Economy

Zambia’s Mismanaged Agricultural Sector

In many discussions among Zambians focusing on agriculture, the phrase paya farmer (kill the farmer) has become quite common. Not only is paya farmer an insinuation of the initials of the...

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LAP-GreenN Attacks Zambian Government Over Deportations

Following the arrest and deportation of one former Zamtel executive and the alleged (but later disproven) deportation of another, the former owners of the company have released a statement condemning...

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Former Zamtel Executive Denies Deportation; Left Zambia 8 Months Ago

Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu created quite a stir yesterday when he announced that he had deported the former managing director of Zamtel, a company renationalized by the Patriotic Front...

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Government Deports Another Former Zamtel Executive

UPDATE: A statement was issued by Hans Paulsen denying the deportation, claiming he left Zambia 8 months ago. Zambian authorities have deported to Uganda the former Managing Director of Zamtel...

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Maize Agency Boss Fired as Scapegoat for PF’S Poor Farming Policies

David Matongo, the Food Reserve Agency executive director in Zambia, has been fired by the country’s president Michael Sata barely nine months in his job. Matongo, a former UPND member...

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Re-based Zambian Currency Coming January 1, 2013

The Bank of Zambia has set 1st January,2013 as the changeover date for the rebased currency. Bank of Zambia Head of Public Relations Kanguya Mayondi in a statement released to...

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Sata’s Firing of ZNBS Boss Signals Another Shake Up of Key Institutions

The Zambian National Building Society (ZNBS) finds itself on the brink of extinction following yesterday’s firing of Managing Director Noriana Muneku by order of President Michael Sata. The troubled institution,...

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Don’t Blame China for Zambia’s Mining Woes, Says Ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxiao says his country should not be blamed for the problems being faced by Zambia’s mining sector. Speaking as he officiated the 1st anniversary of the...

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Government Orders Closure of Mine Following Murder of Chinese Manager

The Zambian government has ordered the closure of operations at Collum Coal Mine until the meeting between State officials and the mine management team is held to iron out issues...

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Withdraw Minimum Wage SI – says Ex-Finance Minister

Former Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane in the MMD has asked the ruling PF government to withdraw the Statutory Instrument on the revised minimum wage and engage in negotiations. The imposed...

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