Opinion, StrategyJanuary 6, 2021

Enygma Ventures Announces Extension for Applications to its fund until January 15th
CAPE TOWN, January 5th – Enygma Ventures is delighted to announce it is extending its application period for its final 2020 call for applications to 15th January 2021. Female applicants from the SADC region of Africa who have either business ideas or existing operating businesses looking for growth capital are welcome to apply. In 2020 […]

Opinion, StrategyDecember 21, 2020

Enygma Ventures Announces $650,000 Investment in PremierCredit, Zambia
CAPE TOWN, December 21st  – Enygma Ventures is delighted to announce its final investment of 2020 into PremierCredit, an online microlending platform operating in Zambia and Zimbabwe, which has extensive plans to grow and serve the SADC region. “After an extraordinary year it has been incredible to see women-owned businesses still thriving and creating expansion […]

Opinion, StrategyDecember 9, 2020

ZACCI announces capital markets ‘maestro’ as new CEO
Former Lusaka Securities and Exchange Business Development Manager, Phil Daka, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI), according to a press release from the organization. “The Board of Directors of the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Phil […]

Opinion, StrategyDecember 8, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Phil E. Daka as Chief Executive Officer of ZACCI with effect from 16th November 2020. Mr. Daka brings to the position a rich background of knowledge in corporate and general business practice, spanning over […]

Opinion, StrategyNovember 17, 2020

WorldRemit Signs Nigerian Artist, Patoranking as Ambassador for its Entrepreneurship Programme
13th November 2020: WorldRemit, the global digital money transfer service has today announced it’s signing of popular Nigerian musician, Patoranking as the Global Brand Ambassador for the brand and its  Africa-focused WorldRemit Entrepreneurs Programme. The WorldRemit Entrepreneurs Programme will run simultaneously in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe, from November 2020 through January 2021.

Opinion, StrategyNovember 12, 2020

ZNBS Managing Director Mildred Mutesa appointed Board Member of the African Union for Housing Finance
Zambia National Building Society (ZNBS) Managing Director Mildred N. Mutesa has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) at the just-ended African Union for Affordable Housing Finance (AUHF) virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 5th November 2020 under the theme: “Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals […]

Opinion, StrategyNovember 12, 2020

Dual Director appointment on Prima Reinsurance Board
Underwriters take up board seats Reinsurance company, Prima Re. has announced the appointment of two new board members from IDC, according to an issued statement. “Pursuant to section 3.59 of the LuSE Listing Requirements, the Board of Directors of Prima Reinsurance PLC (“the Board”) wishes to announce the appointments of Mr Mateyo Chresta Kaluba and […]

Opinion, StrategyNovember 11, 2020

Knowledge is Power – The professional life of Dr. Jeff Bordes
“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” — Kofi Annan. Astria Learning Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Jeff Bordes’s life is rooted in the belief that education is how you build a better life and a better future for yourself and those […]

Opinion, StrategyNovember 5, 2020

ACCA Zambia sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Liquid Telecom Zambi
ACCA Zambia enables increased access to online study resources in partnership with Liquid Telecom Zambia. ACCA Zambia on 2nd November 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Liquid Telecom Zambia at their head office at Ilunda Park in Lusaka, Zambia. Present was ACCA Zambia Head, Janice Matwi, MBA, Liquid Telecom Chief Executive Officer, Mark Townsend, ACCA […]

Opinion, StrategyOctober 12, 2020

Financial Insight sit down with IDC CEO Mateyo Kaluba
  With a nine billion US Dollars asset balance sheet to achieve, Mr Mateyo Chresta Kaluba has his sleeves folded. He rose from a simple registry clerk in his formative years, to his current position of Group Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) established to create and maximize long-term shareholder value as […]