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Zambia Covid-19 Statistical Update

Covid-19 update in Zambia as of 15th February, 2021.

Local News

MoH in K2.4bn COVID-19 related debt, PAC. Read more.

State acts to stop ebola. Read more.

Cost of living hits K8,400 per month. Read more.

Zambia grows trade surplus despite pandemic. Read more.

Economy and Business news

Treasury bill auction oversubscribed. Read more.

IMF seeks China loan transparency in Zambia talks. Read more.

LS-MFEZ unveils plan. Read more.

Government withdraws ZRA Amendment Bill. Read more.

African news

WHO clears way for dispatch of COVID vaccines to Africa. Read more.

Ebola returns to West Africa as region battles COVID-19. Read more.

DR CONGO launches Ebola vaccination campaign. Read more. 

SA reopens 20 land borders. Read more.

International news

WTO appoints Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala  as first female leader. Read more. 

In COVID-19 diplomacy, India emerges as a vaccine super power. Read more.

U.S. tells G7 that it is back at the table to help with global recovery. Read more.

UK economy slumps by record 10% in 2020 after COVID hit. Read more.

Good reads

Here’s what global progress on COVID-19 vaccination looks like. Read more.