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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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