FIJanuary 18, 2022

Aljoša Asanović named new Chipolopolo Head Coach
Aljoša Asanović has been named the new Head of the Zambia Football National Team. The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Winners chose not to renew former Nkana Rangers boss Beston Chambeshi’s contract last month after the team failed to qualify for both the World Cup and Afcon tournaments being held this year. This will be […]

FIJanuary 13, 2022

MTN and Huawei sign partnership to bring 5G to Zambia
According to a report by IT News Africa, MTN Zambia and Huawei have signed an agreement in order to facilitate the 5G network pilot program. MTN Zambia, the largest telecom in the country based on mobile subscribers, will also be one of the first telecoms in the region to deploy a 5G network. It is […]

RetailJanuary 11, 2022

Lusaka Stock Exchange named the Best Performing in Africa
According to an analysis conducted by Business Insider, the Lusaka Stock Exchange has been voted the best performing stock exchange in Africa for 2021. This comes following an aggregate gain of 93% in the total value of shares on the exchange. The LSE’s strong performance eclipsed that of fellow stock exchanges with Ghana (38%) and […]

RetailOctober 11, 2021

[UPDATED] Spenn International acquires 15% of Kazang Zambia for $1.25 million, valuation at $8.5 million
International payments company Spenn, (the owners of e-wallet platform Spenn Zambia) have acquired the largest POS distributor in the country Kazang. To date this marks the largest acquisition between two fintechs in the country’s history and a signal of the competitiveness of the industry. The investment is initially a $1.25 million cash injection for 15% […]

RetailOctober 7, 2021

Lupiya Zambia selected for Google’s K60 million Black Founders Fund
Instant loan application Lupiya has been selected for Google’s first ‘Black Founders Fund’, an initiative started by the $2 trillion company in order to promote African Founders. Lupiya became famous as the first female led start-up to raise over $1million in investment last year. 70% of Zambians currently do not have access to formal banking, […]

RetailSeptember 10, 2021

A Quick Summary of the Presidents Address to Parliament
Today (10th 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 goals of his administration. The message […]

FIAugust 27, 2021

HH Appoints Financial Wizard Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane as new Minister of Finance, First member of new Cabinet
Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane is the country’s leading Monetary Economist and has built a reputation as a renowned statesman and efficient financial leader. Today he was appointed the new minister of finance and is the first person to be chosen to form part of Hakainde Hichilema’s cabinet. Dr Musokotwane was first appointed Minister of Finance under […]

RetailJune 4, 2021

Meet Zambia’s First Sportswoman Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, Tilka Paljk
If you have never heard of her, Tilka Paljk is a 24 year old Zambian swimmer who will represent the country at the 2021 Olympics. This year she was selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 for 2021 and is the first Zambian sportswoman to make the list. Tilka has a strong online and media […]

FIApril 30, 2021

Whats Dropping on Netflix Zambia this May? Pt1
This month Netflix is packing our screens with more than 45 new titles launching on the international version of the website. Thanks again to the team in South Africa for helping us keep you guys informed on all the latest movies / series coming this May. This includes the final season of Netflix Anime Castlevania, […]

FIApril 21, 2021

Kagem Zambia auctions $31 million (K600 million) worth of Gemstones in 2 days
According to Kennedy Mupeseni of the Times of Zambia, Kagem Mining Limited held an auction between the 15th – 17th April 2021. The result of the auction is revenue to the value of $31 million or K600 million. The revenue comes from the combination of 5 mini auctions which were being held. The mine managed […]