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 […]

EconomyNovember 22, 2021

Mining giant cosponsors Hematon youth and women agricultural summit SOLWEZI, ZAMBIA – 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 […]

Economy, Personal FinanceNovember 22, 2021

Kukula participates in the successful launch of the Regulatory Sandbox under The Securities and Exchange Commission, Zambia.
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. The sandbox, therefore, provides a […]

EconomyNovember 22, 2021

Daily FiZ – Monday 22/11
Story of the Day: 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). Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Intelligent Technologies Vice President Mutale Nalumango sa

Economy, OpinionNovember 22, 2021

The 2022 Budget in terms of Science and Technology
Before the United Party for National Development (UPND) was ushered into power through the electoral process, they had clearly expressed interest in Science and Technology. There is a dedication on the matter in their latest party manifesto on page 28. The UPND-led government passed its 2022 budget highlighting many critical aspects to the growth of […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 19, 2021

Weekly Bond Market Diary (8th to 12th November 2021)
In the Second week into the month of November, 2021 bond trading, yet another week of no bonds being traded. Bonds are a low risk investment issued when the government borrows money from its people. You can purchase bonds using the Lusaka Securities Exchange Application online.   Monday 8th   There were no bonds traded […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 19, 2021

Weekly Capital Market Review (8th to 12th November 2021)  
Two weeks into the month of November Bond trading on the Lusaka Stock Exchange. Yet another week of bonds not being recorded this leaves the equities market completely dominating the bond market with a score of 100% on capital markets. Hoping for a turnaround in the weeks to come before the close of the final […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 19, 2021

Weekly Stock Market Review (8th to 12th November 2021)
In the Second week of November 2021 trading on the Lusaka Stock Exchange, seventeen companies’ securities recorded trades with Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines. Fridays’ equities trading was the best performance of the week. Trading activity was recorded in BATA, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO ZAMBIA, COPPERBELT ENERGY CORPORATION, INVESTRUST, LAFARGE, MADISON FINANCIAL SERVICES, PAMDOZI, ZAMBIA REI

EconomyNovember 19, 2021

Daily FiZ – Friday 19/11
Story of the Day: 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 […]

EconomyNovember 18, 2021

Daily FiZ – Thursday 18/11
Story of the Day: GreenCo Power Services, a Mauritius-based subsidiary of Africa GreenCo Group, has joined the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP). GreenCo joined the SAPP as a Market Participant on October 8th, 2021. GreenCo Group CEO Ana Hajduka thanks the SAPP team and existing SAPP members for their faith and support of innovative new […]