Yes, Food Security Starts At Household Level-Zambia Land Alliance

Zambia Land Alliance (ZLA) agrees, to some extent, with the Minister of agriculture that food security starts at household level by ensuring that farmers secure their harvest as opposed to selling it to unscrupulous businessmen. ZLA believes that the basis for food security is land tenure security for small scale farmers as they are the […]

Ndola Lime Loses $100m

Ndola Lime Loses $100m

NDOLA Lime Company (NLC), a company owned by ZCCM-IH, has lost US$100 million to an Italian company, Terruzzi, which went under immediately after receiving the money in 2014. Terruzzi went into liquidation before it built a kiln which has not been operational since then. The Parliamentary Committee on Parastatals quizzed NLC management how it paid […]

Sales tax: No retreat

Sale tax will not be reversed but consultations on how best to implement it will continue, President Edgar Lungu has said. President Lungu says dialogue on the Sales tax which will replace Value Added Tax (VAT) is aimed at creating an environment that will enable various economic players and other stakeholders meet their obligations. The […]

Statement On Govt’s Decision To Save Jobs At KCM And Mopani

Zambian DNA commends Government’s decisive action to protect jobs at KCM and Mopani Copper Mines. Indeed, it is unacceptable for the mining firms to continue arm-twisting government with threats of job losses to force them to give in to their demands. It is also unfortunate that the mining firms are using the new tax regime […]

betPawa Paints Lusaka Green

WHILE online sport betting firms are establishing their roots in Zambia, betPawa has proved to be trusted and outstanding; owing to its cordial customer relation and the manner it conducts its business. Customers talked to said betPawa has a unique and encouraging payout strategy which cannot be matched by any online sport betting firm. “Well, […]

Pilgrim Writes…

OUR ECONOMY, OUR NEMESIS ______________________________ A sound economy, well-managed, prospers nations. It saves lives, increases both the quality of life and its expectancy, and ensures both social and political stability. In its current state, the framework of Zambia’s economy does NOT guarantee such desired returns. The current framework is wrong/poor. It is an inadequate response […]

INDO Declares K24M Dividends to Govt

INDO Declares K24M Dividends to Govt

Indo Zambia Bank has declared a 24 million Kwacha dividend to government. IZB Board Chairperson Orlean Moyo says the declared dividend will be payable to government through the Industrial Development Corporation -IDC- which holds 40 percent of the bank’s shares. Mrs. Moyo said the bank’s shareholders approved a dividend totalling 60 million Kwacha for the […]

Zanaco In K60m Loss

Zanaco In K60m Loss

Zanaco Bank lost about K60 million in 2018. Speaking at a post-annual general meeting media briefing, bank chief executive officer Henk Mulder said the development could have an impact on branches but assured customers that business will continue through Zanaco Xpress. “Zanaco has an extensive branch network and automatic teller machines countrywide. Some are not […]

Zamtel Targets To Erect 700 New Towers By End Of 2019-Mupeta

Zamtel targets to erect 700 new towers by end of 2019-Mupeta   Zamtel has announced that it will erect 700 new communication towers by the end of 2019 as it continues with its aggressive network roll out. Zamtel Chief Executive Officer Sydney Mupeta revealed that by end of 2019, 700 new sites will be active […]

Innolead Launched In Zambia

By Kwacha Celebrity Reporter Innolead Consulting, a Botswana firm that empowers organisations with Best practice Project Management and Corporate Strategy services was launched in Zambia at a colourful high profile breakfast meeting held at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka The monumental event was officiated by Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister, Hon Christopher Yaluma. High Commissioner […]