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 […]

Taj Pamodzi Hotels Plc, TourismJanuary 11, 2021

Taj Pamodzi Hotel During the Pandemic
As the only hotel trading on the Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE), Taj Pamodzi hotel Board of Directors has, in a bid to ensure its shareholders are well up-to-date with the current and expected financial position of the hotel, published its trading statement.  The Trading Statement issued on 6th January 2021, was an act done in […]

MiningDecember 30, 2020

The New Changes at KCM
The long-run average cost curve of a firm is said to be saucepan-shaped. At the beginning of operations, a firm will have fixed costs that are as a result of investment in indivisible fixed capital and as such making the average cost high. With time, the average cost starts going down as the firm engages […]

TourismDecember 30, 2020

Emirates takes A380 experience to new heights, unveils Premium Economy plus enhancements across all cabins
Dubai, UAE, 30 December 2020 – Emirates is taking its signature A380 experience to the next level with the unveil of a brand new Premium Economy cabin product, together with enhancements and a refreshed look across all cabins onboard its newest A380 aircraft. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “The Emirates A380 is already one of […]

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 […]

Finance, Madison Financial Services PlcDecember 28, 2020

Madison Financial Services enters a Share Purchase Agreement
Further to the cautionary announcement by Madison Financial Services PLC (“MFS”) published on SENS dated 8th December 2020, shareholders and the market are hereby advised that Lawrence Sikutwa & Associates Limited (“LSA”) and ZFI Holdings Limited (“ZFI”), the two largest shareholders in MFS, have separately executed Share Purchase Agreements (the SPAs) with XYLEM Trading (Pty) [&he

RetailDecember 27, 2020

How to Build a Succesful Breeding Buisness in Zambia – #FromTheSource
This article is part of a new segment we are calling ‘From the Source’. We will be interviewing normal people who have built successful businesses and are still actively looking to expand. In this week’s article we have interviewed Ms Mwansa Bwalya, a farmer born and raised in Luanshya (near Ndola). She is a big […]