News Blast

News Blast

AmCham News Blast


Local News
Zambian pay the price for government’s default as food prices spiral. Read more.
MoH vaccinates 2,114 people in five days. Read more.

Economy and Business News
Natsave takes charge of the revolving fund. Read more.
Sweden and TechnoServe launch $4m partnership to support Zambia’s food processors. Read more.

Mining News
$150m set aside for copper mine processing plant. Read more
Mining giant Rio Tinto kicks off exploration at Midnight Sun’s Solwezi project in Zambia. Read more.
Gemfields generates $31m in April emerald mini auctions. Read more.

African News
Cape Town fire: Residents evacuated on city’s outskirts. Read more.
SA Health Minister says J&J vaccine rollout to resume soon. Read more.

International News
Avoid travelling to India even if fully vaccinated: US advisory of Covid spike. Read more.

Good Reads
Zambian youth farmer to net K120,000 cash from 600 boxes of tomatoes. Read more.
Burkina Faso’ Cim Metal wants to  take on  Nigeria’s Dangote in Togo’s Cement Market. Read more.

Zambia Covid-19 Statistical Update

Covid-19 update in Zambia as of 19th April 2021.