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  • Zambia’s bonds drop on expected restructuring Financial Times
  • Lusaka woman asks court to declare missing brother dead diggers.news
  • We're already on lockdown – Lungu – Zambia diggers.news
  • In Search of Zambia’s Stunning Wildlife: A Virtual Safari The New York Times
  • Zambia records first COVID-19 death as cases rise Anadolu Agency
  • Pharmaceutical Society condemns Lusambo for harassing pharmacies – Zambia diggers.news

    Finance


  • Zambia’s bonds drop on expected restructuring Financial Times
  • Zambia Eurobonds Extend Losses as Country Flags Restructure Yahoo Canada Finance
  • Zambia records first coronavirus death National Post
  • We need lockdown asap – Magande – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zambia National Bank (Zanaco): Creating financial inclusivity FinTech Magazine - The FinTech & InsurTech Platform
  • Why total lockdown should be managed carefully – Zambia diggers.news

    Celebrities


  • Name govt officials who are infected, in quarantine diggers.news
  • Let politicians join COVID-19 fight Zambia Daily Mail
  • Five famous people you probably didn't know are from Zambia Face2Face Africa
  • Musical Messages for the COVID-19 Pandemic Psychology Today (blog)
  • WATCH: 7-year-old SA superhero Super Mash combats coronavirus Independent Online
  • Celebrities Get Virus Tests, Raising Concerns of Inequality Voice of America

    Culture


  • Zambia's development prospects bleak due to mixed and negative ... themastonline.com
  • 2 Tafuna chiefs in court over succession dispute – Zambia diggers.news
  • Moroccan Cyclist Survives Elephant Attack in Zambia Morocco World News
  • Name govt officials who are infected, in quarantine diggers.news
  • Zambia's feature film receives international acclaim The Southern Times
  • Face Mask Culture Common in East, New to West Voice of America

    Criminal


  • Prosecutors, lawyers conniving to abort criminals cases Zambian Watchdog
  • High Court keeps Spax in jail – Zambia diggers.news
  • Kaizer asks court dismiss his contempt case for irregularities diggers.news
  • Cops nab PIA bosses for abuse of office diggers.news
  • Kwamana for Lungu now, he has to go – KBF diggers.news
  • Ethiopian Airline still flying into Zambia despite Coronavirus Zambian Watchdog

    Religion


  • PF pawning Christians and vulnerable on Bill 10 Zambian Watchdog
  • Moroccan Cyclist Survives Elephant Attack in Zambia Morocco World News
  • ZACCI tips govt on how to shield businesses against COVID-19 diggers.news
  • OUR WRITERS' COLUMN: Of CASINOS, A Devalued Money god Zambia Reports
  • Zesco CEO sends a message of goodwill to the fans zambianfootball.co.zm
  • No room for error; the fate of the Zambian Speaker themastonline.com

    Politics


  • We're already on lockdown – Lungu – Zambia diggers.news
  • Kwamana for Lungu now, he has to go – KBF diggers.news
  • Lungu's Cabinet leadership on COVID-19 scary – Zambia diggers.news
  • Govt's plan to fight COVID-19 well thought out, assures Lungu diggers.news
  • Zambian president says church leaders involved in reprisals for ... The Star Online
  • Ba Lungu, landeni na bantu twapapata – Zambia diggers.news
  • State of Emergency unnecessary – Kasonde – Zambia diggers.news
  • We're at war, says Lungu as Coronavirus cases swell to 12 diggers.news
  • Lungu's full address: Zambia records 12 COVID-19 cases as lock ... diggers.news
  • What will be Mr Lungu's achievements by 2021? – Zambia diggers.news
  • Coronavirus cases top 1 million with 50,000 deaths: Live updates Al Jazeera America
  • Name govt officials who are infected, in quarantine diggers.news
  • We need lockdown asap – Magande – Zambia diggers.news
  • Laura advises Prime TV to drag Topstar to court diggers.news
  • Mr President, come out of your comfort zone and address Zambians ... diggers.news
  • Prime TV asks court to quash Dora's ban diggers.news
  • Delaying lockdown will be catastrophic, warns Msokotwane – Zambia diggers.news
  • Covid-19: Shortage of basic commodities hits Kinshasa Daily Nation
  • Coronavirus: Rwanda, two Nigerian states 'feeding' poor amid restrictions Africanews English
  • Pilato asks Lungu to relax sanctions against Prime TV diggers.news
  • The Bank of Zambia Says The Risk Of Global Growth Remains Tilted ... Zambia Reports
  • Slash PAYE to provide tax relief, CUTS urges govt diggers.news
  • I'm here to reinforce ties, promote human dignity, democracy ... diggers.news
  • Use M&E Frameworks to re-plan broken economy amidst COVID-19 themastonline.com
  • Zambia to enhance economic co-operation with China Independent Online
  • COVID-19 slows economy Zambia Daily Mail
  • Why the Global Recession Could Last a Long Time The New York Times
  • Tourism sector in quagmire Zambia Daily Mail
  • Govt insincere in attributing kwacha free-fall to COVID-19 – ActionAid diggers.news
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • 2019 mining tax regime hindering growth – Hamududu – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zambia still awaiting entry of fourth mobile market operator GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • AfDB injects $1.5m in Zambia's renewable energy sector diggers.news
  • ZDA resorts to domestic investment as COVID-19 affects FDIs themastonline.com
  • The Bank of Zambia Says The Risk Of Global Growth Remains Tilted ... Zambia Reports
  • Why the Global Recession Could Last a Long Time The New York Times
  • Debt, coronavirus and locusts create a perfect storm for Africa The Africa Report
  • Seeds of Gulf-Africa Agribusiness The Cairo Review of Global Affairs (blog)
  • Markets Now - Monday 30th March 2020 FT Alphaville
  • Southern Africa Construction Equipment Rental Market Report by Competitive Scena GroundAlerts.com (press release) (blog)
  • Drought fuels charcoal boom in Zambia Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
  • Africa’s population will double by 2050 The Economist
  • Why the casino and betting control acts were so important for the ... Zambian Watchdog
  • Zambia's development prospects bleak due to mixed and negative ... themastonline.com
  • Lack of dipping facilities affects cattle population Zambia Daily Mail
  • Zambia National Bank (Zanaco): Creating financial inclusivity FinTech Magazine - The FinTech & InsurTech Platform
  • Girls' education, tomorrow's better society Zambia Daily Mail
  • Tetra Tech's Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation, and Drainage Project ... CSRwire.com (press release)
  • UNZA develops special cowpeas varieties Zambia Daily Mail
  • UNICEF and UNFPA renew multi-country initiative to protect millions ... UNICEF (press release)
  • 2019 mining tax regime hindering growth – Hamududu – Zambia diggers.news
  • It's deceitful to blame coronavirus for Kwacha fall – HH diggers.news
  • Debt, coronavirus and locusts create a perfect storm for Africa The Africa Report
  • Calls for Zambia to seek IMF bailout The Southern Times
  • South Africa: The Impact of COVID-19 on Key Africian Sectors GlobalComplianceNews
  • Modi govt made defence exports jump 700%. Now it must radically reform ordnance factories ThePrint
  • China's Coronavirus Slowdown: Which African Economies Will Be ... The Diplomat
  • CTPD proposes 100% capital allowances for mines to boost ... diggers.news
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Southern Africa Construction Equipment Rental Market Report by Competitive Scena GroundAlerts.com (press release) (blog)
  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQVLF) on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript Seeking Alpha
  • Every little bit helps for Duffy as he opens account at debt-laden ... Mining MX
  • Govt must ensure fiscal consolidation for growth Zimbabwe Independent
  • Zambia Market Analysis Fitch Solutions (press release)
  • Dipak drags Minister of Finance to court for contracting loans without ... diggers.news
  • Zambia's bonds dive as govt calls in debt restructuring advisers Reuters
  • Yes, Zambia's debt is criminal! – Zambia diggers.news
  • Govt could fail to service Zambia's debt – Saasa diggers.news
  • Zambia: debt, unpaid salaries and a poor harvest have sown seeds of crisis The Conversation UK
  • Zambia’s Debt Build-Up Continues Apace Despite IMF Warnings Bloomberg
  • China refusing to restructure Zambia's debt - Chinese media Zambian Watchdog
  • China unlikely to grant Zambia debt relief – Barclays UK diggers.news
  • Zambia's debt unsustainable under current policies – IMF themastonline.com
  • Zambian President Says Fears of a Debt Crisis Are Unfounded Bloomberg

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    President


  • We're already on lockdown – Lungu – Zambia diggers.news
  • Kwamana for Lungu now, he has to go – KBF diggers.news
  • Lungu's Cabinet leadership on COVID-19 scary – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zambian president says church leaders involved in reprisals for ... The Star Online

    Speaker of Parliament


  • The disgrace of speaker Patrick Matibini Zambian Watchdog
  • PF raises Coronavirus concerns to shelve Bill 10 again diggers.news
  • Examine your conscious on Bill 10, Speaker Matibini told Zambian Watchdog
  • From inception, ConCourt judgements have caused outrage ... diggers.news

    Prime Minister


  • Coronavirus cases top 1 million with 50,000 deaths: Live updates Al Jazeera America
  • Name govt officials who are infected, in quarantine diggers.news
  • We need lockdown asap – Magande – Zambia diggers.news
  • Laura advises Prime TV to drag Topstar to court diggers.news

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Coronavirus cases top 1 million with 50,000 deaths: Live updates Al Jazeera America
  • Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world KFGO News
  • Covid-19: Shortage of basic commodities hits Kinshasa Daily Nation
  • African leaders respond to coronavirus... on Twitter Atlantic Council (blog)

    Minister of Economy


  • Pharmaceutical Society condemns Lusambo for harassing pharmacies – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zambia's economy will take years to recover from Coronavirus – Siliya diggers.news
  • Zambia records first coronavirus death - health minister Nasdaq
  • Govt forecasts stability in mining sector amidst COVID-19 pandemic diggers.news

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Zambia records first coronavirus death - health minister - Agricultural Commodities Reuters Africa
  • UPDATE 1-Zambia records first coronavirus death - Agricultural ... Reuters Africa
  • Zambia Hit By Massive Mealie Meal Shortages That Government Is ... ZimEye - Zimbabwe News
  • Minister Bwalya Ng'andu outlines his achievements Zambian Watchdog

    Minister of Culture


  • Name govt officials who are infected, in quarantine diggers.news
  • Sports ministers to assess coronavirus outbreak The Herald
  • Cabinet ministers competing in corruption, says Kalaba – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zimbabwe: Sports Ministers to Assess Coronavirus Outbreak AllAfrica.com

    Minister of Defense


  • Coronavirus: Rwanda extends lockdown, Cameroon's billion CFA fund etc. Africanews English
  • Former Defense Minister Dr. Kalombo Mwansa dies mwebantu.com
  • Coronavirus cases top 1 million with 50,000 deaths: Live updates Al Jazeera America
  • Woman with Covid-19 jumps wall to escape quarantine, says Ghana ... Independent Online

    Minister of Education


  • Govt shuts all schools to prevent COVID-19 outbreak diggers.news
  • Cabinet debates total lockdown – Zambia diggers.news
  • Govt closes schools over coronavirus themastonline.com
  • Supporting local agricultural innovation Zambia Daily Mail

    Minister of Energy


  • Energy minister Muluzi says steady path to reduce load-shedding ... Nyasa Times
  • Zambia: Avoid Sabotage, Nkhuwa Warns Copperbelt Energy ... AllAfrica.com
  • Stop load-shedding to keep people at home diggers.news
  • AfDB injects $1.5m in Zambia's renewable energy sector diggers.news

    Minister of Finance


  • Zambia's finance ministry seeks debt advisors Nasdaq
  • Pharmaceutical Society condemns Lusambo for harassing pharmacies – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zambia records first coronavirus death: health minister TheChronicleHerald.ca
  • We need lockdown asap – Magande – Zambia diggers.news

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Swedish Embassy in Zambia No Longer Grants Schengen Visas to ... SchengenVisaInfo.com
  • I'll test for COVID-19 on Friday, says Kampyongo diggers.news
  • Kampyongo, Malanji, Lombe in quarantine after suspected exposure ... diggers.news
  • Cabinet Office suspends face-to-face meetings – Zambia diggers.news

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Lukuku protests closure of media, dictatorship Zambian Watchdog
  • Kapyongo unfit to minister of home affairs Zambian Watchdog
  • Wednesday, March 18: Coronavirus global update Cyprus Mail
  • Coronavirus: Staffer in Pence's office tests positive for coronavirus ... Financial Times

    Minister of Justice


  • Justice Minister, Lubinda, Breaks Down In Court! Zambia Reports
  • Lubinda breaks down as he recalls being slapped by PF cadre diggers.news
  • Cabinet wants parliamentary oversight on debt contraction – Lubinda diggers.news
  • To the Minister of Justice: Act Now! Daily Maverick

    Minister of Health


  • Zambia Records First Coronavirus Death: Health Minister The New York Times
  • Zambia records first COVID-19 death, community infections on the rise diggers.news
  • Zambian leader orders employment of more health workers to ... cgtn.com
  • Zambia's COVID-19 cases jump to 35 – Zambia diggers.news

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Zambia Eurobonds extend losses as country signals restructure themastonline.com
  • $60m conference facility has no strings attached, it is a gift from ... diggers.news
  • AfDB injects $1.5m in Zambia's renewable energy sector diggers.news
  • Govt keen to localise construction of key infrastructure projects The Herald

    Minister of Sports


  • NSCZ SUMMONS SIWALE AND OTHERS themastonline.com
  • THE MINISTER OF SPORTS JOINS THE RECONCILIATION CAMPAIGN WE ARE CHAMPIONING zambianfootball.co.zm
  • Zimbabwe: Sports Ministers to Assess Coronavirus Outbreak AllAfrica.com
  • Sports ministers to assess coronavirus outbreak The Herald

    Director of State Security Service


  • Parliament committee opposes coalition govt, d/ministers, defends ... themastonline.com
  • HH writes Mambilima over safety of inmates during Covid-19 ... diggers.news
  • Cabinet Office suspends face-to-face meetings – Zambia diggers.news
  • Sangwa asks Lungu to declare State of Emergency diggers.news

    Chairman National Bank


  • Delaying lockdown will be catastrophic, warns Msokotwane – Zambia diggers.news
  • Coronavirus cases top 1 million with 50,000 deaths: Live updates Al Jazeera America
  • China Through My Eyes New Vision
  • Sanlam appoints ex-Old Mutual boss as new CEO CNBCAfrica.com

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • In a Crisis, Does the UN Have a Leadership Succession... PassBlue
  • New Permanent Representative of Zambia presents credentials to ... Africanews English
  • MultiChoice Zambia Partners with NamiGreen for e-waste Disposal mwebantu.com
  • Policy Responses to COVID19 International Monetary Fund

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Lungu's Cabinet leadership on COVID-19 scary – Zambia diggers.news
  • Cabinet directs State institutions to submit schedules of staff who ... diggers.news
  • The Coronavirus Could Mean Regime Change and Political ... Foreign Policy
  • Coronavirus cases top 1 million with 50,000 deaths: Live updates Al Jazeera America

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • SUVs, not electric cars, dominate Detroit's product plans Independent Online
  • Safa, PSL to meet again to decide best way forward for football in SA Independent Online
  • Chifire sues Zambian govt at African Court of human rights Zambian Watchdog
  • Lungu should cut his term of office, not the salaries of public officers ... diggers.news

    Opposition


  • Kwamana for Lungu now, he has to go – KBF diggers.news
  • 'There will be no vacuum in opposition when Kambwili rejoins PF Zambian Watchdog
  • HH Kicks Off Nationwide Anti-COVID-19 Zambia Reports
  • DP, UPND urge Zambians to return TopStar decoders themastonline.com

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Fitch Ratings: Zambia's 2019 Debt Rise Highlights Fiscal Challenges african-markets.com
  • Zambia records first coronavirus death - health minister Nasdaq
  • Tourism sector in quagmire Zambia Daily Mail
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Coronavirus and debt: a toxic mix Financial Times
  • Is the 'Church' Shamelessly Camping on the Independence Avenue? diggers.news
  • After Lebanon, where next? Emerging markets look for weak links Reuters
  • Zambian Airways Looks to Relaunch Despite Backlash AirlineGeeks.com
  • Zambia still awaiting entry of fourth mobile market operator Yahoo Finance
  • Zambia's GDP to exceed 3% Moneyweb.co.za
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    Investment

  • 2019 mining tax regime hindering growth – Hamududu – Zambia diggers.news
  • Zambia still awaiting entry of fourth mobile market operator GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • AfDB injects $1.5m in Zambia's renewable energy sector diggers.news
  • ZDA resorts to domestic investment as COVID-19 affects FDIs themastonline.com
  • The Bank of Zambia Says The Risk Of Global Growth Remains Tilted ... Zambia Reports
  • Why the Global Recession Could Last a Long Time The New York Times
  • Debt, coronavirus and locusts create a perfect storm for Africa The Africa Report
  • Seeds of Gulf-Africa Agribusiness The Cairo Review of Global Affairs (blog)
  • Markets Now - Monday 30th March 2020 FT Alphaville
  • Southern Africa Construction Equipment Rental Market Report by Competitive Scena GroundAlerts.com (press release) (blog)
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    Demographics

  • Drought fuels charcoal boom in Zambia Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
  • Africa’s population will double by 2050 The Economist
  • Why the casino and betting control acts were so important for the ... Zambian Watchdog
  • Zambia's development prospects bleak due to mixed and negative ... themastonline.com
  • Lack of dipping facilities affects cattle population Zambia Daily Mail
  • Zambia National Bank (Zanaco): Creating financial inclusivity FinTech Magazine - The FinTech & InsurTech Platform
  • Girls' education, tomorrow's better society Zambia Daily Mail
  • Tetra Tech's Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation, and Drainage Project ... CSRwire.com (press release)
  • UNZA develops special cowpeas varieties Zambia Daily Mail
  • UNICEF and UNFPA renew multi-country initiative to protect millions ... UNICEF (press release)
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    Export/Import

  • 2019 mining tax regime hindering growth – Hamududu – Zambia diggers.news
  • It's deceitful to blame coronavirus for Kwacha fall – HH diggers.news
  • Debt, coronavirus and locusts create a perfect storm for Africa The Africa Report
  • Calls for Zambia to seek IMF bailout The Southern Times
  • South Africa: The Impact of COVID-19 on Key Africian Sectors GlobalComplianceNews
  • Modi govt made defence exports jump 700%. Now it must radically reform ordnance factories ThePrint
  • China's Coronavirus Slowdown: Which African Economies Will Be ... The Diplomat
  • CTPD proposes 100% capital allowances for mines to boost ... diggers.news
  • Singapore Plans Record Stimulus as Coronavirus Turns GDP Growth Negative Voice of America
  • Southern Africa Construction Equipment Rental Market Report by Competitive Scena GroundAlerts.com (press release) (blog)
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    Public Spending

  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQVLF) on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript Seeking Alpha
  • Every little bit helps for Duffy as he opens account at debt-laden ... Mining MX
  • Govt must ensure fiscal consolidation for growth Zimbabwe Independent
  • Zambia Market Analysis Fitch Solutions (press release)
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    Public Debt

  • Dipak drags Minister of Finance to court for contracting loans without ... diggers.news
  • Zambia's bonds dive as govt calls in debt restructuring advisers Reuters
  • Yes, Zambia's debt is criminal! – Zambia diggers.news
  • Govt could fail to service Zambia's debt – Saasa diggers.news
  • Zambia: debt, unpaid salaries and a poor harvest have sown seeds of crisis The Conversation UK
  • Zambia’s Debt Build-Up Continues Apace Despite IMF Warnings Bloomberg
  • China refusing to restructure Zambia's debt - Chinese media Zambian Watchdog
  • China unlikely to grant Zambia debt relief – Barclays UK diggers.news
  • Zambia's debt unsustainable under current policies – IMF themastonline.com
  • Zambian President Says Fears of a Debt Crisis Are Unfounded Bloomberg
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