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Vol 59 No 20

Published 12th October 2018


Zambia

A splurge before the squeeze

As the government goes on another shopping spree, international banks are reassessing plans for fresh lending to Lusaka

Israel and Zambia are almost ready to sign a new US$400 million package for high-tech aviation equipment to be funded with a loan from Israel's Hapoalim Bank. The deal is believed to include a new presidential jet. Russia is also set to deliver a Sukhoi SSJ regional jet airliner with a luxury specification suitable for a head of state.

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