EconomySeptember 24, 2021

Daily FiZ – Friday 24/09
Story of the Day: Mortgage lender, Zambia National Building Society, has partnered with steel manufacturer BSI Steel Zambia and cement maker Lafarge Zambia Plc in their latest mortgage promotion that is set to run for 6 months. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies Government says Zambia recorded an economic growth […]

EconomySeptember 23, 2021

Daily FiZ – Thursday 23/09
Story of the Day: Further to the cautionary announcements dated 25 November 2020 and 23 June 2021, the Board of ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc (“ZCCM-IH” or “the Company” or “the Board”) hereby wishes to inform shareholders and the market that arbitration proceedings against ZCCM-IH and Kansanshi Mining Plc (“KMP”) by Kansanshi Holdings Limited (“KHL”) are […]

EconomySeptember 22, 2021

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 22/09
Story of the Day: Zambia National Building Society has launched its much-anticipated mortgage product that seeks to address the home ownership gap that currently exists in the market. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies Positive sentiments have continued to characterise the financial markets with increased participation from non-resident investors in

EconomySeptember 21, 2021

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 21/09
Story of the Day: The only listed metal fabricator company on the Lusaka Securities and Exchange has unveiled a ‘recently available executive’ following his departure from ZAFFICO, as the next CEO of the company. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies A delegation from the African Union (AU) is expected in […]

EconomySeptember 20, 2021

Daily FiZ – Monday 20/09
Story of the Day: Chief Executive Officer at Zambia’s only timber growing and processing listed company has resigned after 16 months of holding both executive and board positions, according to a statement from ZAFFICO. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies President Hakainde Hichilema, on Friday, chaired his first (Special) Cabinet […]

EconomySeptember 17, 2021

Daily FiZ – Friday 17/09
Story of the Day: Digital brand and social media abuse have become a huge problem in today’s world. Threat actors use a combination of technology and social engineering to manipulate people and organisations. This can impact organizations through risks like financial loss, reputational damage, Legal risk. Read more Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid […]

EconomySeptember 16, 2021

Daily FiZ – Thursday 16/09
Story of the Day: I have taken note of the ongoing debate with regards to whether Zambia should get on an IMF program. Some of the suggestions being advanced are that we refinance our debt by acquiring more debt through the issuance of addition international bonds (new Eurobonds) and further local borrowing through the issuance […]

EconomySeptember 15, 2021

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 15/09
Story of the Day: The only listed power utility in Zambia, Copperbelt Energy Corporation, has advised shareholders that it expects improved earnings when it produces its 6 month unaudited financial statements. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has defended its proposed Extended Credit Facility  – […]

Economy, OpinionSeptember 14, 2021

The Inevitability of The IMF Program: The Case For Zambia
I have taken note of the ongoing debate with regards to whether Zambia should get on an IMF program. Some of the suggestions being advanced are that we refinance our debt by acquiring more debt through the issuance of addition international bonds (new Eurobonds) and further local borrowing through the issuance of more bonds in […]

EconomySeptember 14, 2021

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 14/09
Story of the Day: On the 10th of September 2021 the President of the Republic of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema, opened parliament to applause and roars of jubilation from his party. This excitement was only muted as he began to explain his vision for the country. The theme of the speech was an outline of the […]