Opinion, Personal Finance, StrategyApril 3, 2020

‘Corona financial crises’ explained – Workforce mobility impact
A financial crisis, according to the Oxford dictionary of economics is the collapse or potential collapse of a financial institution that threatens the stability of the financial system. The key feature is systemic meaning the collapse of one major Government, financial or business institution collapse threatens other institutions. A financial crisis has similar characteristics almost […]

Opinion, StrategyMarch 25, 2020

(Sponsored) Royal Air Charter reveals the significance of ‘reserve capacity’
Let’s face it. COVID-19 has disrupted the world economy. Business can no longer operate in “business as usual”. Like with any crisis, astute management teams must take a step back and remind themselves of the quintessential business survival question that stood the ages: “What business are we in”? Zambian businesses are now faced with this […]

Economy, Opinion, StrategyMarch 21, 2020

Annual General Meetings postponed due to COVID-19
Investors in listed companies on the Lusaka Securities and Exchange will have to wait a little longer before they can meet with the Boards and Management teams of the companies in their portfolios due to health concerns relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, according to a statement from the LuSE. “NOTICE is hereby given to […]

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 […]

Opinion, StrategyMarch 6, 2020

Janice’s promise to ACCA affiliates – ‘We are here for you’!
ACCA Zambia under the stewardship of Janice Matwi has continued in its quest to bring focus to the accountancy profession by hosting the first-ever ACCA Affiliates celebratory event which was held on Thursday 5th March 2020 at Lusaka’s Radisson Blu Hotel. The evening that was aptly themed “Future Ready: Becoming the Business Leader Zambia Needs”, […]

Opinion, StrategyFebruary 14, 2020

Why emotional intelligence should be an employers’ best ally in the 21st Century
Maya Angelou once said and I quote – “I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”. Over the years, human resource management has become more and more complex because just like technology, people are evolving at an […]

Opinion, StrategyFebruary 11, 2020

Impact of Digitalisation on the Audit Process   
  Technology has brought about significant changes in the lives of human beings. Human intelligence has been influenced by emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), Blockchain, Cloud Computing and Connected devices as in the Internet of Things (IoT). We can now operate like one global village enabled by the […]

Economy, Opinion, StrategyFebruary 4, 2020

Day One at the Mining Indaba – Cape Town South Africa
Mining commerce is alive! This is part of what the annual Mining Indaba, currently going on at the illustrious Cape Town International Convention Center seeks out to achieve. Now in its 26th year, this year’s event has found the South African economy at crossroads. The big talking point is energy for South Africa. They, like […]

Opinion, StrategyJanuary 25, 2020

Zambia’s first football bond may have to wait a little longer
Zambia’s football governing body’s hopes of making history as the first executive to use the capital markets to raise capital for infrastructure and operations may have to wait a little longer, according to sources close to the matter. “The Football Association of Zambia has for some months been working on the mechanics of football bond […]

Opinion, StrategyJanuary 12, 2020

Phil Daka exits LuSE
The Lusaka Securities and Exchange Business Development Manager, Phil Daka has left the bourse after over five years of service. “Yes I have left the LuSE following the end of my contract which was subsequently not renewed”, said Phil in a telephone interview with the founder of Financial Insight on Wednesday 8th January 2020. He […]