Economy

Government should speed up the cultivation of cannabis to address the high employment levels in the country, the Zambian Hemp Growers and Industries Association (ZamHemp) has said.

Demand for personal loans is expected to remain high during the second quarter of this year in view of the need by households to supplement incomes in the wake of the high cost of living. 

The authorities in Malawi have announced a 25% devaluation of the local currency, the kwacha, starting on Friday.

The world’s two largest economies were the heaviest borrowers in the first three months of this year as global debt climbed to above $305 trillion, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) reported on Wednesday.

An Energy expert has called on the government to build more oil reserves which will enable the country to have adequate stocks that will last for longer period of time.

Government has not given back Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) to Vedanta Resources, President Hakainde Hichilema  has clarified.

Archbishop Banda said the government should always realise that it has a responsibility to cushion the current high cost of living among citizens that has been influenced by the increase in the price of fuel.

Zambia’s foreign and domestic debt had reached $31 billion as at December 2021, Finance and National Planning Minister Situmboko Musokotwane disclosed yesterday.

By ADRIAN MWANZA  GOVERNMENT should consider reintroducing subsidies on commodities like fuel to stabilise the economy which at the moment is not doing well, former Bank of Zambia governor Christopher Mvunga has said. Mr Mvunga in an interview said the government needed to put in place measures that would enable put the economy back on […]

THE increase in fuel prices in the country is not governments wish but due to external factors which is as a result of external factors which the Zambian government should bear with the New dawn government, vice president Mutale Nalumango has said.  Ms Nalumango said Zambia was not the only country that had been affected […]


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