ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcFebruary 28, 2021

Can ZCCM IH continue to pay a consistent Dividend under the new Strategy?
One of the ways that listed companies ensure that they have the continued support of key stakeholders such as investors in the company is by maintaining regular dividend payments. It is the desire of every investor to realize a return on investment over the investment horizon. This is why during its 78th meeting held on […]

Finance, ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcFebruary 21, 2021

What “IH” achieved in the 2 years of their “rebooted” strategic plan
When a company decides to change its strategic direction, it can only mean one thing: They have seen opportunities that they believe their resources and capabilities can enable them to take advantage off. One can imagine that after two years of pursing a 5 year strategy from 2018, the investment analysts and strategists at ZCCM […]

Finance, ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcFebruary 13, 2021

ZCCM IH to focus on mining in new strategic plan
After two years of executing a 5-year strategic plan, ZCCM IH’s board has made the bold decision to change its strategic course towards a more impactful undertaking that will see the investment group focus on mining, according to the Board Chairperson in his message to shareholders. “Two years into our 2018-2023 Strategic Plan we have […]

Banking, ZANACO plcFebruary 10, 2021

Zanaco partners with a ‘Hungry Lion’ – Big Red’s move to devour clientele
Retail banking has always been a game of numbers. This is why when Zanaco made the announcement that it would be partnering up with fast-food chain Hungry Lion which boosts of high foot traffic, it was clear that gaining market share was in their strategic playbook. “In this partnership, Zanaco will be providing POS Machines […]

Agriculture, Retail, Zambeef Products PlcFebruary 2, 2021

Mutimushi enters the Zambeef Boardroom
Food processing and agri-distribution company, Zambeef Plc, has announced the appointment of Mwansa Mutimushi as its Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary. On 13th January 2021, in an internal memorandum to all staff availed to Financial Insight Zambia by sources close to the matter, the CEO announced the appointment of Mwansa. “We are pleased […]

Economy, OpinionJanuary 28, 2021

Inflation ‘plateaus’ in the 20s in “Jan-worry”
How far we have with accelerating inflation. On 28th January 2021, Acting Director of Census and Statistics, Daniel Daka announced that annual inflation for January 2021 now stood at 21.5%. Followers of inflation will recall that in January of 2019, annual inflation stood at 7.9%. Following its escape from the Central Bank and fiscal side’s […]

Opinion, StrategyJanuary 21, 2021

Why mandatory testing is the only way to secure the workforce
  The year 2020 came and went like bad dream. Some of us thought we had survived the worst of it. Sadly, following a planning meeting, the Founder of this website contracted the ubiquitous COVID 19. This was despite practicing all the techniques on covid prevention that were aptly practiced in the year to forget. […]

Telecom, ZamtelDecember 29, 2020

Telecom’s ensuing ‘war’ to win the hearts of consumers – A tale of two CEOs
It’s not a secret anymore. We cannot do without technology. Technology drives our businesses, makes our lives easier and gives us access to things we would never have imagined. 2020 was a defining moment for all the telecom players in Zambia. Their infrastructure was tested. Zambians depended on them to ensure that their migration to […]

BankingDecember 28, 2020

2020 – The year of the Financial Woman
The year 2020 was a big year for women in leadership. The women in Zambia’s banking sector had the biggest stories on financial insight Zambia attracting readership from all over the world. Their resounding stories captured the hearts of readers due to their authenticity. In Q1 2020, one of the most anticipated rebranding of a […]

Finance, Madison Financial Services PlcDecember 28, 2020

Lawrence Sikutwa’s Madison Financial Services signals a ‘financial reboot’
In a year that was overshadowed by Covid-19, one screaming headline in May 2020 caught the eyes of many financial analysts in Zambia. Was Lawrence Sikutwa about to dispose of his beloved LSA Group? The financial maestro was quick to dispel the false expose by Lusaka Times and put it on record that LSA was […]