Like any other institution that is knowledge-based, the Malawi Congress of Trade Unions (MCTU) greatly appreciates the role of ideas and interests towards shaping the direction of public policy, particularly in developing countries and fragile democracies such

Twenty-one years after independence, Namibia still faces monumental challenges in its quest to become an industrialised country with a high level of human development.

As the 21st century progresses, it is becoming apparent that the ideals expressed in the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals will not be met under the prevailing market based economic policies.

Zambia has very substantial mineral resources with deposits grading over 6% copper plus substantial levels of cobalt and deposits of gold, silver and zinc.

Zambia has a young and rapidly growing population of about 12.8 million people. Children (aged 0–14) represent roughly 45.3% of the population and young adults (age 15–24) about 21.5%.