Just as US Vice President Kamala Harris prepared to sit down with President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka, his country was serving as the only African nation to co-host President Joe Biden’s second Summit for Democracy. Two months earlier, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen had stopped by the land-locked country of about 20 million people as part of the first trip by a top US official since the US-Africa Leaders Summit in December.
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