EconomyMay 16, 2022

Daily FiZ – Monday 16/05
Story of the Day InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group, the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) and the EU-funded Electrification Financing Initiative (EDFI ElectriFi) have together committed US$15.5m to enable Africa GreenCo to scale its innovative offering as Zambia’s first renewable energy buyer and services provider. Read more Local Business [

EconomyMay 13, 2022

Daily FiZ – Friday 13/05
Story of the Day The mining sector will continue to be a factor in the development of Zambia. This is why Zambia’s mining investment house, ZCCM IH, has positioned itself strategically in the extract industry to make the most an evolving business environment that was fraught with COVID. “There is a wave and rise in […]

EconomyMay 12, 2022

Daily FiZ – Thursday 12/05
Story of the Day Zambia’s leading bank has expressed optimism on the prospects of Zambia’s mining sector considering recent pronouncements at the 2022 edition of the Mining Indaba, according to an interview with Financial Insight Zambia who are covering the event. During the 30-minute conversation with the Founder of this website, CEO Mwindwa Siakalima found […]

StanbicMay 12, 2022

Stanbic Zambia Bullish on Post Mining Indaba 2022 Prospects for Zambia
One of Zambia’s leading banks has expressed optimism on the prospects of Zambia’s mining sector considering recent pronouncements at the 2022 edition of the Mining Indaba, according to an interview with Financial Insight Zambia who are covering the event.   During the 30-minute conversation with the Founder of this website, CEO Mwindwa Siakalima found his […]

MiningMay 11, 2022

FIRST QUANTUM ANNOUNCES BOARD APPROVAL OF THE KANSANSHI S3 EXPANSION AND ENTERPRISE NICKEL PROJECT
(in United States dollars, tabular amounts in millions, except where noted) Toronto, Ontario (May 8, 2022) – First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Company”) (TSX: FM) is pleased to announce that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved the S3 Expansion at the Kansanshi mine and the Enterprise nickel project. “First Quantum has […]

StrategyMay 11, 2022

How African Artisanal Mining Can Flourish in Light of High Commodity Prices
Zambia’s Chamber of Mines President has indicated that artisanal mining has positive prospects of development within the southern African region.   Speaking during a question-and-answer session at the ongoing Cape Town Mining Indaba, the mining association boss indicated that with the recent surge in global commodity prices with copper in the 10,000-US dollar range presented […]

EconomyMay 11, 2022

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 11/05
Story of the Day Vedanta Resources has requested the Lusaka High Court to nullify the appointment of Acting Official Receiver Celine Nair as Provisional Liquidator of the wettest mine in Zambia, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), according press releases out of Zambia. The action from Vedanta comes less than 48 hours after Zambia’s President had announced […]

StrategyMay 11, 2022

WHAT CAN CORPORATIONS DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?
Climate change is one, if not the biggest impacts we’ve had particularly since the industrial revolution, and this is very much apparent in our day to day lives. From the receding of the glaciers in Antarctica, to drastic changes in weather patterns across the globe, and this keeps getting worse by the decade. Apparently, corporations […]

MiningMay 11, 2022

What is Industry and Government doing to protect and legitimize the millions of artisanal miners who contribute to the metals and minerals economies across Africa? 
Inclusive artisanal and small-scale mining: what does this mean in practice?  It is estimated that the artisanal and small-scale mining sector represents the primary source of employment for almost 45 million people across the world, and the livelihoods of another 134 to 269 million people depend on the supporting industries of the ASM sector. In […]

MiningMay 11, 2022

Vedanta Saga Continues Over Zambia Asset
Vedanta Resources has requested the Lusaka High Court to nullify the appointment of Acting Official Receiver Celine Nair as Provisional Liquidator of the wettest mine in Zambia, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), according press releases out of Zambia. The action from Vedanta comes less than 48 hours after Zambia’s President had announced at the ongoing Cape […]