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Posts published in September 2018

Indebted Africa Returns to the International Monetary Fund

[ISS] Despite - or is it perhaps because of - increasing volumes of Chinese financing to Africa, that oft-reviled old banker, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is making a comeback to the continent.

ITC Launches SheTrades Zambia

[ITC] The International Trade Centre (ITC) will today launch the Zambia chapter of the SheTrades initiative in a drive to connect more of the country's women-owned businesses to international markets.

Girl (17) Commits Suicide After Family Blocks Marriage

[Times of Zambia] A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD girl of Petauke in Eastern Province has committed suicide after her family discouraged her from getting married to her 20-year-old boyfriend.

IAAF Bans Athlete Mupopo for Doping

[East African] The International Association of Athletics (IAAF) has slapped a four-year ban on Zambian athlete, Mupopo Kabange, for failing a doping test.

Lungu Makes Economically Beneficial Trip to China

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu's trip to China yesterday may be the most economically beneficial trip for Zambia in the history of the two nations, his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda has said.