Advocacy under fire: pushing for change on LGBT issues in Zambia

Democracy in Africa have been in contact with LGBT activists in Zambia who have been in hiding in recent months, fearing persecution from the...

THE ZAMBIAN ELECTION RESULTS – ALL HERE WITH ANALYSIS!

As the results come in, DiA will be updating its results database and analysing the figures. Analysis correct for...

“So called” Professor Nic Cheeseman causes Zambia controversy

A recent article by DiA's Nic Cheeseman made front page news in Zambia, and was subsequently denounced by the Patriotic Front government. Click through...

President Lungu plays his Trump card in Zambia

Zambia’s presidential election was expected to be a tight two-horse race between President Edgar Lungu and perennial opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema. But...

Zambia – President Lungu and the Third Term

Africa is set for more third term controversy as Zambian President Edgar Lungu manoeuvres to get a third term in office. As part of...

How NOT to rig an election: Zambia’s dodgy opinion poll

Opinion polls play an important role in elections. They don't just tell us who might win - they may also create "bandwagoning"...

The Impact of COVID19 on Food Security in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of economies globally. Here in Africa, the crisis has drastically impacted food security. Supply chains, food and...

Trade Unions and Democracy in Zambia

Amidst the recent democratic crisis following the announcement that the Patriotic Front government intends to ‘deregister’ the main opposition party (the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy)...

Statement of solidarity with Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa against unfounded charges of...

DiA is proud to share a statement of solidarity with Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa against unfounded charges of sedition that has been put...

How Zambia can avoid an electoral crisis in 2021

Zambians return to the polls in August 2021. As momentum is building, it brings with it fresh memories of some of the disturbing events...