The Nordic Africa Institute


Hardship and struggle on the Zambian Copperbelt


Nchanga copper mine near Chingola in Zambia. Photo: BlueSalo, creative commons.

Date • 3 Mar 2022

“This book describes neoliberal triumph at a time of state retreat. It describes what people do to try and get by”, says NAI researcher Patience Mususa about her new book There Used to Be Order which paints a picture of life on the Zambian Copperbelt after the privatisation of state-owned mines.

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