StrategyJune 28, 2022

NASCU announces its UnionPay International Debit Card
The National Association of Savings and Credit Unions (NASCU), the apex organisation for all financial cooperatives in Zambia, on 27 June, 2022, announced the successful implementation and testing of UnionPay International Debit Card. In 2021, UnionPay International entered into an agreement with NASCU as part of the its Financial Inclusion Program to introduce safe, secure, […]

EconomyJune 28, 2022

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 28/06
Story of the Day Farmers supplying Zambian Breweries with the cassava for its affordable Eagle lager have kicked off the 2022 cassava harvest season in Luapula. Embracing the company’s visions of ‘a future with more cheers’, the farmers are a crucial part of Zambian Breweries’ policy of local sourcing and value addition. Read more Local […]

StrategyJune 27, 2022

Emirates Shows Support for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSME)
Airline recognises vital role SMEs play in global economy and communities on United Nations’ MSME Day 2022 New Emirates Business Rewards members can accelerate their return to business travel with a joining bonus Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2022:  To mark the United Nation’s Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day, and the vital role these enterprises play […]

EconomyJune 27, 2022

Daily FiZ – Monday 27/06
Story of the Day “The Board of Directors of CEC Africa Investments Limited (the “Board”) wishes to inform the Company’s shareholders and the public that Mr. Peter Siaw Chock Chiong has resigned from being the director of the Board with effect from 31st May 2022 and has been replaced by Mrs. Brinda Murugan,” announced the […]

EconomyJune 26, 2022

Weekly Round up of Listed and Quoted Companies on LuSE Week 25
There were 3 Stock Exchange News Services (SENS) announcements in week 25 on the LuSE from Copperbelt Energy Corporation(CEC), Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFICCO), and CEC Africa Investments Limited (CECA). CEC: MARKET ANNOUNCEMENT CEC AND ZESCO SIGN NEW BSA In accordance with section 3.4(a) of the Lusaka Securities Exchange Listings Requirements (“LuSE Listings […

OpinionJune 24, 2022

Increasing Capital for Employability
At an Employability Workshop recently organised by the South Africa – German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR), I shared a thought piece about what I consider to be foundational elements for career development. A subject I am passionate about as I myself continue trying to navigate the ever challenging and dynamic job market. In my view, […]

EconomyJune 24, 2022

Daily FiZ – Friday 24/06
Story of the Day Kagem Mining Ltd has donated items worth over K200,000 to health facilities in the Lufwanyama District to support government efforts in the fight against the deadly coronavirus. The items, which included disinfectants, overalls, goggles and nasal prongs, were delivered to Lufwanyama District Hospital and the Provincial Health Office, with the latter […]

StrategyJune 23, 2022

African Development Bank calls for strong investment in the youth at 2022 Commonwealth Business Forum
Article first published on African Development Bank Website The 2022 Commonwealth Business Forum opened in Kigali, Rwanda, on Tuesday with a resounding call for action to do more to spur intra-Commonwealth trade, protect the environment and invest in young people for an equitable common future. African Development Bank President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina was one of […]

EconomyJune 23, 2022

Daily FiZ – Thursday 23/06
Story of the Day Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement dated 15 December 2021 issued by the CEC Africa Investments Limited (“CECA” or the “Company”) informing the market of the developments in Nigeria in relation to Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (“AEDC”). Shareholders are aware that in December 2021 the Bureau of Public Enterprise (“BPE”) […]

StrategyJune 22, 2022

FQM LISTENS TO COMMUNITY AND CIVIL SOCIETY ON CALLS FOR EDUCATION SUPPORT
First Quantum Minerals has stepped up dialogue with local communities and civil society to enhance its support to local schools in Solwezi District in North-Western Province. Through its Kansanshi Mine, the mining company has partnered with a consortium of civil society organisations, various governmental departments, and the community to come up with interventions to help […]