Zambia holds national prayer day to hold Kwacha from record drop

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Sunday saw a nationwide day of prayer in Zambia as president Edgar Lungu called for a divine intervention to save the African country’s currency, Kwacha, from a record drop.

All football matches in the country were called off, with bars and restaurants forbidden from accepting clients for most of the day on Sunday. 

The president’s call for a national day of prayer and fasting gained a wide support from Zambia’s churches, which conducted prayers all across the country for the mostly Christian population of 15 million people. 

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