EconomyMay 17, 2019

172 Graduates delight ZICA President Kazilimani
The accountancy profession ushered in 172 new graduates at its annual graduation ceremony in Lusaka on 16th May 2019. ZICA offers a number of accountancy related programs that include Diplomas and Certificate. “I was delighted to officiate at the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (ZICA) 13 graduation ceremony this morning”, read a LinkedIn status update […]

EconomyMay 17, 2019

Daily FiZ – Friday 17/05
Domestic The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has called on government to continue with the diversification programme in the agriculture sector in order to stabilise the price of mealie meal in the country, and realise a favourable reduction in the commodity. Read more: The Independent Observer President Edgar Lungu has called on the informal […]

EconomyMay 16, 2019

Daily FiZ – Thursday 16/05
Domestic The World Bank has launched Zambia’s country partnership framework (CPF) with the financing envelope of US$1.2 billion to help in growing the economy and raising the standard of living Read more: Zambia Daily Mail The Economics Association of Zambia has supported the stance taken by Mines Minister Richard Musukwa who has asked Mopani Copper […]

EconomyMay 15, 2019

Estimate indicates Real GDP growth for Zambia in 2018 was 3.7%: Ministry of Finance
Zambia’s Ministry of Finance estimates that real GDP growth in 2018 was 3.7 percent, representing a 0.2% increase from 2017. Real gross domestic product (GDP) is an inflation-adjusted measure that reflects the value of all goods and services produced by an economy in a given year, expressed in base-year prices, and is often referred to as […]

EconomyMay 15, 2019

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 15/05
Domestic The World Bank has listed Zambia among the top ten African countries in the Global Entrepreneurship Index along the likes of Botswana, E-Swatini, Gabon, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa. Read more: The Independent Observer The African Development Bank Group has approved an $11.1 million loan to support Zambia’s efforts to restore […]

EconomyMay 14, 2019

Zambian International Landline and Cellular Phone Calls fall by 7.5 percent: ZICTA
Zambian’s adoption of internet based telecommunication services based on social media technology have led to a decline in the use of traditional landline and cellular phone technology. For some time, traditional landline and cellular technology have come under threat with the surge in internet based communication technology that has been proliferated by companies such as […]

EconomyMay 14, 2019

Week 19 Stock Market Update (6th to 10th May)
Week 2 of May recorded stronger performance for the LuSE. With increases of 74% and 19% recorded for Turnover and Shares traded, Week 2 sets the pace for halfway month of Q2. Equity Market Activity In the week ended 10th May 2019, a total of 140,540 shares were transacted in 115 trades, yielding a market […]

EconomyMay 14, 2019

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 14/05
Domestic Economist Oliver Saasa has called on government to intervene and help sustain the operations of the mines. Read more: ZNBC The Mine Workers Union of Zambia-MUZ has assured mine workers across the country that the challenges at both Konkola Copper Mines-KCM and Mopani Copper Mines-MCM will not dilute the country’s potential to grow the […]

Economy, Personal Finance, StrategyMay 13, 2019

Financial Technology in Zambia
The Financial Technology (Fintech) revolution across the globe continues to disrupt status quo as it brings solutions that are helping organizations improve their service and operations while enjoying the benefits of cost savings and operational efficiencies. This revolution is committed to delivering the next level banking experience to the client, one that will bring forth […]

EconomyMay 13, 2019

Daily FiZ – Monday 13/05
Domestic President Edgar Lungu has assured Zambians that government is doing everything possible to stabilize the Kwacha. Read more: ZNBC United States Ambassador to Zambia, Daniel Foote, says entrepreneurship is critical to job creation and the development of Zambia. Read more: ZNBC Zambia Sugar Operations Manager Graham Rolfe has disclosed that the company intends to […]