#RealReads How COVID-19 Affected Zambian Cross Border Traders

Meeting of Minds

Feb 3 2021 • 1 min

Intra-African trade has been part of Africa for centuries. African communities traded with each other to bring goods normally not found in their community. When Zambian land borders were shut down to control the spread of the coronavirus in March 2020, cross-border traders had their only source of income taken away from them.

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Written and produced by: Fiske Niyirongo – a Zambian writer of both nonfiction and fiction. She is a 2020 PenPen African Writers Resident.

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