pushing sex education as a way to give women the rights they need in society. Without sex education, many young girls will give up their education and their children can suffer too, making being informed vital for the future of all societies. Kathy Sikombe Short reports from the capital Lusaka.
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