Tag: Edgar Lungu

Absa’s economic outlook for Zambia

In a report of Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy amid COVID-19, it noted that despite a slump in economic activity in the second quarter, there may be a recovery.

Zambian president fires central bank governor

Global ratings agency S&P has affirmed Zambia’s long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings with a negative outlook. This news was overshadowed by the surprise move by Zambian President Lungu over the weekend, as he fired the reserve bank governor with immediate effect and no reason. Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for more.

Zambian president Edgar Lungu moves to reassure nervous investors

Trevor Simumba, Economic and Trade Expert joins CNBC Africa to look at movements shaping the Zambian market space.

Why Zambian president is threatening to fine miners

Zambia, Africa’s second-largest copper producer, will fine and break ties with mining firms that fail to do this...

Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu refutes claims of violence against opposition

Zambia's opposition parties plan to report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court at the Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals but the president has denied the allegations. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters spoke to President Lungu's Spokesperson, Amos Chanda for more.

Zambia’s parliament delays debate on motion to impeach president

Political dialogue threatened with collapse.

Zambia’s main opposition party seeks to impeach President Lungu

Zambia’s main opposition party filed a motion on Thursday seeking the impeachment of President Edgar Lungu, accusing him of constitutional breaches, the presidency said on Friday. The motion by the opposition United Party...

Zambia shuts three of Shoprite’s Hungry Lion restaurants

Zambia takes drastic measures after cholera outbreak.