ZAMBIE | ZAMBIA

11-Jan-2021 to 23:46

Zambian leader fires health minister amid graft uproar

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian President Edgar Lungu has fired Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya and replaced him with former Water Affairs Jonas Chanda.

Read more

09-Dec-2020 to 10:31

Zambia formally requests IMF assistance on debt crisis

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The International Monetary Fund is considering a request by the Zambian government for financial assistance to support the southern African country’s reform programme, the Bretton Woods institution said on Wednesday.

Read more

02-Dec-2020 to 12:20

COVID-19: Zambia among African countries to benefit from Scottish aid

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia is one of three African countries set to benefit from a £2-million pledge from the Scottish government to assist children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

Read more

19-Nov-2020 to 14:03

Zambia seeking soft landing in Eurobond debt dispute

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government said on Thursday that it is targeting a “win-win situation” as it moves to avert a costly legal debacle in the aftermath of its default on part of a US$3 billion Eurobonds debt.

Read more

20-Oct-2020 to 11:43

Kazungula Bridge: Crucial trade artery for Zambia and Botswana

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and Botswana have taken a significant step forward in their attempt to strengthen bilateral ties and ease the process of doing business between the two countries.

Read more

17-Oct-2020 to 13:06

Former Zambian leader diagnosed with colon cancer

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Former Zambian president Rupiah Banda has been diagnosed with colon cancer, his office announced on Saturday.

Read more

02-Sep-2020 to 11:11

Zambian gov’t probes privatisation scam involving opposition chief

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government says it is investigating allegations that opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema corruptly benefited from the sale of state assets while he served as a consultant for the country’s privatisation agency in the 1990s.

Read more