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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.

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...

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...

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).

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...

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

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...

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In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times,” a first of...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

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