ZAMBIE | ZAMBIA

14-May-2021 to 12:25

Zambia dissolves parliament ahead of August polls

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia dissolved its parliament on Friday in line with a constitutional provision that requires the National Assembly to cease operations at least 90 days before general elections scheduled for August 12.

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10-May-2021 to 17:14

Zambia, Botswana launch landmark bridge, one-stop border post

APA-Kazungula (Zambia) — The leaders of Zambia and Botswana on Monday officially launched a rail and road bridge and one-stop border post that is expected to boost trade between the two countries and open another route to the sea for other landlocked southern African countries.

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07-May-2021 to 13:31

RwandAir resumes flights to Zambia, S/Africa

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — RwandAir resumed flights to the Zambian capital Lusaka and Johannesburg in South Africa on Friday, three months after suspending service over concerns about a COVID-19 variant that had ravaged the southern African region at the time.

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14-Apr-2021 to 12:24

Zambia, Angola eye crossborder oil pipeline project

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and Angola are set to sign an agreement for the construction of an oil pipeline connecting the two neighbours in a move expected to ease Lusaka’s fuel challenges, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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08-Apr-2021 to 08:43

Zambia: Lungu vies for ruling Patriotic Front’s presidential candidacy

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — President Edgar Lungu has filed nomination papers to the ruling Patriotic Front secretariat as he vies for another attempt to run as the party’s presidential candidate in elections scheduled for August this year.

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22-Mar-2021 to 13:47

Zambia, Zimbabwe pilot COMESA industrialisation project

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and Zimbabwe are piloting a Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) project to strengthen the capacity of industrialists in the region to actively participate in the African Continental Free Trade Area, APA learnt here on Monday.

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17-Mar-2021 to 11:52

Zambia bracing for third wave of COVID-19 - Minister

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government is wary of a possible third wave of COVID-19 infections and is putting in place measures to avoid a flare up in cases over the next four months, Health Minister Jonas Chanda has warned.

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