FIMarch 4, 2021

Zambia declared #1 Breakthrough Market for Irish Whiskey (Jameson)
According to information published by the Irish Embassy of Lusaka 61,300 cases of Irish Whiskey were sold in the Zambian market in 2019 (the most recent numbers available). This means Zambia consumes on average 735,000 bottles of Irish Whiskey (well Jameson) per year and represents 10% of the total consumption of Irish Whiskey in Africa […]

RetailFebruary 25, 2021

Spotify to enter the Zambian Market
Spotify, the world’s largest streaming service by users is planning on formally entering the African market by expanding into 40 African countries. The list of new countries includes Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Zambia just to name a few, a potential market of more 700 million Africans. Previously the company only had operations in South Africa, […]

RetailFebruary 24, 2021

eleQtra announces signature of a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a Marine Transport Project on Lake Tanganyika
This article is an announcement by the eleqtra group initially published on their website. London 2nd December 2020: Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Ltd (MHCL), which operates and manages the Mpulungu Harbour in Zambia (Harbour) and is owned by the Industrial Development Corporation Limited of Zambia and eleQtra Ltd announced today the signature of an MOU to develop […]

FIFebruary 9, 2021

The Story of Arthur Hayes, the Worlds Youngest Black Billionaire and the focus of a DOJ Attack
When Arthur Hayes became a billionaire, there was no applause. There was no forbes article nor was there a loud cheer from our community. The former Investment banker with humble beginnings, and founder of the world’s biggest crypto margin trading platform, The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex), is instead currently in hiding as he faces persecution […]

RetailJanuary 29, 2021

MTN Group donates $25 million for 7 million Vaccine doses for Health Workers
In a unique public/private partnership, MTN, Africa’s leading mobile network, has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. The donation will help secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for […]

RetailJanuary 26, 2021

Meet Afridelivery Founder Wallace Ngige, CEO of Zambia’s leading E-Commerce
Little over 5 years ago there were 3 companies operating online food delivery services. Zoom, Delivery Delish and Lunchtalk. A young man named Afshon Wallace Ngige had just arrived in the country on a one way Emirates ticket from Zimbabwe. He offered them his consultation and tech services, they said no. He went on to […]

Economy, OpinionJanuary 20, 2021

Trump the Dictator?
I was a teenager when Trump was elected, I remember watching the beginning of the count in 2016, heading to bed and waking up to a new world. The past 4 years have felt as if we have all been living in a reality show. News channels are more dramatic and unpredictable than most thrillers. […]

Agriculture, RetailJanuary 15, 2021

Be a Farmer, Be a Millionaire – An interview with Zambia’s leading Tomato Expert and Author Eric Mwenda
Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables to grow in Zambia and the most popular vegetable in the world. The average cost of a seedling is K1.70 from Seedco nursery propagaters and a box of tomatoes can sell for K50 to K140 (prices peak during the rainy season) . New varieties like Seedcos Hybrid […]

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RetailJanuary 13, 2021

Andrew Kazilimani appointed CEO of National Impact Investment Board (NABII Zambia)
The National Advisory Board for Impact Investment in Zambia has announced the appointment of Andrew Kazilimani as the New Chief Executive Officer. The group was created in 2018 in an initiative led by Prospero Zambia and Impact Capital  with the assistance of strategic partners (E-Musika, Bongohive, WeCreate Zambia and the Zambia Chamber of Small to […]

Economy, OpinionDecember 29, 2020

Zambian Economist Dr Dambisa Moyo marries billionaire Jared Smith
Dr Dambisa Moyo, a world famous Zambian economist and a 4-time New York Times best selling author, got married on the 28th December, 2020 to Mr Jared Smith, billionaire and co-founder of Qualtrics. Dr Moyo is the daughter of Dr Steven Moyo (Vice-Chairperson, Anti-Corruption Commision and the former Director General, ZNBC) and Mrs Orlene Moyo […]