Zambia

Development & Education

Happy 50th birthday, Zambia!

The southern African nation of Zambia gained independence from Britain on October 24, 1964. Half a century later, it’s one of the most politically stable countries in the region. But as Zambia celebrates its 50th birthday, some Zambians are turning their attention to fixing the problems of the future.

Arts, Culture & Media

Witch from Zambia

For the Global Hit, Zambian deejay Manasseh Phiri tells us about �Witch� � a band from Zambia that was popular in the 1970′s and whose music is being reissued now on CD.

Geo answer

Today's answer is Zambia, home to the largest population of wild hippos on earth. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Brady Barr, host of "Dangerous Encounters" on the National Geographic Channel. He was in Zambia for his latest episode, entitled "Undercover Hippo."