For years, medical providers were taught that MS is very rare among Black Africans. But the presence of more neurologists in Zambia has upended previous thinking on the condition. Now, more people are getting diagnosed and treated for the disease.
The World's guest DJs from around the globe for their favorite music picks of 2011.
China's investment in Africa is vast and growing, but in Zambia many are critical of China's approach and are concerned that they're not benefiting from investments.
Zambians don't always like the way Chinese businesses operate in their country. They'd like to see a more equal relationship which is what their newly elected president is promising.
Aweke is sometimes referred to as Ethiopia's Aretha Franklin.
A new Zambian TV reality show promises a chance at marriage for women looking to escape the sex industry.
The rationing of health care is not always obvious or explicit. Implicit factors may determine who receives care and who does not.One factor may have imposed a form of unintentional rationing on AIDS care in Zambia, as David Baron reports.
Bicycle frames made of bamboo will be available for sale in the US next year -- they're eco-friendly, extremely durable and made in Zambia.
A leading Zambian journalist went on trial today for circulating pornography. She sent government officials photos of a woman who had to give birth in a hospital parking lot. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jo Fidgen in Lusaka
In the African nation of Zambia, abortion is legal, but few medical clinics offer the procedure and women therefore try it themselves. A hospital in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, aims to save women's lives by making abortion safer and more widely available.
China's president Hu Jintao visits Africa, signaling his country's interest in doing major business on the continent.