Opinion, StrategyNovember 11, 2020

Knowledge is Power – The professional life of Dr. Jeff Bordes
“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” — Kofi Annan. Astria Learning Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Jeff Bordes’s life is rooted in the belief that education is how you build a better life and a better future for yourself and those […]

Opinion, StrategyOctober 12, 2020

Financial Insight sit down with IDC CEO Mateyo Kaluba
  With a nine billion US Dollars asset balance sheet to achieve, Mr Mateyo Chresta Kaluba has his sleeves folded. He rose from a simple registry clerk in his formative years, to his current position of Group Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) established to create and maximize long-term shareholder value as […]

Marketing, Opinion, StrategyMarch 7, 2020

Astria Learning is changing the face of EdTech in Zambia
A stable macro-economic environment is key to attracting investment in any country. According to United States Businessman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Astria Learning, Dr. Jeff Bordes who is working in the EdTech sector to provide educational opportunities across the globe through his business, there is much to be done to achieve more investment in […]

Economy, OpinionMarch 3, 2020

‘Sustainable Development Goals: 10 years to 2030. Where Are We As Africa?’
The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) is this year hosting the 2ND National Economic Summit under the theme ‘Sustainable Development Goals: 10 years to 2030. Where Are We As Africa?’ The Summit will be held in the tourist capital, Livingstone from Thursday 30th July to Friday 31st July of 2020 at Avani Victoria Falls Resort. […]

Opinion, StrategyDecember 4, 2019

Business unusual with Climate Change
In the bid to achieve the 2030 agenda, the Zambian government has overwhelmingly, welcomed the 160 million euros worth in funding from the Dutch Government through Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) working with the private sector to catalyse over 500 million euros in additional funding for sustainable bankable projects across the world. The […]

Economy, OpinionMarch 18, 2019

A contextual look into February 2019 MPC Statement
A white-knuckle wait it was as the media were assembled in the Bank of Zambia auditorium on Cairo Road ready to listen to the presentation that the  Governor Dr. Denny Kaylalya and his council prepared as the first statement on the stance of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) for Q1 in 2019.   Last year’s […]

Economy, OpinionJanuary 20, 2019

A ‘New Face’ to the Zambian Education System
In concerted efforts the Ministry of General Education and Higher Education in partnership with various aligned Ministries, Agencies and Institutions; held the second National Education Conference and Exhibition that took place on the 15th of January to 17th January 2019, aimed at re-engineering the education system to one that meets the demand of the industry […]

TourismJanuary 3, 2019

Zambia Airways Takes Off To Operationalisation
It was on the 28th December 2018 that Mr. Mateyo Kaluba, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Group Chief Executive Officer, announced the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of Zambia Airways, with immediate effect. This was the first assertive signal that the phoenix that was Zambia Airways was surely rising again from the ashes. […]

Economy, OpinionDecember 19, 2018

Zambia’s Economic Standing into 2019
A ZiCA Perspective @ Q4 It is with constant concern that the Zambia Institute of Standard Chartered Accountants ZICA body raises matters that have fallen on the deaf ear, or rather, have had the ‘tortoise race’ to amendment or operationalization. At the 4th Quarter Media briefing held at ZiCA’s head office on the morning of 18th […]