By Gabriel Black, 19 November 2020
As hundreds of millions of African workers and peasants face economic disaster and inadequate protection against COVID-19, African nations are expected to pay almost $500 billion by 2023 to avoid default.
By Stephan McCoy, 30 September 2020
The threat of the continent’s first COVID-related default testifies to the scale of the economic disaster affecting much of sub-Saharan Africa.
By Jean Shaoul and Stephan McCoy, 5 June 2020
Zambia has been caught in the crosshairs of US President Donald Trump’s reckless campaign to undermine China, which he views as a threat to US global dominance.
“The measures we are taking are intended to safeguard the IMF program”
By David Brown, 7 July 2017
Lungu has enacted dictatorial measures in order to suppress social opposition to upcoming IMF austerity measures.
By John Farmer, 22 October 2010
Eleven miners were shot at the Chinese-owned Collum Coal Mine, in the Sinazongwe District of southern Zambia on October 15, while protesting against low wages and poor conditions.
7 November 2008
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