So who is Robert Mugabe and how has he held onto power for so long?
There’s evidence of electoral abuse by the ruling party, which was re-elected. Will South Africa follow the same path as Lusaka?
On 11 August, Zambians head to the polls in an historic five-ballot election. Here's what you should know.
Kaunda turns 91: Africa's exclusive club where only five leaders tread, and secrets to their longevity
No former or serving Francophone president is represented, however.
For the southern African country's fast-changing leadership, a cough is not just a cough.
Burkina Faso bans ousted Compaore's party, piling more misery on Africa's once-formidable ruling outfits
Once ousted from office, it is often a long road back for most, as weak centres collapse-lessons Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia to reflect on.
President Sata's death is not 'a test' for plucky Zambia, but prepare for high intrigue and 'White' politics
Acting president Scott says won't run in elections, so the world won't know yet whether a white politician can win democratic polls on the continent.
Ebook on Africa's 1960s independence leaders, and their stories: Some amazing, some uplifting, and several depressing
Kenneth Kaunda is the only African republican president of that 1960s generation who is alive and living in his country.
Zambia and Tanzania helped China clinch a United Nations seat instead of Taiwan.
On a continent where stability is the main ingredient when baking the economic cake, this country could be a template for many.