Zambia Leader Under Fire Over Handling of COVID-19 Crisis

The Zambian government's handling of the crisis has been met with fierce criticism from Zambians after President Edgar Lungu decided to reopen churches and salons while allowing golfing activities "with a condition that they adhere to prevention measures like social distancing and wearing of masks". Meanwhile, during his address, Lungu said food security would be the biggest problem post-COVID-19.

  • Zambia:  Churches Are Free To Decide

    Zambia Reports, 28 April 2020

    State House would like to clarity that His Excellency, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, has not directed churches to open. In his address to the nation… Read more »



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