Finance, ZAMEFA PlcMarch 8, 2017

ZAMEFA – 2016 Half Year Review
In part 3 of our project to bring you insights into value creation by some of the elite companies in Zambia, we had the opportunity to interview the CEO of ZAMEFA in July 2016. Coincidently, Rosetta Chabala was celebrating a fantastic half year performance by the company. The exclusive of the interview will published soon. […]


Construction, LafargeMarch 6, 2017

Lafarge 2016 Half Year Review
When we reviewed the 2015 annual performance of the only cement player on the LUSE, we indicated that they were in a price war with a player who had aggressive intentions of growing market share through using low prices and controlling or incorporating components of the vertical chain of cement distribution unlike incumbent competitors. As […]


Airtel Networks Plc, Lafarge, StrategyMarch 6, 2017

How to Fight a Price War in Zambia
Entering into a price war is usually a distant thought for the average Zambian entrepreneur. On the one hand, some often chose to ignore it and face certain doom over the long run (evidence from small businesses that have closed down due to failure to compete on price). Others on the other hand, chose to […]