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 […]

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 […]

Economy, MiningMay 10, 2022

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE 2022 INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA, CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
This Mining Indaba is taking place at an important moment in the global recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Across the world, almost every industry is having to adapt to new circumstances, confront new challenges and be prepared to seize new opportunities. The mining industry in Africa is no different. As it responds […]

Economy, StrategyMay 10, 2022

Beneficiation Key to Successful Mining in Africa
The buzz word at the 2022 edition of Cape Town South Africa’s Mining Indaba is Beneficiation. Beneficiation, or value-added processing, involves the transformation of a primary material (produced by mining and extraction processes) to a more finished product, which has a higher export sales value. All the three heads of state that have spoken at the […]

EconomyMay 10, 2022

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 10/05
Story of the Day Newly appointed First Quantum CEO Tristan Pascal has indicated that the mining sector and the Government in Zambia are now on the same page regarding development of the industry in the country. “Zambia is Back”, said CEO Tristan at the ongoing Mining Indaba in Cape Town South African at the Convention […]

EconomyMay 9, 2022

Speech Delivered by President Hakainde Hichilema at the Mining Indaba 2022
It is my honour and privilege to be part of this year’s investing in African Mining Indaba. This year’s theme: “AFRICAN MINING: INVESTING IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION, ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE AND ECONOMIES” could not have come at a more opportune time. The energy transition and unprecedented technological advancements are anchored by mineral resources, among […]