LafargeDecember 1, 2021

Chai Jianping Announced as New CEO of Lafarge Zambia
Pursuant to section 3.59 of the LuSE Listing Requirements, the Board of Directors of Lafarge Zambia PLC (“the Board”) wishes to announce the resignation of the following Directors of the Board effective 26th November 2021: (a) Mr Ahmed Hosny Fathallah Khalifa; (b) Mr Jashmed Jahangir Khan; and (c) Mr John William Stull. The Board also […]

Real Estate, Real Estate investments Zambia (REIZ)November 30, 2021

Conference of the Parties 26 Implications for Real Estate Investments Zambia
The 26th edition of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) concluded with over 200 countries participating over a two-week period of negotiations. The key areas of the COP26 deal include “slashing carbon dioxide emissions by half by 2030; rules that hold countries accountable for progress or failure in achieving these goals and phasing down unabated […]

AEL Mining Services (Z) Plc, MiningNovember 30, 2021

The Climate Change Subject: A Focus on AECI
Climate change as a subject has evolved to the extent of converging the globe to hold various conferences on how best to approach it. One of which was the 26th United Nations (UN) climate change conference dubbed as the Conference of the Parties 26 (COP 26). The rising water levels and the melting ice at […]

ZCCM-Investment Holdings PlcNovember 24, 2021

ZCCM IH and  Kansanshi Mining Plc Arbitration by Kansanshi Holdings Limited Still On Going
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 yet to be disposed […]

Agriculture, Zambia Sugar PlcNovember 23, 2021

Consideration of Zambia Sugar PLC in Light of the Cop26
Zambia Sugar PLC is the largest sugar producer in Zambia with a capacity to produce more than 450,000 metric tons of sugar. The company has interest in growing sugar cane and producing raw sugar as well as specialty sugar products for domestic and export markets. The sugar market is largely private sector driven, highly concentrated […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomNovember 23, 2021

COP26 – What Big Businesses like Airtel Should Consider
Airtel Annual Report (2020). Airtel Africa is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presences in 14 countries in Africa. Airtel Africa offers an integrated suite of telecommunication solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally. The group aims […]

Economy, MiningNovember 22, 2021

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – First Quantum Minerals (FQM) is determined and motivated in its mission to increase local content across its mining operations. The mining firm has backed President Hakainde Hichilema’s appeal to industry players to step up and exercise holistic and prudent management of resources as well as foster partnerships that can boost the country’s productivity […]

LafargeNovember 22, 2021

OP-ED: Lafarge’s Response to COP26
Last week was spent reviewing statements made by participants at the United Nations climate meeting in Glasgow, and it roused a lot of conflicting feelings. This event takes place once a year. Since its commencement in 1995, this will be the 26th session. The term “Conference of the Parties” stands for “Conference of the Parties.” […]

MiningNovember 16, 2021

FQM Appoints Tristan Pascall as new CEO
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or the “Company”) today announced that the Board of Directors will appoint Tristan Pascall, currently the Company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment will take effect at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in early May 2022, at which […]

AgricultureNovember 16, 2021

The Farmer Input Support Program Zambia 2021 and Beyond
Agriculture plays a vital role in Zambia’s economy. According to the policy for monitoring and evaluation (PMRC) up to 70% of the labour force is currently engaged in the agriculture sector. It is estimated that approximately 1.6 million small-scale farms and about 1,000 large-scale farms characterize the sector. A large majority of individuals in the […]