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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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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