PodcastNovember 20, 2018

Outside – in @ Money Ep#06
The Host Chilufya Mulundu discusses companies on the Lusaka Stock Exchange with Mwelwa Chibesakunda of Financial Insights Zambia. In this episode, Mwelwa discussions the prequel to the Zambia Sugar AGM.

Agriculture, Zambia Sugar PlcNovember 16, 2018

Financial Analysis of Zambia Sugar’s 2018 Annual Report
In her opening remarks at a recent event held by her company, Chief Financial officer Faith Misozi Mukutu was candid enough to advise shareholders that comparing the 2018 results with the 2017 results would be difficult because of the change in financial year that had been implemented by the sugar company. Her firm felt it […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 16, 2018

IDC’s Sophomore Annual Group Conference
Mateyo Kaluba, the IDC Supremo under the mandate of the board Chairman, is working hard to bring balance to his portfolio of companies. Overseeing 30+ State Owned Enterprises that operate in almost every major economic sector in Zambia is not a small feat. That is why Mateyo and his team came up with the annual […]

Agriculture, Zambia Sugar PlcNovember 15, 2018

ZAMBIA SUGAR 2018 FY Analysis: Finding Sweetness in Harsh Times
When an annual report is presented to us, our primary focus is the audited financials. Whether they are financial statements audited by KPMG or HLB, they provide us with an ability to compare the performance of a company across years. In the case of ZamSugar’s 2018 AR, we knew we had a small matter of […]

Beverage, National BreweriesNovember 13, 2018

Natbrew Plc at Half Year 2018
The parent company of Chibuku has had an interesting half year for their 2018 financial year. In a period their Stock Exchange News (SENS) announcement described as “steady”, competitive forces were rife. Draught beer, clear beer, cheap spirits and a handful of new entrants (notably package segment) into their market segment meant price wars and […]

PodcastNovember 13, 2018

Outside – In @ Money Ep#5
The Host Chilufya Mulundu discusses companies on the Lusaka Stock Exchange with Mwelwa Chibesakunda of Financial Insights Zambia. This show has the first guest from ZCCM IH Ms Loisa Kakoma Head PR. Part 1 Part 2    

Finance, ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcNovember 10, 2018

What to do with Ndola Lime?
When we published “The Achilles Heel in ZCCM IH’s Armory”, we decoded signals of an investment in peril. The ZCCM IH 2017 annual report and other SENS announcements were very clear that Ndola Lime was a problem child. A recap of published information on SENS shows the critical time line of official announcements coming out […]

Finance, ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcNovember 9, 2018

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE STATUS OF NDOLA LIME COMPANY LIMITED
ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc would like to dismiss and refute claims circulating on social media that Ndola Lime Company Limited (NLC) is being sold by ZCCM-IH. These claims are unfounded and false. The position is that two former NLC employees applied to Court to place the company under supervision pursuant to the Corporate Insolvency Act […]

ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcNovember 8, 2018

Zambia Still a Preferred Destination for Investment in the Mining Sector
PRESS RELEASE Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Hon. Richard Musukwa says for Zambia to continue attracting foreign direct investment in sustainable mining projects, it is important to reduce the risk that comes with mining investment by making sure that the investors have access to adequate geological information. Speaking at the ongoing 5th annual International […]

BankingNovember 7, 2018

Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2018
Financial Insight Zambia believes in financial markets. They are part of the reason why our analysts work tirelessly to decode the nuances in the numbers of listed companies. This November is special. Our founder was invited to moderate a panel discussion of key stakeholders that are in the ecosystem of capital markets at the Absa […]