PodcastDecember 1, 2018

Outside – in @ Money Ep#08
The Host Chilufya Mulundu discusses companies on the Lusaka Securities Exchange with Mwelwa Chibesakunda of Financial Insights Zambia. In this show, Founder FIZ discusses the Q4 MPC statement from BoZ, Zambeef and Airtel.

Economy, OpinionNovember 30, 2018

A Synopsis on the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE)
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE  In developed financial markets such the Americas, Europe and Asia from October 2018 there has been a massive sell off of shares (stocks) with 5 – 20% value being whipped off their market price because of fears of the trade war between China and the United States of America. With escalating tariffs imposed […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 29, 2018

MPC @ Q4 – Denny Signals Reversal
Dr. Denny Kalyalya and his team of economists held the final Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting for the year 2018 on November 19 to 20th. Judging from the statement he issued following the deliberations of his high council, Denny will have a lot on his mind when he sits down for Christmas dinner at the […]

Agriculture, Zambeef Products PlcNovember 27, 2018

Zambeef 2018 Strategic and Financial Performance
Francis Grogan could well be on his way to retaining the top slot that everyone has known to be one of the most powerful companies on the Lusaka Securities Exchange (luSE). CEO Francis’ dual listed company (Zambeef has an AIM listing in the UK) recently posted its final audited results and they were impressive. Not […]

PodcastNovember 26, 2018

Outside – in @ Money Ep#07
The Host Chilufya Mulundu discusses companies on the Lusaka Securities Exchange with Mwelwa Chibesakunda of Financial Insights Zambia. In this episode, Mwelwa discusses the Zambia Sugar AGM, financial analysis of the ZamSugar results and some insight into the FQM 2017 Annual Report. Part 1 Part 2  

Airtel Networks PlcNovember 24, 2018

Airtel at Half Year 2018
In a half year that saw the coming of the fourth mobile provider and the collapse of a data only provider, Airtel Zambia Plc posted unaudited results that showed their performance was under competitive forces constraint during the period under review. On September 24th 2018 through SENS Announcement, its board issued a statement that its […]

Finance, ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcNovember 23, 2018

Shareholders of ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc (“ZCCM-IH” or “the Company”) are referred to the announcement dated Friday, 3rd August 2018, wherein the shareholders as well as other market participants were informed that Ndola Lime Company Limited (“NLC”), an investee company of ZCCM-IH, continues to be in financial distress. ZCCM-IH has over the past 10 years […]

Finance, ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcNovember 23, 2018

ZCCM Investments Holdings PLC Acquires additional 50% Shares in Kariba Minerals Limited
PRESS RELEASE On 7th November 2018, ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc (ZCCM-IH) acquired an additional 50% shareholding in Kariba Minerals Limited (KML) which is Zambia’s largest Amethyst mine. This acquisition means that ZCCM-IH now owns 100% shares in KML. The shares were acquired from Gemfields Limited at a total consideration of US$2,500,000. The completion of the […]

MiningNovember 22, 2018

FQM 2017 Annual Review
2017 will be remember by Philip K.R. Pascall (Chairman & CEO) as the year FQM advanced its primary objectives. Philip and his team set out to achieve a record copper production, stronger operating performance, a better-structured balance sheet, and a massive copper project within months of commissioning. According to FQM’s 2017 Annual Report, the company […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 22, 2018

Africa Procurement & Enterprise Development Summit 2018
The procurement and supply function is critical to the value creation process of any businesses. The recently held Summit on Procurement and Enterprise Development sought to achieve harmony in understanding what role each stakeholder plays in the procurement process. What was unique about this first ever event is the bringing together experts from 5 countries […]