Agriculture, Retail, Zambia Sugar PlcDecember 19, 2017

CCPC goes for Zamsugar: Understanding the Laws of Competition
In October of 2017 the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) board of commissioners fined Zambia Sugar PLC the sum of K76,728,650 which is 5% of their annual turnover as at 2013 as reported on the CCPC website. This came about as a result of price discrimination and what they (CCPC) found to be unfair […]

FinanceNovember 25, 2017

Misozi Mkandawire new MD for ZOONA
Earlier this month, ZOONA announced their newest Managing Director, Miss Misozi Mkandawire who has made MD at only 27 years old!! Such an amazing feat for such a young lady but on speaking to her, its easy to see how determined she is. Having invested her own money to open her first booth on Cairo […]

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FinanceNovember 12, 2017

SensxAfrica is Coming! The Rise of Venture Capital
A storm is coming. A venture capital storm. For sometime now, we have been investigating the footprint left behind by venture capital in Zambia. Few known names appear associated with scarce deals and are often not mentioned in Zambian financial folklore. Until now. FiZ has been in discussions with Bibusa Wissemann whose ambitions to bring […]

Economy, FI, Finance, StrategyOctober 18, 2017

Zambia’s Medium Term Debt Management Strategy Part II
This is part 2 of a 2-part analysis on the MTDS. If you’re only joining us now let me give a quick recap of the previous article. Basically, the Zambian government, through the Ministry of Finance are publishing the very first Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy. The publication is meant to provide information to all market […]

FinanceOctober 7, 2017

Zambia’s Medium Term Debt Management Strategy Part I
For the very first time in Zambian history the government of the republic of Zambia has issued a Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy (MTDS) via the Ministry of Finance. Its more exciting than it sounds, I promise. This publication is meant to provide information to all market participants and stakeholders on the objectives of debt management […]

TelecomSeptember 27, 2017

Echos of a fourth Mobile Telco Player in Zambia
Back in April 2017, we heard from the Minister of Transport and Communications Hon. Brian Mushimba that cabinet had approved a new licensing framework in the telecoms industry. The new licensing framework was formulated in partnership with ZICTA for the Information Communication Technology (ICT) and telecommunication industry in Zambia. This means that Zambia could potentially […]