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Intersex, Transgender People in Zambia Self-Administer Hormones to Avoid Discrimination and Arrest

Region: Zambia

Topics: AccessHealth

It’s a crime in Zambia to be gay, so intersex people who are sometimes assumed to be gay say they face discrimination and potential arrest. Some of those people, as well as some transgender Zambians, say they administer their own hormone treatments without a doctor’s supervision.

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Zambian Football Fans Root for Their Team

Region: Zambia

Topics: Moments

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Zambians, Wary of Taxpayer ID Rule, Opt for Mobile Money Rather Than Banks

Region: Zambia

Topics: EconomyMoney

Zambia’s government and its banks insist the country’s new taxpayer identification numbers aren’t used to collect additional taxes. But the public’s suspicions about this ID requirement have driven many locals to favor digital transactions, now a booming business.

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In Zambia, Unnamed Roads Leave Residents of Unplanned Settlements Vulnerable to Crime

Region: Zambia

Topics: Human RightsInfrastructure

A new initiative in Zambia aims to connect the police with the public by providing direct phone lines to local police stations. But the phone numbers do little good when callers from unplanned settlements report crimes in progress – and police can’t find their homes.

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Women in Zambia Avoid Banks’ High Interest Rates Through Informal Lending Groups

Region: Zambia

Topics: BusinessEconomyMoney

Zambian banks demand substantial collateral and charge high interest rates for loans, so local women are increasingly turning to informal lending cooperatives, called village banking, for loans large and small. The groups operate on trust, but the high volume of money outside the formal banking sector comes with risks.

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Man-Made Zambian Lake Is Among the World’s Largest

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Worshippers at a Zambian Catholic Shrine

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Traditional Dancers at Zambian Carnival

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Problem of Child Sex Abuse in Zambia Worsened by Bail System and Court Delays

Region: Zambia

Topics: Human Rights

Nongovernmental organizations and civil-society groups in Zambia are backing a move to eliminate the possibility of bail for those accused of sex offenses against children. The groups say that bail allows alleged abusers to intimidate their accusers into not showing up in court, to traumatize the children further and to commit more crimes, although those accused of such crimes criticize the practices of police and slow-moving courts in such cases, as well.

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In Zambia, Old Law Ignites New Debate on Marijuana Cultivation

Region: Zambia

Topics: HealthPolitics

In theory, cultivating medicinal marijuana has been legal in Zambia for decades. In practice, the law’s ambiguity and widespread confusion have made legal cultivation impossible.

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