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Forum de l'African Business Roundtable: Que peuvent faire les gouvernements Africains pour renforcer le secteur privé du continent?
27-09-2022 | 13:58:00
African Business Rountable (ABR), créé par le Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement en 1990, est la principale association d'entreprises et de chefs d'entreprise d'Afrique et représente la Société Africaine des Affaires auprès des Nations Unies.
African Business Roundtable Forum: What can African governments do to elevate the continent’s private sector?
26-09-2022 | 15:08:00
The African Business Rountable (ABR), set up by the African Development Bank Group in 1990, is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders, and is the representative of the African Business Society to the United Nations.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
20-09-2022 | 10:28:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque Africaine d'Import-Export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
20-09-2022 | 10:13:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
19-09-2022 | 13:04:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
19-09-2022 | 11:58:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, PDG, Hôpital Medland, Zambie
05-09-2022 | 12:43:00
Le Dr Mohamed El Sahili est le directeur général de l'hôpital Medland, en Zambie. En tant que médecin et entrepreneur, le Dr Sahili siège également au conseil d'administration d'organisations économiques internationales clés, telles que l'African Business Roundtable et l'American Chamber of Commerce.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, CEO, Medland Hospital, Zambia
05-09-2022 | 10:46:00
Dr. Mohamed El Sahili is the Chief Executive Officer of Medland Hospital, Zambia. As a medical doctor and entrepreneur, Dr. Sahili also serves on the board of key economic international organizations like the African Business Roundtable, the American Chamber of Commerce, Zambia, Olympic Youth Development Center and the Africa CEO Forum.
[Interview] N. Justin Chinyanta, Chairman and CEO, Loita Group
22-08-2022 | 09:45:00
A Zambian national residing in Johannesburg, South Africa, N. Justin Chinyanta is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Loita Holdings Corporation as well as the Executive Vice` President for the Southern Africa Chapter of the Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
Liquid Zambia launches its first office in Mkushi, expanding operations to Central Province
19-08-2022 | 11:49:41
With the opening of this new branch in the country, the pan-African technology group has reiterated its commitment to enabling social mobility and economic prosperity of individuals and enterprises across Zambia.
Nomanini publishes impact case study of its flagship business Trader Direct, in Zambia
15-08-2022 | 08:44:41
Nomanini serves a high proportion of first-time digital finance users. This indicates that Nomanini is providing a service that agents would struggle to find elsewhere as well as filling a pertinent gap in the market.
MTN MoMo lance une compétition d’innovation pour les startups africaines
15-08-2022 | 08:16:00
Mobile Money Corporation annonce le lancement la deuxième édition du MTN MoMo Hackathon au Cameroun.
Yellow Pay – Yellow Card’s new payment feature simplifying money transfers through it’s crypto rails
12-08-2022 | 09:36:00
Yellow Card Financial is proud to announce its new payment feature – Yellow Pay an innovative solution will make it easier for customers to send and receive money through the Yellow Card crypto exchange platform, without any extra charges, instantly all from the comfort of their home.
IFC and Zambeef partner to boost food security, strengthen Agribusiness in Zambia
19-07-2022 | 16:26:00
IFC and Zambeef Products PLC, one of the region's leading agribusiness companies, are joining forces to boost food security and strengthen Zambia's agricultural sector to create jobs and help fight poverty.
MTN Group to host its 2nd MoMo API Hackathon
14-07-2022 | 16:14:39
MTN Group’s Mobile Money Application Interface (API) is inviting developers across several markets to participate in an Open API Hackathon, with a challenge to create a mobile application that uses MoMo APIs for use in their markets.
300 milliards€ d'investissements par Global Gateway, la nouvelle stratégie de connectivité de l'UE
30-06-2022 | 09:36:00
Sous le drapeau de l'ONU, le CCI a participé aux Journées européennes du développement 2022, qui, cette année, étaient axées sur la nouvelle stratégie de connectivité de l'Union européenne, Global Gateway.
€300 billion of investments by Global Gateway, the EU’s new connectivity strategy
30-06-2022 | 09:25:00
Under the UN flag, ITC participated at the European Development Days 2022, which this year focused on the European Union’s new connectivity strategy, the Global Gateway.
Zambia and DRC Sign Cooperation Agreement to manufacture electric car batteries
11-05-2022 | 12:41:24
Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has signed a historical cooperation agreement to facilitate the development of value chain in electric battery and clean energy sector. 
Mukuru, WorldRemit partner to further expand remittance service into Southern Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:30
Mukuru and WorldRemit announced a deepening of their existing partnership, with the aim to expand their collaboration for cash remittances into Zambia, South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi and Botswana.
Xylem acquires 72.05 per cent stake in Madison Financial Services Zambia for $35 million
09-05-2022 | 10:06:20
MFS is now poised to become an even bigger financial services Group following a transaction with XYLEM Trading (Pty) Limited in which Xylem will acquire 72.05% shares in MFS.
Ecobank launches Leadership Training Programme to support women-owned businesses across Africa
03-05-2022 | 23:52:00
Ecobank Commercial Banking has launched its Ellevate Leadership Training Programme in partnership with the Global Business School Network (GBSN).
Zambia, Angola Sign Cooperation Deal for Lobito Refinery Project
25-04-2022 | 09:34:26
Zambia is eager to finalize a stake in the Lobito Refinery in Angola, recently signing a cooperation deal in this respect.
Sasai Remit and Qoki Zindlovukazi partner to introduce cross border payment channel from UK to South Africa and Zimbabwe
11-04-2022 | 14:43:20
The partnership has enabled both organisations to empower thousands of Zimbabweans to use a safe and secure fintech platform to seamlessly transfer funds to family and friends in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
[Zambia] Government partners with EU and COMESA on a Є6.8 million project to upgrade Zambian border posts
01-03-2022 | 12:03:01
The Government of Zambia in partnership with the European Union (EU) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have conducted the official launch of the 6.8 million Euros project to upgrade Zambian border posts.
[Zambia] NAS launches Pearl Lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in partnership with NAC2000
09-02-2022 | 10:37:00
The National Aviation Services (NAS), has partnered with NAC2000 Corporation, to launch the Pearl Lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies welcomes ICASA’s implementing non-geo porting rules
31-01-2022 | 11:14:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies welcomes the landmark decision made by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) concerning the porting of non-geographic numbers.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies launches gaming bundles to accelerate Zambia's digital future
21-01-2022 | 12:32:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a business of Cassava Technologies and a pan-African technology group, announced the deployment of its new and affordable gaming bundles in Zambia to encourage the gaming and e-sports industry in the country.
WFP, Citibank Zambia and MTN unveil digital payment solution targeting refugees
09-12-2021 | 16:08:01
Under the initiative, the payment platform allows WFP to transfer cash directly to refugees’ bank accounts or mobile wallets of choice while using the country’s interoperable payment gateway, the National Financial Switch.
Adanian Labs opens January 2022 cohort applications for its Venture Building Program
09-12-2021 | 10:21:00
The program invites applications from tech entrepreneurs for the 2022 cohort of exceptional startups to join Adanian Labs in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria and South Africa.
[Column] Gilbert Lungu: How seamless payment experiences make retail brands more valuable and relevant
02-12-2021 | 07:07:00
As established brands in the retail sector aggressively compete to acquire, cultivate, and defend their share of the Zambian consumer’s spend, those that connect, engage, and transact in the most unified and frictionless ways will be best positioned.
UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies launch partnership to help Giga bridge the digital divide in Africa
01-12-2021 | 11:00:00
UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, announced a partnership in support of Giga’s work to connect every school to the Internet and every young person to information, opportunity, and choice.
Ethiopian partners with IDC to launch Zambia Airways
30-11-2021 | 11:11:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, announced it has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
UNIDO, Zambia sign five-year Programme for Country Partnership
30-11-2021 | 10:51:00
LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Chipoka Mulenga, Zambia's Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, signed a five-year Programme for Country Partnership (PCP).
Lake Harvest Zambia joins the Tingg digital payment ecosystem
18-11-2021 | 07:16:00
Cellulant, a Pan-African payments company, has partnered with one of Zambia’s fish distributors, Lake Harvest to enable mobile payments in all their outlets through the Tingg one-stop digital payment platform.
Airtel Money and Mastercard launch new digital payment solution in Zambia
17-11-2021 | 06:45:42
Airtel Money has launched the Airtel Money Mastercard virtual payment solution in Zambia, that allows all Airtel Money customers in the country, even those without a bank account, to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely, underpinned by a growing demand for digital payments.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies launches OneVoice for Cloud PBX in six African markets
11-11-2021 | 14:00:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies launched OneVoice for Cloud PBX offering in six key African markets. This is part of the organisation’s investment as it partners with its customers in their digital transformation journeys.
Mastercard partners with Digital PayGo to drive secure payments for SMEs in Zambia
07-10-2021 | 07:22:00
Mastercard has partnered with Zambian-based fintech company, Digital PayGo, to launch a new merchant mobile payments solution for SMEs
Zanaco, Team Europe launch €30m agriculture investment initiative for smallholder farmers in Zambia
05-10-2021 | 08:41:00
Smallholder farmers and rural cooperatives across Zambia will benefit from a new €30 million initiative from Zanaco and Team Europe to accelerate agricultural investment launched in Lusaka and Luxembourg .
Africa CDC to launch Eastern Regional Co-ordination center
27-09-2021 | 09:39:00
The African Union (AU) through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is set to launch the Eastern regional co-ordination center in Kenya come October 1.
MTN Group announces new mobile money partnership with Flutterwave across Africa
10-09-2021 | 12:20:00
MTN is pleased to announce a mobile money partnership with Africa’s leading payments technology company, Flutterwave.
AMDA signs MoU with REA to promote minigrids and decentralized utilities in Zambia
09-09-2021 | 12:18:00
The Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA) and the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) Zambia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting minigrids and decentralized utilities for rural electrification.
FAO launches new online course to capacitate poultry farmer field school facilitators and master trainers in Zambia and Zimbabwe
17-08-2021 | 12:47:00
The course will broaden their knowledge and skills in FFS facilitation in poultry production and health and in approaches to promote prudent antimicrobial use and raise awareness on antimicrobial resistance
Zambia’s poultry firm Ross Breeders partners with Cellulant to digitize their payments
13-08-2021 | 09:31:20
Through Tingg, Cellulant’s digital payments platform, Ross Breeders has been able to reduce cash transaction volumes and offer their customers a seamless payment experience.
IFC appoints Carlos Katsuya as Senior Manager for Angola, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia
20-07-2021 | 08:58:00
IFC has appointed Carlos A.T. Katsuya as its new Senior Manager for Angola, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia. In this role, he will lead IFC's work across the four countries to strengthen the private sector.
Cellulant introduces digital payments platform Tingg in Zambia
14-07-2021 | 10:59:49
In an effort to foster growth for both the formal and informal sector in Zambia, Pan-African payments business Cellulant has rolled out Tingg, a digital payments platform enabling businesses and their consumers accept and make payments seamlessly.
Zambia partners with REEEP to improve rural electrification efforts
13-07-2021 | 12:15:00
The Rural Electrification Authority of Zambia (REA) and REEEP signed a memorandum of understanding outlining a joint effort to leverage the Edison data platform, to monitor and support Zambia’s broader electrification efforts.
Opera launches interest-based social Clubs in its fast growing chat service Hype
06-07-2021 | 13:58:39
Opera is launching Hype Clubs, public and interest-based group chats in Hype, the new chat service built into the Opera Mini web browser. Hype is currently available and quickly gaining popularity in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and other English-speaking African countries.
Zambia, Zimbabwe develops implementation plan for the Joint Industrialization Programme
28-06-2021 | 09:03:52
The Zambia-Zimbabwe Technical Working Group (TWG) on the Joint Industrialization programme has agreed on an action matrix to guide the implementation of the programme and provide a timeframe for achieving the set targets.
MTN picks Tecnotree to accelerate business growth in 5 African countries
25-06-2021 | 07:44:58
As part of the five-year collaboration with MTN, Tecnotree will deploy its Digital BSS Suite 5 to help accelerate the operator’s business growth, increase agility and boost operational efficiency.
Mastercard inks deal with Zamtel to transform payments in Zambia
23-06-2021 | 09:50:00
Zamtel and Mastercard have announced a strategic partnership that will enable Zamtel Mobile Money customers – even those without bank accounts – to make safe and seamless digital payments on the Mastercard network including international e-commerce transactions.
Opera launches interest-based social Clubs in its chat service, Hype
22-06-2021 | 09:34:00
Opera has launched Hype Clubs, public and interest-based group chats in Hype, the new chat service built into the Opera Mini web browser. Hype is currently available and quickly gaining popularity in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Zambia.
African Development Bank approves $1.4m grant to improve food security in Zambia
17-06-2021 | 10:07:00
The African Development Bank approved a $1.4 million grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to reduce malnutrition among the Southern African nation’s most vulnerable households.
Eight COMESA countries sign the Air Transport Market agreement
17-06-2021 | 08:48:28
These are the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This initiative is led by the African Union through the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC).
WHO: Nine in 10 African countries set to miss urgent COVID-19 vaccination goal
10-06-2021 | 22:14:00
As COVID-19 cases in Africa rise for the third week running and vaccines are increasingly scarce, 47 of Africa’s 54 countries nearly 90%, are set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10% of their people unless Africa receives 225 million more doses.
Kazungula Bridge Project to expand regional integration and trade across southern Africa
18-05-2021 | 22:49:35
The opening of the Kazungula Bridge, linking Botswana and Zambia over the Zambezi River, means travelers no longer need to rely on pontoon boats to cross at this location.
Zambia’s e-commerce firms stay the course amid pandemic
14-05-2021 | 08:48:00
Despite the opportunities, the pandemic also brought many challenges and unforeseen costs for e-commerce firms. Operational costs also increased due to measures taken to protect staff.
Liquid Telecom unveils new identity in Zambia
06-05-2021 | 09:41:00
The rebrand reflects the organisation's extensive business transformation from being a telecommunications and digital services provider to a full one-stop-shop technology group for local businesses.
Angola and Zambia enter $5b oil pipelines deal
03-05-2021 | 10:22:00
OPEC member Angola has signed a $5-billion memorandum of understanding with its neighbor to the east, Zambia, to study the construction of oil products and gas pipelines between the two countries.
Ghana fintech company Zeepay acquires Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia
20-04-2021 | 09:27:00
In a private placement Zeepay and Mangwee agreed to a sale of 51 percent of Mangwee shares to Zeepay. The deal makes Zeepay Ghana the majority shareholder of the entity.
Sweden and TechnoServe launch $4 million partnership to support Zambia's food processors
19-04-2021 | 16:00:00
The FED program will support the growth of foundational, small and medium-sized food processing enterprises in Zambia.
Airtel Money included on Zamportal, Zambia’s e-govt services portal
15-04-2021 | 16:09:00
Airtel Money has now been included on Zambia's Government Services Bus (Zamportal), a platform for public electronic services provided by the Government.
SolarWorX raises seven-digit series A funding to electrify sub-Saharan Africa
22-03-2021 | 10:34:00
Berlin-based off-grid solar firm SolarWorX has raised a seven-digit series A funding round from Canadian Solar Inc. to expand its product portfolio and sales activities.
Zambia, Zimbabwe to implement the joint industrialization strategy
22-03-2021 | 07:01:52
Zambia and Zimbabwe have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement a joint industrialization project spearheaded by COMESA Secretariat.
AfDB provides $1 million for AI-based national customer management systems in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia
11-03-2021 | 06:02:42
The grant resources are from the special fund of the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), a financing vehicle to accelerate digital financial inclusion across Africa.
Africa Digital Inclusion Facility approves $1.3m grants for research efforts to enhance women’s digital access to loans and micro-insurance
09-03-2021 | 08:38:00
The African Development Bank has approved two grants for research that will increase African women’s access to a range of digital financial services including loans and micro-insurance.
Enygma Ventures targets Southern Africa women entrepreneurs with funding opportunities
02-03-2021 | 14:56:00
Enygma Ventures, is looking for passionate women entrepreneurs to invest in. The venture capital fund was established by two successful women entrepreneurs who now invest in women entrepreneurs in Southern Africa.
FAO, AFD launch project to boost sustainable wildlife management, food security in southern Africa
04-02-2021 | 11:20:00
FAO and the French Development Agency (AFD), launched a new €3.5 million project to improve sustainable wildlife management and food security in the world's largest terrestrial transfrontier conservation area.
[Zambia] Tetra tech wins $25 million USAID renewable energy and climate change contract
25-01-2021 | 12:28:05
Tetra Tech, Inc., a provider of high-end consulting and engineering services, announced today that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Company a five-year, $25 million single-award contract to increase renewable energy consumption and reduce deforestation in Zambia.
Regulators approve merger between Access Bank Zambia and Cavmont Bank
22-01-2021 | 07:56:34
Access Bank Zambia announced the completion of the acquisition of Cavmont Bank, following conclusion of the key conditions precedent including regulatory approvals.
[Zambia] Glencore signs contract to sell 73% of underlying stake in Mopani for $1.5b
20-01-2021 | 14:13:00
Glencore announced that its subsidiary Carlisa Investments, in which Glencore holds 81.2% of the shares, has signed an agreement with ZCCM Investments to transfer its 90% interest in Mopani Copper Mines.
Zambia ratifies and deposits instruments of TFTA Agreement
18-01-2021 | 09:41:55
Zambia has become the latest country to deposit its instruments of ratification for the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agreement with the COMESA Secretariat.
Enel, Qatar Investment Authority join forces to develop renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa
11-01-2021 | 10:02:00
Enel Green Power (EGP), signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) for a joint venture partnership aimed at financing, building and operating renewable projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Zambia] FirstWave Group partners with Xelect to develop a breeding program for local tilapia
07-01-2021 | 07:18:03
FirstWave Group, Africa's largest tilapia fish producer recently signed a partnership agreement with Xelect, specialists in aquaculture genetics and breeding programmes, to develop local high-performance tilapia breeds.
[Zambia] Eni adopts forest conservation projects to compensate for CO2 emissions
20-11-2020 | 07:15:00
Through the enhancement of forest conservation projects in Africa, Eni has achieved the first carbon credits generation for offsetting GHG emissions equivalent to 1.5 million tonnes of CO2.
Zambian Leather Cluster certified
03-11-2020 | 07:00:56
Chingola Leather Cluster in Zambia has been awarded a Standards certificate by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS).
World Bank sanctions two Chinese engineering companies for fraudulent practices in Zambia
29-10-2020 | 11:10:50
The World Bank announced the 18-month sanctions of China National Electric Engineering Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, China Electric Design and Research Institute Company, in connection with fraudulent practices in Zambia.
Sweden, UNCDF partner to improve financing for MSMEs in Zambia
22-10-2020 | 14:08:00
UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) launched a new partnership to address the challenges Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) face in Zambia.
Zambia launches export diversification strategy in gold and gemstone mining
22-10-2020 | 09:34:00
Zambia launched its Export Diversification Strategy in Gold and Gemstone Mining, to guide the formalization of the sector and stop illegal trading of the commodities in the country.
Airtel Zambia, Ericsson partner to drive responsible e-waste disposal and recycling
20-10-2020 | 13:34:00
Airtel Networks Zambia has partnered with Ericsson on a ‘Product Take-Back’ program to minimize the potential environmental impact associated with the disposal of decommissioned electrical equipment.
Econet Group and subsidiaries unveil network of internet hotspots to boost connectivity
14-10-2020 | 09:02:43
Econet, through its subsidiaries Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) and Cassava Fintech International (CFI) has launched a network of #SasaiWiFiFinder hotspots providing locals with most affordable internet access.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program donors announce $300m to end hunger and malnutrition
14-10-2020 | 08:14:00
During the launch of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Replenishment Period 2020-25, donors increased their contributions to achieve sustainable Development Goal 2 - a world with zero hunger.
MTN Zambia signs network upgrade partnership with ZTE
13-10-2020 | 15:35:51
ZTE Corporation has signed a partnership with MTN Zambia to construct a cross-border Optical Transmission Network backbone in Zambia.
[Zambia] Good Nature Agro secures $2.1 million funding to scale production in legume value chains
02-10-2020 | 14:20:47
Good Nature Agro, a Zambian company working from end-to-end within the specialised legume value chains, has closed Series A equity funding totaling $2.1 million.
Climate change and COVID-19 have amplified food insecurity in Southern Africa, report
30-09-2020 | 13:10:00
According to World Food Program officials, about 45 million people in Southern Africa are facing food insecurity and the worst affected country is Zimbabwe.
Zambian airline Proflight launches cargo flight services between Lusaka and Johannesburg
11-09-2020 | 16:12:00
Proflight Zambia has expanded its cargo capacity by designating some of its fleet to operate dedicated cargo flights between Lusaka and Johannesburg.
Zambia sets global benchmark for community forest conservation
11-09-2020 | 15:10:00
Twelve communities in the Luangwa Valley are benefitting from direct cash payments of K50 million ($2.3 million) thanks to a partnership with forest conservation business BCP.
Mary Beth Powers joins CMMB as President and CEO
07-09-2020 | 16:37:00
Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), announced the appointment of Mary Beth Powers as President and CEO.
NAPSA pumps $3.2 into IDC fruit processing factories in Zambia
13-08-2020 | 14:18:00
The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has invested a total $3.2 into three fruit processing factories through a short-term loan financing facility to the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in Zambia.
WCFCB prepares to cover domestic workers in Zambia
13-08-2020 | 13:52:00
In an effort to cover the informal sector in Zambia, Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) has embarked on a programme to extend social protection to the informal economy and domestic workers will be given priority this year.
Jubilee Metals signs copper project JV Agreement to expand operations in Zambia
13-08-2020 | 11:45:00
Jubilee Metals announced that in line with its stated strategy to expand operations in Zambia, it has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with a private Zambian company securing the rights to process 2 million tonnes copper Run-Of-Mine material.
Access Bank Zambia to merge with Cavmont Bank
10-08-2020 | 14:58:00
Access Bank Zambia and Cavmont Capital Holdings Zambia have signed a definitive agreement regarding a proposed merger of Access Bank Zambia and Cavmont Bank, a subsidiary of CCHZ.
Stepping up rural finance to support smallholder farmers in Zambia
08-08-2020 | 16:39:00
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage around the world, creating disruption wherever it goes. But it can also offer opportunities to put forward innovative solutions.
Agriculture project helps Zambian youth turn away from copper, live off the land
22-07-2020 | 08:06:00
In Zambia’s Serenje district, young Zambians are being offered a ray of hope in the form of an agriculture project that is both an alternative to copper mining as a path out of poverty.
Germany contributes $10m to support smallholder farmers affected by climate change in Zambia
17-07-2020 | 11:48:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a donation of $10 million from Germany to assist over 104,000 smallholder farmers impacted by drought in Zambia.
Finland supports digitalisation of higher education in developing countries
14-07-2020 | 12:20:00
The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has granted €11.2 million to 4-year higher education partnerships to develop the capacity of distance learning at higher education institutions.
Portable solar power system boosts COVID-19 testing in Zambia
02-07-2020 | 11:06:00
First Aid Africa and Renovagen Ltd have announced the success of a rapid response project to support testing operations in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia.
African Green Resources and African Fertilizer Agribusiness partner to boost crop yields in Zambia
01-07-2020 | 08:46:29
An initiative, which involves a $40 million fertilizer-revolving facility and another $170 million for value addition is to be implemented in the Eastern, Northern, Western, Central, Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces.
Zambia has good foundation to use digital tools for economic transformation, World Bank report
26-06-2020 | 15:57:00
The Zambia Digital Economy Diagnostic, a new report developed by the World Bank, finds that Zambia is making significant strides towards the use of digital tools to achieve the social and economic transformation goals set forth in its Vision 2030.
African women champion agricultural transformation across the region
12-06-2020 | 15:44:00
From Sudan to Mali, Senegal to Mozambique, and Zambia to Mauritania, women are changing the face of agriculture, adapting and innovating to tackle the challenges of climate change, and feeding the continent’s growing population.
Malawi, Zambia records drop in trade flows, report
02-06-2020 | 09:54:00
Malawi and Zambia recorded reduced trade flows in March and April according to the latest report from the COMESA Statistics on COVID 19 Impacts on Trade.