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Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambia has increased to 22

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambia has increased to 22 after six more cases were identified, says Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya. Dr Chilufya says six new cases are from 72 contracts that were tested starting yesterday which...

COVID to cut Zambia’s GDP growth to 2% as Government announces measures to provide relief to businesses

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu has revised Zambia’s economic growth for 2020 to 2 percent. He announced during a news briefing that because of Covid19, growth is now projected to be lower at around 2 percent despite the anticipated significant...

The Zambian Government needs to move fast on Economics of Covid-19-HH

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema says the Zambian Government needs to move fast on Economics of Covid-19. Mr Hichilema says the first round of World Bank Covid response has gone without Zambia submitting an expression of interest which should not be...

Zambia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 16

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zambia has risen to 16. Health Minister, Chitalu Chilufya says the four new cases include three, who are part of a group that traveled from Pakistan with the eight others, who are already...

COVID-19: Place Workers On Paid Leave, Simukoko

Labour and Social Security Minister, Joyce Simukoko has urged employers across the country to place employees on paid annual leave in view of the Coronavirus outbreak. Mrs Simukoko says this should include those with few or without accrued days. She says...

Police Chief directs Officers to ensure that all Bars, Night Clubs, Cinemas, Gyms and Casinos are closed

Zambia Police Inspector-General Kakoma Kanganja has directed officers in Charge of Police Stations and Posts working in collaboration with the Local Authorities to devise measures of ensuring that all Bars, night clubs, Cinemas, Gyms and Casinos are as directed...

Coronavirus cases in Zambia jump to 12 as President Lungu announces further restrictions to deal with the spread

The number of Coronavirus have risen to 12 from the initial 3. President Edgar Lungu has announced the new development in a televised address to the nation Wednesday morning. The head of state announced that 10 more cases have now...

PF disappointment with the Corona virus Politics being practiced by HH and Kambwili by alarming the nation

Patriotic Front member of the central committee Kebby Mbewe has expressed disappointment with the politics which UPND and NDC leaders Hakainde Hichilema and Dr Chishimba Kambwili are attaching to the issue of the Coronavirus. Mr Mbewe said that Mr....

Rate of inflation is projected to remain above the target range over the first half of 2020-BOZ

The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has revealed that the rate of inflation is projected to remain above the target range over the first half of 2020. BOZ says this is on account of the effects of on-going electricity supply challenges...

Do not panic over COVID19-President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has taken to social media to urge Zambians not to pain over the outbreak of the fast-spreading Coronavirus also known as COVID19. In a long post on Facebook, President Lungu said citizens should not panic as health...

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