Scary driving!

It’s not so much a truck as a double-storey building on wheels – you have to climb a full flight of stairs just to...

One death too many

The atmosphere at the mining industry’s third annual Health and Safety Conference, held in Ndola last week, was particularly buoyant and positive – and...

Guest post: Mining company’s tax bill: can we get to...

by Maya Forstater (originally posted on LinkedIn) On Monday it was widely reported that an $8billion “tax scam” by an unnamed prominent mining company had been discovered. On...

What is, and what could be: Zambia’s escalating debt problem and...

Albert Einstein is remembered for his mastery of complex scientific theory, but in many ways, it was his passion for simplicity that set him...

It takes a whole village to empower a girl

We were all teenagers once. Most of us still remember the thrill of transformation and discovery that accompanied our adolescent years. Yet, all too...

Zambia’s history of copper production — Part 2

In Part 1 of Zambia’s history of copper production, we reflected on the country’s progression from the early days of large-scale production of the...