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Climate Change Action Could Set Off Copper Mining Boom in Zambia

At last year's U.S. Africa Leaders’ Summit in Washington, the U.S. signed an historic memorandum of understanding with Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo to develop an electric vehicle battery supply chain. At the summit, Zambian…
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Zambia on Track for Debt Restructuring Next Quarter-Finance Minister

Zambia is pushing hard to complete the restructuring of nearly $15 billion of external debt in the first quarter of 2023 and is “in active engagement” with its largest bilateral creditor China, Zambia’s finance minister said in an interview…
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World Bank approves $275 million in development support for Zambia

The World Bank has approved US$275 million in assistance to help Zambia recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and deal with the fallout from the war in Ukraine. The money is to help Zambia, which is "over-indebted", return…