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    Closure of Private Newspaper in Zambia, Unacceptable – AFEX

    The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) to express its deepest concern over the closure of The Post newspaper in Zambia. The Zambian Revenue Authority (ZRA) on June 21, 2016 closed down The Post newspaper Limited, demanding that the company pays a total of K68 million (US$6.1 million) in disputed tax arrears. The media is an important tool in fostering participatory democracy...