Victoria ‘Wezi’ Mhone was born on the 25th of May,1992 in Ndola, Zambia. Wezi is undoubtedly Zambia’s most enigmatic and enchanting afro-soul singer and song writer. She has continued mesmerizing her fans, both young and old with her mellow, conscious and uplifting themed songs from her debut EP–Uhai, such as Tiwepo, Nsiku featuring Maureen Lilanda, and Ntenda featuring JayRox. Her debut album is tittled “Leiloe” which is a word she coined meaning love eternal. She is a multi-award winning female music artist. She sang the National Anthem at the Inuguration of the 7th Republican President of Zambia. Recently she featured on a grammy nominated album tittled “Pamoja” by a Jamaican artist Etana.
Wezi is currently an independent artiste not signed to any record label.
“My music is a reflection of a society and a world that I want to be in. To live, soar and grow old in. My art is for every soul that seeks life in its entirety. I only wish to be a blessing to myself and others.”
Mining’s Missing Millions: Corporate Tax Games in Africa
Tax avoidance continues to undermine natural resource justice in the Global South: a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sheds light on how corporate tax games cost African countries hundreds of millions a dollars per year. According to the report, just 15 mining-dependent countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) lose a combined $600 million annually in corporate income tax revenues that might otherwise go to addressing poverty and inequality, both exacerbated by the pandemic.