World’s worst currency prompts call for divine intervention

Zambian President Edgar Lungu wants his people to pray for the country’s currency on a national day of devotion and fasting on Sunday

15th October, 2015

God save the kwacha.

That’s what Zambian President Edgar Lungu wants his people to pray for on a national day of devotion and fasting on Sunday to reverse a decline in the world’s worst currency and fix a litany of problems from plunging copper prices to electricity shortages.

All bars, nightclubs and entertainment venues have been instructed by the government to shut on the day, while the Football Association of Zambia...

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