Zambia

South Africa’s President reprimands finance Minister Tito Mboweni for threatening Zambia’s government

South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has strongly reprimanded the Minister of Finance, Mr. Tito Mboweni, following comments made by the Minister on social media regarding the removal of Zambia’s Central Bank Governor by President Edgar Lungu. In one of his...

Zambia and IMF talks on financial support to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout continue

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday it is still in talks with authorities in Zambia over their request for financial support to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout. Speaking at a press briefing from Washington DC, Gerry Rice, Director...

Zambia and IMF discuss emergency financial support amid COVID-19 economic disaster

The International Monetary Fund and Zambian authorities have held talks for an emergency financial support for the landlocked south-central African country amid COVID-19 economic disaster. "An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Dhaneshwar Ghura held virtual meetings during June...

Coronavirus update: Zambia, Ivory Coast and Malawi

Coronavirus numbers keep changing in Africa where more than 6200 people have now died and more than 233000 have contracted the virus, according to the latest data from the Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC). In Ivory Coast, there were...

Almost everyone who contracted COVID-19 in Zambia has recovered

In Zambia, more than 95 percent of people who contracted COVID-19, the respiratory diseased caused by the novel coronavirus have recovered, data released by the government on Wednesday show. Of the 1252 people who contracted the deadly bug, 1069 of...

No new confirmed case of coronavirus in Zambia in four days

There has not been any new confirmed case of coronavirus in Zambia in four days, the ministry of health said on Monday. Below is the summary of COVID-19 in Zambia A cumulative total of 351 alerts notified have been cleared...

Amnesty blasts President Edgar Lungu administration for escalating crackdown on human rights crusaders in Zambia

Amnesty International on Tuesday blasted the administration of President Edgar Lungu for escalating crackdown on human rights in Zambia. Amnesty lamented that Zambian authorities have brought trumped up charges against two activists who took a stand against the arrest and...

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U.S. President-elect's economic team has been praised as experience and historic. Biden on Monday announced key members of his...

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U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Tuesday congratulated President-elect Joseph R. Biden "on choosing this outstanding economic team." "This is the team we need to...

In their own words: Biden’s economic team vows to rebuild America’s economy better

U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden's nominees and appointees on Tuesday vowed to rebuild the American economy. The President-elect on Monday announced key members of his...

Joe Biden: My first-rate economic team will get us through on-going crisis and help us build back better

U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Tuesday introduced his economic team to the nation, saying it will help the nation get through the...

President Buhari says he appreciates Nigerians for their patience over bad economy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja appreciated Nigerians and Organized Labour for restraint, understanding and patience as the country tackles myriad economic challenges,...
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