25-Aug-2020 to 09:11

IMF calls for independence of central banks

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The International Monetary Fund has called on developing countries to ensure the independence of central banks as one of the cornerstones of their efforts to attain macroeconomic stability in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

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16-Jul-2020 to 14:02

Three Zambian MPs test positive for coronavirus – Official

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Three Zambian lawmakers have so far tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the authorities to tighten controls at the country’s National Assembly.

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15-Jul-2020 to 13:14

Zambia’s Lungu denies funding Rwanda rebel group

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government has dismissed claims that President Edgar Lungu financially supported a rebellion in Rwanda.

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24-Jun-2020 to 17:39

Zambian health minister faces graft charges

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya was arrested on Wednesday on allegations of using ill-gotten wealth to acquire wealth.

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10-Jun-2020 to 19:32

High-level partnership launched to fight Covid-19 in Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A new partnership bringing together private enterprise and the UK’s leading non-profit humanitarian organisation for children has been formed to tackle the challenges posed by Covid-19 in Africa.

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29-May-2020 to 14:43

Zambia launches trade portal

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia on Friday launched an online trade portal in a move aimed at facilitating access to information on merchandise and non-merchandise trade between the southern African nation and other countries.

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20-May-2020 to 14:45

Zambia: COVID-19 headwinds trigger first economic contraction in 20 years

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian economy is projected to record its first contraction since 1999 as coronavirus headwinds pummel the southern African country whose lifelines are mining and tourism, central bank governor Denny Kalyalya announced on Wednesday.

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