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Zambia

Zambia, a county in Southern Africa with a population of more than 16 million people, gained political independence from Britain in 1964. Since that time, the media in Zambia have seen significant developments. The reintroduction of the multiparty politics in 1991 led to a rapid growth of media outlets. In addition to state and public media institutions, more private organizations were set up around the country. The country has since been experiencing a steady proliferation of media outlets bringing the number to about 155 radio and television stations as of December 2017. Online media platforms have also been increasing in number.

Traditional sources of news such as newspapers, radio, and television have for a long time been the main source of news and information in Zambia. ...

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