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Official opening of a Natural Resource Watch Group Training

Maamba, Southern Province– CTPD with support from OXFAM Zambia this morning officially opened a Natural Resource Watch Group training on advocacy and community participation in natural resource governance. The aim…
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COVID-19VACCINATIONPROGRAMME-HIGHLIGHTING THE LEGAL PITFALLS

On the 14th April, 2021, the Government of the Republic of Zambia launched the first ever COVID -19 Vaccination Programme. This followed the procurement and arrival of the first 228,000…
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Rising Inflation Hurting the Economy: Boz Urged to Consider Raising the Policy Rate

The Center for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has noted with concern, the sustained rise in inflation over the recent past. Inflation rose from 12.5 % in January, 2020 to…
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Commitment to Effective Implementation of the Economic Recovery Plan Crucial for Zambia-IMF Talks

Zambia’s debt problems have persisted, following the refusal by bondholders to agree to a Six Months Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI), mainly underpinned by fears that other creditors, like China,…
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Legal Implications of the Eurobond Default

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development has observed that the Government has failed to honour another coupon payment due under one of the Eurobonds. The Ministry of Finance confirmed…
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Parliamentary Committee on National Economy , Trade and Labour Matters

The Centre for Trade Policy Research Team led by CTPD Executive Director Mr Isaac Mwaipopo this morning appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on National Economy , Trade and Labour Matters…
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