A Zambian sovereign wealth fund

In September 2017, the Economics Association of Zambia called on the Zambian government to create a mineral stabilisation fund to help the country weather...

The world’s biggest copper mines

Zambia has some pretty big copper mines, and is Africa’s second-largest copper producer. But how do our mines compare on a global scale? And...

How Alick defied the odds

For some, a successful career unfolds neatly and easily, with few complications; for others, it has to be fought for every step of the...

Inside Solwezi’s Million Dollar Village Banking Program

Mining for Zambia learned firsthand about the leaps and bounds that are being made by Village Banks in and around Solwezi District in November...

The power of mentorship

Abigail has known that she was HIV positive for as long as she can remember. But that doesn’t mean the 19-year-old finds it easy...

More honey, more money, more jobs

As Nature’s Nectar – a mine-supported honey producer that is empowering Zambian honey farmers – has grown, new hires have followed. Davies Illunga was...