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Nigerian Government commends Dangote Cement self-sufficiency feat

The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity, ascribing the feat to Dangote Cement which spare headed the backward integration policy introduced by the government. Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi who leads a team of the […]

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Stanbic commits to providing relevant and innovative banking solutions

Stanbic Bank Zambia says it remains committed to providing relevant and innovative banking solutions to its clients as it extends if branch footprint on the Zambian market. Head of Personal and Business Banking at Stanbic Bank Zambia Mukwandi Chibesakunda, said that the bank has launched an intensive campaign to introduce banking solutions that are relevant […]

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The Chamber of Mines has released an educational booklet, A Brighter Future: Powering Zambia’s Economy, which looks at power in the mining sector and the broader economy, cost-reflective tariffs and the possible reform of the power sector. “Power is arguably the defining issue facing the economy in 2017, given the persistence of loadshedding, the prospect of […]

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Shoprite Zambia and Food Lovers Market protest Government ban

Shoprite Zambia and Food Lovers Market, the South African chain stores, have protested the move taken by the Government banned the importation of some fruits and vegetables and are seeking lifting of the ban. Food Lovers Market has cited inconsistency in supply and compromised quality of produce by local farmers as some of the reasons […]

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Paratus Telecom brings Radwin jet wireless broadband to Zambia

Paratus Telecom, the largest privately owned Pan-African telecoms operator and a leading service provider in Zambia, has installed cutting-edge wireless broadband technology that reduces signal interference and enables greater coverage with less infrastructure. The JET Bi-Directional Beamforming PtMP base station system supplied by global wireless broadband provider Radwin provides high-capacity last-mile connectivity to residential and […]

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The African Guarantee Fund and ITC seek to expand access to Green Finance

The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises (AGF) are hosting a Green Finance Conference in Lusaka, Zambia. The conference provides an important platform for to key stakeholders in Zambia and the region for sharing knowledge and experiences and for working together for a thriving financial services sector […]

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Mutati must not mock Zambians about economy growing – UPND

The UPND has hit out at minister of finance Felix Mutati, accusing him of lying about the country’s economic performance.   Reacting to Mutati’s clams that Zambia was showing strong signs of economic recovery, UPND chairperson for labour Percy Chanda charged that the country can not be run on lies and mockery.   “You cannot […]

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French Minister of State visits Lafarge

The French Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, Hon. Jean-Marie LE GUEN visited Lafarge Zambia today to show solidarity with French private investment in Zambia in their focus towards promoting social development. The Minister visited Lafarge Zambia’s Chilanga Plant and some initiatives that Lafarge was pursuing in terms of its Sustainable Development Programme. The […]

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Stanbic commits to preserving Zambia’s culture and heritage

Stanbic Bank Zambia says that traditional ceremonies have the potential to improve and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of communities, as well as marketing the country’s tourism potential. Speaking during the N’cwala Ceremony in Chipata this past weekend, Stanbic Bank Public Relations Manager Chanda Katongo said that the bank remains committed to preserving the […]

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Clear associated with TPIN requirements for Bankers

By Mwape Musonda   When government through the Ministry of Finance presented the budget for the year 2017 in November last year in parliament it was received with mixed feelings from various stakeholders across the country. Some stakeholders like the Banker Association of Zambia (BAZ) called on the government to differ the implementation of some […]

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