ECONOMIST Chibamba Kanyama says the Kwacha will continue to appreciate as the country heads towards the 2021 general elections, resulting from several effects. And Patriotic Front members have celebrated the achievement, bragging that the kwacha gain was pushing the boat to sail further away. Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Emmanuel Mwamba posted: K20.7 – $1: Factors helping Kwacha appreciate, increased forex retention, increased export of crops, energy crisis over, smooth handling of elections, peaceful campaigns except isolated cases, credible Electoral process…Sansheniko naimwe!” But in an interview, Friday, Kanyama attributed the recent appreciation of the Kwacha to the participation of the Central Bank in releasing more dollars on the market, among other factors. “The appreciation of the Kwacha in recent days is…...

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