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Baobab to end Zambia’s dependence on imported adhesive tape

Baobab Import and Export Limited has broken new ground by becoming the country’s first manufacturer of adhesive tape products. Founded in 2016, the company has invested in state-of-the-art equipment that will produce a wide variety of high quality adhesive tapes under the brand name King Tape. The company’s range of adhesive tape products includes sellotape, […]

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What it takes to be a business leader

By Charles Mudiwa Generally, when growing a career, individuals start by gaining technical competence: the knowledge and expertise of one’s trade and knowing what one’s job is. Once you finish that journey you start to learn how to interface with people, which is called interpersonal leadership or interpersonal skills. The assumption when a business leader […]

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Zambeef steps up use of organic compost

Zambeef Products aims to increase the use of organic compost in its cropping division and lessen the dependence on in-organic fertilisers through a pioneering composting project. Zambeef is in its third year of running the compositing project which uses a ‘windrow composting’ method in the production of the organic fertiliser from the organic waste on […]

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By: Chipindi Caleb Fundanga Zambia Revenue Authority as our chief revenue collector should start being more innovative in their revenue collecting schemes. The question of whether our economy is growing is no longer up for debate. Its goes without saying we have grown as an economy but government is still battling with finding prudent methods […]

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PUMA Energy Zambia supports road safety with K88,900

The Zambia Road Safety Trust (ZRST) has launched a road safety programme aimed at improving child road safety at Muchinga Primary School in Zingalume Compound in Lusaka.  The Trust received K88,900 funding from PUMA Energy Zambia plc to support various road safety initiatives aiming at educating all road users. In Zambia, road traffic deaths and […]

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Feature: Zambeef completes state-of-the-art dairy expansion

Zambeef Products’ Kalundu Dairy Farm is gearing up for industrialisation of the local dairy sector with the construction of the largest state-of-the-art rotary milking parlour in Zambia and Central Africa The new US$1.5 million facility in Chisamba will give the food processing and retailing company the capacity to milk up to 2,500 cows a day […]

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Feature: Banks make strides in up-scaling e-banking

Digital banking expert Dennis Lwiindi, in his article “Digital Payments and their adoption in Zambia”, observes that although e-banking platforms in Zambia have evolved over time with good standards, adoption by consumers has been slow. This lethargy, Lwiindi argues, is affecting the effective development of cashless payment systems in the country. Electronic banking is expected […]

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Zambeef, Airtel Money partner to introduce ‘Tap and Go’ service

Airtel has partnered with food retailer Zambeef to enable customers pay for their meat products using the Airtel Money ‘Tap and Go’ service. Speaking at the launch event held at Zambeef’s Mtendere Macro outlet, Airtel Money Manager Tukuza Lungu explained that ‘Tap and Go’ is a new and exciting offer from Airtel Money that allows […]

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Standard Bank, of which Stanbic Bank Zambia is a member, has opened the world’s first dedicated Africa China Banking Centre (ACBC) at its Simmonds Street offices in Johannesburg. The Centre will look to provide a long-awaited platform to link African and Chinese clients with China’s highly networked digital banking and customer knowledge systems. The Centre […]

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Paratus and FNB team up to redefine banking sector ‘clicks and bricks’

Paratus Telecom and FNB Bank have pledged to revolutionise the banking sector by readdressing the balance between traditional and high-technology banking. The “clicks and bricks” model of financial services – with clicks referring to online transactions and bricks referring to branch-based activity – means that In today’s fast-changing world banks are looking to harness technology […]

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