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Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Should Zambia finance Eurobonds with marijuana?

Zambia is suffering a severe hangover from its decade long commodity boom, as mounting debt and energy shortages are crippling the once vibrant economy.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Zambia’s president faces tough choices ahead of August election

A shrinking economy, violent escalations, and a possible IMF bailout have put Zambia’s President Lungu in a difficult position ahead of 2016 election.

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

Copper proves a rocky road for Zambia

Copper mining has fueled economic growth in Zambia over the last decade, but the country risk becoming dependent on a single commodity.