Campaigns By Civil Society to Change Zambia and improve welfare of citizens!

In December Foil Vedanta activists made a trip to Zambia to investigate the operations of Vedanta subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), Zambia’s biggest copper miner, and to make links with grassroots movements, academics, journalists and those in the political system who may be questioning the unjust terms of copper mining in their country.

We were shocked to... read the full story

This website provides you with information on Zambian legislation such as Acts and Policies as well as Social Accountability Tools to hold duty bearers to account.

Information for better social accountability! The Social Accountability Website provides ordinary citizens and civil society practitioners with access to full texts of Zambian legislation (Acts, policies... read the full story

During the period 2006-2010, Zambia made significant progress towards meeting the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) particularly in primary school enrollment, child malnutrition and the fight against malaria.

However the country will have to make further effort to reduce poverty and maternal mortality, prevent new HIV... read the full story

Find your constituency on facebook. All you have to do is type the title of your constituency and add the text; 'constituency watch' after the title in the search bar in facebook and you will find it in search results i.e. munali constituency watch etc. Constituency Watch is a public Social Accountability space anchored on internet social media allowing citizens to... read the full story

ActionAid has been campaigning to make big companies pay their fair share of tax in poor countries since 2008. ActionAid supporters around the world are demanding that their governments don’t give big companies tax breaks and crack down on tax avoidance.These are some highlights from our recent tax justice campaigns.
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Against professional advice, the Zambian Govt has given Zambezi Resources Ltd permission to mine for copper in the Lower Zambezi National Park. WE SAY NO!!
The Lusaka High Court has granted the Lusaka-based Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) an injunction halting mining prospects in the Lower Zambezi National Park.
According to Action Aid, the injunction was... read the full story

The Grand Coalition for a people driven constitution has resolved to take the campaign for a people driven constitution in Zambia to a higher level in view of the delaying tactics exhibited by the Government.

Members of the Grand Coalition are drawn from over 300 institutions comprising Civil Society Organisations, the church, youth movement, political parties, labour movement... read the full story