COVID-19 | Private Sector Working Group To Ensure Smooth Flow Of Essential Goods And Services Formed.
Zambia and South Africa have formed a private sector working group to create a framework that is targeted at ensuring the smooth flow of essential goods and services during the...» Read More
PRESS RELEASE: IMF, World Bank Call For A Halt To Debt Servicing As Covid-19 Drives African Economies Into Recession.
WASHINGTON, D.C – April 10, 2020. The IMF and World Bank have called for a halt to debt servicing for the world’s poorest countries as the World Bank Group latest...» Read More
JCTR Projects A Possible Further Increase In The Cost Of Living Amid The COVID-19 Global Health Crisis
In a statement to the press, JCTR Deputy Director Father Alex Muyebe called on government to increase resource allocation and commitment to a more sustainable climate resilient and diversified agriculture...» Read More
The African Union is calling on creditor nations and multilateral institutions to suspend interest payments for Africa on its external public and private debt. Leaders from South Africa, Egypt, the...» Read More
Government has spelled out an economic plan amidst the outbreak of Coronavirus which is paralyzing business, with K700 million likely to be spent to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Finance...» Read More
Copperbelt Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has threatened to close all mealie meal outlets that are selling the commodity at over K130. Mr. Mwakalombe, who was on a tour to sensitize marketers...» Read More
The Bank of Zambia Says The Risk Of Global Growth Remains Tilted Downwards. BoZ further notes that Inflation outcomes are expected to range from a minimum of 13.4% to 14.3%...» Read More
The Coronavirus pandemic and the sharp oil price drop have already led to portfolio outflows from emerging markets, including Africa, and will exacerbate the slowdown in economic growth at a...» Read More