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Posts published in January 2021

Bishops Call for Heightened Vigilance in Fight Against Covid-19

[CISA] Lusaka -- The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have called on the clergy, the religious and the laity to apply urgent and decisive pastoral response as the country battles a second wave of the Covid-19.

Seven Bodies of Namibians Killed in Zambia Exhumed

[Namibian] Ohangwena police and their Zambian counterparts this afternoon exhumed four bodies of Namibian citizens who were killed by police in Zambia on 5 December 2019 in Lusaka.

Nsama, Kaunda Shooting – Inquest Debate Heats Up

[Times of Zambia] The debate on whether to have an inquest into the killing of State prosecutor Nsama Nsama and United Party for National Development (UPND) sympathiser Joseph Kaunda or not has continued.

Mnangagwa Launches Scholarship Programme

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has launched a personal scholarship programme to assist students from disadvantaged families to pursue tertiary education, as part of his philosophy that a nation can never develop faster than the development of its edu...

Zambia Seal CHAN Quarterfinal Place With Namibia Draw

[Cosafa] Zambia sealed their place in the quarterfinals of the African Nations Championship following a 0-0 draw with COSAFA rivals Namibia in their final Group D clash on Wednesday.

Namibia Out of CHAN but Zambia Keep Hopes Alive

[Cosafa] Namibia became the second COSAFA member to be eliminated from the African Nations Championship after being beaten 1-0 by Tanzania on Saturday but Zambia moved closer to advancing to the knockout stage.

Global Copper Recovery to Lift Zambia’s Economy

[CAJ News] Lusaka, Zambia -- A RALLY in the price of copper globally is a major boost for Zambia in its efforts to revive the economy impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and drought.

Stars Ready to Demolish Zambia

[Daily News] TAIFA Stars are ready to play their first match in the unfolding Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals as they face Zambia at Limbe Omnisport Stadium in Cameroon on Tuesday.

Central Bank Orders Top Zimbabwe Banker to Exit Mybucks

[New Zimbabwe] The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has ordered a top Zimbabwean banker, George Manyere to exit from both controlling shareholding and directorship in the fintech company MyBucks after violating banking rules.

Zambia Draw With Libya in Latest CHAN Warm-Up

[Cosafa] The Zambia side preparing for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) played to a 1-1 draw with fellow finalists Libya in their warm-up clash before the competition gets under way on Saturday.

Zambia Defaults, Economically and Politically

[ISS] Many African countries are sinking further into unsustainable debt. Last November Zambia epitomised the problem when it defaulted on a US$42.5 million payment on a Eurobond. 'The government went on a borrowing spree over the last few years and wa...

Africa’s Road to Recovery in 2021 Is a Fresh Start

[Chatham House] The continent now has a chance to reshape its relations with the global economy to create greater pan-African prosperity and resilience for future generations.