01-Jun-2022 to 09:42

Rising global prices, strengthening Kwacha push up Zambia petrol price

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s energy regulator has raised the price of petrol by three percent with effect from Wednesday on the back of rising international oil prices and a strengthening local currency.

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19-May-2022 to 08:16

Zambia central bank allays data leak fears following cyberattack

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s central bank has allayed fears that its operations have been severely compromised after cyber criminals hacked into its systems.

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06-May-2022 to 05:55

Is the US setting up a military base in Zambia?

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government is caught up in a political storm amid allegations that the Hakainde Hichilema administration has entered a pact under which the United States will establish a military base in the southern African country.

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12-Apr-2022 to 07:35

Zambia health officials on alert amid Lusaka cholera scare

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian health officials are on high alert after a three-year-old girl was reported to have contracted cholera in the capital Lusaka, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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22-Mar-2022 to 07:58

Zambia arrests main opposition leader over graft charges

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s main opposition leader Given Lubinda has been arrested on allegations of corruption, the country’s anti-graft watchdog announced on Monday.

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18-Mar-2022 to 07:53

Drug shortage hits Zambia’s public hospitals

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s public hospitals have been hit by a critical shortage of essential drugs and other medical supplies which the government has blamed on an “overhaul of the drug procurement system”.

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12-Mar-2022 to 01:59

Former Zambian president succumbs to cancer

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia's fourth post-independence president Rupiah Banda died on Friday following a short battle with colon cancer, his family has announced.

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