Zambia travel report 2: Some notes on the economy

There are five things I noticed about the Zambian economy from just looking around outside and talking to people. To start, labour productivity here is low. There are many tiny shops, often selling very similar products, right besides each other, being quite empty most of the time. Similarly, in many restaurants and bars there is... Continue Reading →

Zambia travel report 1: Kenneth Kaunda and patriotism

Lusaka, a.d. VIII Id. Mai. MMDCCLXXII, To attend the wedding of two friends of mine, I have travelled to Zambia. In these short travel reports I'll give updates on the fascinating political economic things I encounter here. To start, former president Kenneth 'super-Ken' Kaunda and patriotism in Zambia. Flying in from Johannesburg, it was announced... Continue Reading →

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