Published in: ourEconomy: AnalysisPutin’s invasion of Ukraine didn’t cause the food crisis. Capitalism did
Small farmers are the world’s primary suppliers of food. It’s imperative we listen to them, not the big corporates
Published in: ourEconomyIn Zambia, a People’s Budget campaign demands a budget that works for women
Instead of more spending on defense, investment in education and agriculture will benefit the majority and not the elite.
Zambia’s Public Order Act 1955 and its impact on political participation
Whatever the Public Order Act’s role in maintaining the rule of law, it has also served as a tool to undermine the...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?In Zambia’s contentious election, the EU finds a new challenge
Zambia can be an inspirational example for a region in democratic distress. But the opposite is also true. Will the EU help?
Parliaments and the defence of democracy
National legislatures too frequently pass legislation limiting freedom and democracy. To change this requires not...
Published in: TransformationWhy do people smear themselves with mud and then complain that they are dirty?
One proverb can capture the condition of a nation, and help people to move beyond their own self-oppression.
Women in prison: the particular impact of prison conditions
On life in prison generally, the most common complaints across five countries were about hygiene and space.
Does gender sensitisation work?
The strategy of gender sensitisation encourages critical reflection on prevalent assumptions to mount a challenge to...
Lawlessness at Kasumbalesa border impedes regional integration in Southern Africa
Lack of security in the region has led to protests by truck drivers at the Kasumbalesa border crossing between...
Published in: openEconomyDeveloping states need full powers to tax
Some of West Africa's poorest countries observed from the vantage point of a Chinese import motorcycle: State...