ZAMBIE | ZAMBIA

17-May-2020 to 02:57

World leaders call for free COVID vaccines, treatments

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Incumbent and former world leaders, and experts have jointly made a call to guarantee a free COVID-19 vaccine available to everyone.

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13-May-2020 to 10:00

Zambian leader orders reopening of premier tourist attraction

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian President Edgar Lungu has ordered the re-opening of the Victoria Falls and local hotels to tourists in a move aimed at injecting life into a tourism sector crippled by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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11-May-2020 to 09:27

Zambia closes border with Tanzania amid COVID-19 cases surge

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — President Edgar Lungu has ordered the temporary closure of the border between Zambia and Tanzania with effect from Monday in a move meant to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the border town of Nakonde, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya announced Sunday.

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04-Dec-2019 to 19:59

Opinion: Why the Ballon d'Or won't come to Africa?

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — It may be a bold statement to make but no African player will win the world's prestigious football Ballon d'Or until Africa starts respecting itself, writes Zambian sport pundit Puncherello Chama in the wake of Argentina's Lionel Messi winning it for a record sixth time.

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21-Aug-2019 to 13:24

Zambia, India ink six cooperation agreements

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and India have signed six agreements to strengthen cooperation in the areas of arts and culture, e-learning, election administration, defence, diplomacy and mining, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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22-Jul-2019 to 12:06

Inside Zambia’s Yellow Card protest movement

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — “This may be the first but certainly it is not going to be the last time that the government will hear from us”, said Pilato, one of the organizers of Zambia’s Yellow Card protest movement on the grounds outside parliament in Lusaka.

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15-Jul-2019 to 09:55

Zambia's Finance minister fired

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s Finance minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has been sacked by the country’s President Edgar Lungu, offering no reason for removing her from his cabinet, local media reports in Lusaka on Monday suggests.

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