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Zambia country profile

Yahoo Daily News 24 Mar 2023
Map of Zambia. Zambia, unlike most of its neighbours, has managed to avoid the war and upheaval that has marked much of Africa's post-colonial history, earning itself a reputation for political stability ... Zambia also has one of the world's fastest growing populations with the UN projecting that its population will triple by 2050 ... Capital.

Chinese debt trap hurdles Zambia's progress: Report

Beijing News 21 Mar 2023
A consortium of Chinese companies recently won a bid to finance the upgrading of a 327-kilometre road connecting Zambia's capital Lusaka to Ndola in the country's Copperbelt province.

Feature: Young Zambian ventures into production of environment-friendly charcoal briquettes

Xinhua 20 Mar 2023
"I decided to venture into this because of climate change ... Since its establishment two years ago in Mongu district in western Zambia, Muhosho said that the demand has been good, a situation that forced him to relocate to Lusaka, the country's capital where the demand is even higher ... The company now produces 200 pieces of charcoal briquettes per day ... .

Zambia sends humanitarian aid to Malawi

Xinhua 17 Mar 2023
Gabriel Pollen, the national coordinator of the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit, who flagged off the departure of the plane carrying the first items at the Zambia Air Force base in Lusaka, the country's capital, said the donation follows a directive by President Hakainde ...

Troutman resident among the first Peace Corps volunteers to receive overseas assignment

Statesville Record & Landmark 11 Mar 2023
Upon her arrival in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, Epstein and the rest of the volunteers on the trip will spend roughly three months in her cohort completing further training and preparations before moving out to their assigned community for their two years of service.

Debt-ridden Choppies seeks new capital

Business Day 27 Feb 2023
Choppies, a Botswana-based supermarket chain with stores in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia, has appointed ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Feb. 26 26 Feb 2023
(Cameroon-Blasts-Injuries). - - - -. LUSAKA -- Five men on Saturday suffered severe burns when a fuel tanker caught fire in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, the police said ... He, however, could not state how the men got burnt but suspected they could have been among people who were looting the fuel. (Zambia-Fire-Injuries). - - - -.

Zambian expert says Africa-China ties yielding tangible benefits

Xinhua 20 Feb 2023
LUSAKA, Feb ... He said China's contribution to the continent is seen in its support of the African Union through the construction of the ultra-modern conference center in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and in its support of African countries like Zambia, which have benefited immensely ... ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News ... .

Janet Yellen to visit India for G-20 finance meetings

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 18 Feb 2023
The official also said part of the visit will focus on sovereign debt issues – namely Zambia’s $6 billion debt to China, its biggest creditor. Yellen visited Lusaka, Zambia’s capital city that’s visibly dominated by Chinese financing, in January, in part to discuss the country’s massive debt to China.

Intellidex launches Inaugural Africa impact investment awards

Business Ghana 18 Feb 2023
The project is being conducted in partnership with the African Venture Philanthropy Alliance, ANDE West Africa, Impact Investing Ghana, Impact Investing South Africa, the national advisory boards for impacting investing of both Nigeria and Zambia, and the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.

Staying to fight: A question for Alan Kyerematen, a dilemma for NPP

Joy Online 13 Feb 2023
If the Zambia example is any reference point, then key economic indicators will begin an uptick post-bailout. Bloomberg reported on September 1, last year that “Zambia’s kwacha is the world’s best performer against the dollar on Thursday after the nation won long-awaited approval for a $1.3 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund”.

US Treasury Chief Yellen Renews Pressure on China to Fix Zambia's Debt Crisis

Urdu Point 10 Feb 2023
The national debt of Zambia rose $2.7 billion, or 9.3%, year-on-year in 2022 ... About one-third of Zambia's foreign debt is estimated to be in the hands of Chinese lenders ... The Chinese Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia's capital, responded by urging the United States to stop sabotaging unspecified sovereign nations' efforts to solve their debt issues.

Time to scrap capital punishment

Taipei Times 09 Feb 2023
Chad, Equatorial Guinea and Zambia. The number of US states that retain capital punishment has also fallen — from 38 at the turn of the century to 27 now — and in those that maintain the death penalty, executions have diminished in number, along with public support ... The time is ripe for Taiwan to do the right thing and abolish capital punishment.

6 Ethiopian migrants hurt in Zambia escape attempt

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
LUSAKA, Zambia, Feb 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Feb, 2023 ) .- Six Ethiopian migrants were injured after a failed attempt to escape a security net in Zambia's northern region, authorities said on Sunday ... in Isoka district on Zambia's border with Tanzania.

Israeli envoy to Zambia mugged despite bodyguards

Cleveland Jewish News 05 Feb 2023
Israel’s ambassador to Zambia was mugged in the African country’s capital, with the attackers taking her diplomatic passport and cellphone ... Her suitcase also contained some cash ... The ambassador said in a statement that “Zambia is very safe and peaceful” and “very friendly to Israel.” ... Netanyahu met on Wednesday in Jerusalem with the Chadian president.

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