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Zambia's mining challenges
Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) is planning to invest over US$1 billion as part of its construction of three new mine shafts. The company plans to make the investments between now and 2018, as part of what MCM dubs its “commitment to turning Mopani into a world-c...
Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) is planning to invest over US$1 billion as part of its construction of three new mine shafts. The company plans t...
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IMF- Zambia Watch (November 2015)
IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Zambia Press Release No. 15/531 November 20, 2015 End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those o...
IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Zambia Press Release No. 15/531 November 20, 2015 End-of-Mission press releases include statements of ...
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Pricing in dollars
The government is apparently considering reintroduction of suspended Statutory Instrument (SI) 33 of 2012 which prohibits quoting prices in dollars, according to the Ministry of Finance. Times of Zambia’s James Muyanwa in a recent summary of President Lungu...
The government is apparently considering reintroduction of suspended Statutory Instrument (SI) 33 of 2012 which prohibits quoting prices in...
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On Break!
I am currently taking time off writing to renew my batteries and spend some time thinking around various issues on the ground. Will resume in December. Many thanks!
I am currently taking time off writing to renew my batteries and spend some time thinking around various issues on the ground. Will resume i...
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Zambia is downgraded again!
Editor's note : The ratings agency Moody's recently downgraded Zambia's credit rating from 'B1' to 'B2' based on "sustained deterioration in fiscal and debt metrics" in the context "lower growth environment" due to weaker copper prices and electricity sho...
Editor's note : The ratings agency Moody's recently downgraded Zambia's credit rating from 'B1' to 'B2' based ...
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State House on Zambia Kwacha Freefall
Editor's note : President Lungu has issued a formal statement on the rapid depreciation of the Kwacha. The Kwacha today was trading above K10 per US$1. The Bank of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya yesterday indicated that he has no plans to halt the depreciat...
Editor's note : President Lungu has issued a formal statement on the rapid depreciation of the Kwacha. The Kwacha today was trading a...
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Zambia Monetary Policy Statement (February 2016)
Editor's note : The Bank of Zambia released its quarterly monetary policy statement in February. It noted the current fiscal and monetary challenges facing the economy. The statement and presentation are embedded below. 
Editor's note : The Bank of Zambia released its quarterly monetary policy statement in February. It noted the current fiscal and monetar...
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A new constitution rises!
We have hesitated to comment on the recent passing of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill because the final document is not yet public. It awaits presidential ascent. We do want to make it clear that this is a tremendous achievement for Zambia. The ...
We have hesitated to comment on the recent passing of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill because the final document is not yet pub...
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Zambia's Tinbergen Moment
A reader recently has asked for more explanation on the precise challenges facing Zambia. This is a huge question! We have already said much about this subject through many posts, especially on our Facebook page. But we appreciate that there is a lot more t...
A reader recently has asked for more explanation on the precise challenges facing Zambia. This is a huge question! We have already said muc...
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Zambia Budget 2016
Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda delivered the Budget Statement 2016 on Friday. A fairly boring budget with nothing new really, which is as expected given the chaotic fiscal and monetary situation Zambia has found itself in. The only surprise is that Al...
Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda delivered the Budget Statement 2016 on Friday. A fairly boring budget with nothing new really, which i...
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Zambia's economic woes goes viral
We recently shared this post on Facebook which has gone viral. it has been wonderfully exciting to see it re-shared countless times. Most importantly it has generated interesting discussions about how to tackle the changelings ahead . There are essentially ...
We recently shared this post on Facebook which has gone viral. it has been wonderfully exciting to see it re-shared countless times. Most i...
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Zambia in Figures (1964 - 2014)
A very helpful statistical pack covering key figures since independence. This should hopefully help eliminate confusion over competing figures quoted in the media. AUTHOR Chola Mukanga Copyright © Zambian Economist 2015
A very helpful statistical pack covering key figures since independence. This should hopefully help eliminate confusion over competing figu...
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