Zambia's Gossip Girl

From Africa is a Country Tue Nov 13 2012, 03:00:10

Even as a child, I knew Zambia was a media dictatorship. No one dared say too much that criticised the government; and anyway, where did we get our daily news? Two sources -- a nationalised newspaper, and a nationalised television station, both of which were (and apparently continue to be) government mouthpieces. The ZNBC news [...]

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