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Starting up in Business? Here are some basics

1. Don’t be afraid to fail. You are doing it for yourself and not for anybody else. Your failure is a learning experience. Pick yourself up and try again and remember all the lessons learnt. 2. Always remember cash is king. Being profitable is great but collecting cash is everything. You can profitably sell your […]

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Mining industry returned to profitability in 2016, says PwC’s Mine 2017 report

According to PwC’s Mine 2017 report, the world’s Top 40 miners recovered from a race to the bottom, with bolstered balance sheets and a return to profitability in 2016, giving them much-needed space to pause and draw breath. As it looks to the future, the 14th edition of PwC’s industry series analysing financial performance and […]

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Yaluma hails combined CAMINEX & CBM-TEC show

Mines and Minerals Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has backed the combining of the trade shows CAMINEX & CBM-TEC, saying guarantees a suitable platform for business and networking in the mining and agricultural sectors. Yaluma said this Tuesday when delivering the opening keynote address at the seminar series which is taking place alongside the mining, industrial and […]

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Stanbic Bank hails 2017 ease of doing business initiative conference

Stanbic Bank Zambia says speeding up reforms that make it easier for companies to do business in Zambia will make the country a very attractive investment destination. Stanbic Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa made the remarks following the recent Ease of Doing Business Initiative (EDBI) Conference in Livingstone, which showcased the best doing business practices and […]

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Proflight helps promote a legacy of environmental conservation and education

Proflight Zambia flew 26 excited school children from Lower Zambezi to Lusaka recently in support of wildlife conservation efforts by Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ). The airline’s gesture was in line with its belief in the close synergy between wildlife, conservation, education, and tourism, as well as the importance of imparting that passion to the younger […]

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Mosi gets ‘thundering’ re-brand

Zambia’s iconic Mosi Lager has undergone a rebrand to bring its packaging up-to-date. Despite the new look, the Mosi beer remains untouched and is the same premium quality lager brewed in Zambia since the early 70s, says Zambian Breweries – the company that makes the world-renowned beer. The market-leading beer is named after Livingstone’s famous […]

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Lafarge Zambia launches bonastore

Lafarge Zambia’s retail franchise network is now Bonastore. The retail franchise, initially Kumanga, has been rebranded Bonastore, making it a part of an international retail chain. This franchise network will cover the entire Middle East and Africa region. Bonastore’s mission is to take building supplies & solutions to the people. Locally, this will include products such as cement, brick force […]

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Kagem launches treddle pumps project to help farmers

A total of 22 co-operative farmers in the Royal Chiefdoms of Nkana and Lumpuma have received subsidised treadle (foot-powered) pump loans with the help of Kagem Mining Limited, the majority-owned emerald mine operated by UK-based Gemfields plc. Kagem mine has partnered with the international anti-poverty organisation KickStart and the Ministry of Agriculture to assist the […]

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Microsoft to Deliver Microsoft Cloud from Datacentres in Africa to Enable Greater Innovation

Microsoft has revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from data centres located in Africa. This new investment is a major milestone in the company’s mission to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more, and a recognition of the enormous opportunity for digital transformation […]

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Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation

The Dangote Group shone at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade fair which was held in Abeokuta, emerging as the second most patronised exhibitor, just as the Group disclosed that it was investing N10 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency. To mark its Day at the Fair, a subsidiary of […]

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