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Location: Southern Africa, east of Angola
Capital: Lusaka
Population: 11,502,010
Independence Day: 24 October 1964 (from UK)
Date Joined: 1964
Currency: Zambian Kwacha (ZMK)
Total Area: 752,614 sq km
Languages: English (official), Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, and about 70 other indigenous languages
Head of the Government: President Edgar Lungu (since 25 January 2015)
Web site: http://www.zambia.co.zm/
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HE Edgar Lungu


Zambia approves $438 million COVID-19 stimulus package

Zambia’s cabinet approved a 8 billion kwacha ($439 million) economic stimulus package financed through a COVID-19 bond in an effort to alleviate the pandemic’s impact, the presidency said on Tuesday. Zambia, Africa’s second largest copper producer, has been struggling with growing public debt even before the coronavirus outbreak forced lockdowns across the globe, crippling international demand for raw materials.

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 30-June-2020

Zambia: Health Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19

Zambia's Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has tested positive for Covid-19 as the country's cases surpassed the 1,000 mark. He becomes the second-high profile individual to come out publicly after his Information counterpart Dora Siliya announced her results on Sunday. Dr Chilufya, who is also facing a graft investigation, has since gone into self-isolation, secretary to the Cabinet Simon Miti told journalists in Lusaka on Wednesday.

News Source:allafrica
News Type:News Published date: 28-May-2020

Canada’s First Quantum mulls $1 billion copper mine extension in Zambia

Vancouver-based Canadian multinational mining and metal company, First Quantum Minerals Ltd., mostly engaged in mineral exploration, mining and development, had been exploring an option to invest a whopping upsum of $1 billion to heighten up output at the largest copper mine in Zambia,

News Source:financial-world
News Type:News Published date: 09-January-2020

President Lungu re-launches ‘ make Zambia clean, green and health campaign ‘

President Edgar Lungu has relaunched the make Zambia clean, green and health campaign with the a call to Citizens to embrace the initiative.

News Source:lusakatimes
News Type:News Published date: 25-May-2018

Zambian Govt desires to attract International Businesses of all sizes

Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom His Excellency Mr. Muyeba Chikonde has said, the Zambian Government desires to attract International Businesses of all sizes

News Source:cnbcafrica
News Type:News Published date: 25-May-2018

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