EconomyDecember 1, 2021

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 01/12
Story of the Day: 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 […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 30, 2021

Global Recovery Update – Zambia
According to the Bank of Zambia’s January – June, 2021 Monetary Policy Statement, on the global economic outlook for 2021-2022. The global economy is projected to strongly rebound to 5.5% in 2021, but moderate to 4.2% in 2022 against a contraction of 3.5% in 2020. The optimistic growth projection in 2021 is mainly based on […]

EconomyNovember 30, 2021

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 30/12
Story of the Day: 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 […]

EconomyNovember 29, 2021

What do next year’s changes to the mining tax regime actually mean for Zambians?
Zambia’s financial brains explain why changes to the mining tax regime are positive for the country –-article first published by mining for Zambia Making Zambia a more attractive destination for investment is the number one shared priority of Zambia’s brightest financial brains. Investment in the country’s mining sector, in particular, has the enormous potential of […]

EconomyNovember 29, 2021

Daily FiZ – Monday 29/11
Story of the Day: First Quantum Minerals (FQM) is determined and motivated in its mission to increase local content across its mining operations. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies Zambia will place its sole 24,000 barrel per day Indeni Petroleum Refinery on care and maintenance under reforms aimed at increasing […]

EconomyNovember 26, 2021

Daily FiZ – Friday 26/11
Story of the Day: First Quantum Minerals through Kansanshi Mining Mining Plc recently co-sponsored the Hematon Youth and Women Agricultural Summit,  that took place in Lusaka. Local youth were encouraged to take up a more active and productive role in the agriculture and livestock sector to become more self reliant. Read more Local Business and […]

EconomyNovember 25, 2021

BULLS AND HORNS: DEALING WITH FUEL SUBSIDIES
As the Government is in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to get a bailout package, it is a no-brainer that instituting fiscal reforms is part of the discussion. What immediately comes to mind are fuel subsidies, which have long been a major source of fiscal imbalances. And the latest Monetary Policy Committee statement […]

EconomyNovember 25, 2021

Daily FiZ – Thursday 25/11
Story of the Day: Reading the recent Lafarge Zambia annual report, which is part of the LafargeHolcim (now Holcim Group), and what is particularly interesting is the local and global initiatives this company is taking to respond to the COP26 agenda in cement production. Lafarge Zambia is the country’s largest cement company. It also has […]

EconomyNovember 24, 2021

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 24/11
Story of the Day: Under its mandate to supervise and promote the development of the Zambian Capital Market, the SEC of Zambia launched the Regulatory Sandbox. A Sandbox is essentially a “safe environment” in which the testing of capital market innovations can be facilitated under a set of conditions and limitations designed to protect investors. Read […]

EconomyNovember 23, 2021

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 23/11
Story of the Day: The transport and logistics sector has been highlighted as one of the key areas earmarked for growth under the UPND manifesto. The budget pronouncements made recently by the Minister of Finance Hon. Situmbeko Musokotwane, highlight a number of key areas of interest for the new administration. Read more  Local Business and […]