Opinion

OPINION: The FIC 2018 Report is Hair-Raising!

The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has launched the 2018 Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) Trends report which has brought to the fore shocking revelations of suspicious transactions involving officials in government...

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OPINION: ‘To Congo and Back’

By Amos Chanda In any difficult economic period, people are easily irritable but I can assure you that in terms of the “unspoken nuances” and “intricacies” of international diplomacy, and...

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OPINION: WHY THE FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE (FIC) IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

“And the Trends Report does suggest funds reported have been stolen and cases cited guilty, the information remains raw and requires verification”. By the Analyst Everytime the Annual Trends Report...

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OPINION: More Austerity Measures!

The government of the Republic of Zambia has announced a new set of austerity measures aimed at putting the country’s economy back on its rails, among them suspension of contraction...

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OPINION: The Kalu-Kamanga Debacle, Another 48 Hours More

In just 48 hours, the strenuous debate around who takes the nomination for the CAF executive committee membership will be closed. Incumbent Kalusha Bwalya who has served two terms has...

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OPINJON: Backlash against Zambia’s New Mining Tax is Loud but Baseless

The time is long overdue for Lusaka to stand firm in the face of intimidation tactics from mining giants grown accustomed to the state’s largesse Next month, Zambia’s newest mining...

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OPINION: Zambia Proposes a Solution in Africa Resource Debate

RESOURCE nationalism is a potent intoxicant in Africa, understandably so. As one journalist wrote, Africa ‘is at once the world’s poorest and, arguably, the world’s richest,’ continent. For decades Africans...

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OPINION: HH Endorses EL’s Intervention in Mines

  President Edgar Lungu has sent a very strong message to the mines that the government means business and it will not tolerate arm-twisting stunts from investors in the mines...

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OPINION: Vedanta Can Go; We’ll Take Care of KCM!

The announcement by President Edgar Lungu that the government is ready to cut its ‘relationship’ with some mines and take over their running gives some hope to the people of...

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OPINION: The Kalu-Kamanga CAF Feud Damaging to the Zambian Game

The football rivalry between FAZ president Andrew Kamanga and his predecessor Kalusha Bwalya is back in the limelight with the duo fighting for the nomination ticket to the Confederation of...

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