Why Should You Care About the Zambia Elections?
Why should foreign investors care about the elections taking place in Zambia? The reason in one word: copper.
Zambia is the world’s eighth largest copper producer, the largest producer in Africa, and with the recent plunge in the prices of commodities, the economy of that country has suffered. Yesterday’s election was brought about by the death of President Michael Sata in October, which has forced an early vote.