Category: Business

Redefining the ‘Marketing Mix’ by Henry Kyambalesa

Redefining the ‘Marketing Mix’ By Henry Kyambalesa 1. INTRODUCTION This article is intended for Marketing students, instructors, researchers, theorists, practitioners, as well as casual readers who may have an interest in gaining an understanding of the nitty-gritty of the elements of what is commonly referred to as the “marketing mix.” It is devot¬ed to a cursory description of the following: (a) the four elements of the classical or traditional marketing mix; (b) an organization’s personnel, decision makers or the group of executives who make and/or implement decisions relating to the traditional elements of the marketing mix; and (c) the nature...

Schools must be places of safety away from homes – MoE PS-TS Joel Kamoko

Schools must be places of safety away from homes – MoE PS-TS Joel Kamoko By Derrick Sinjela MINISTRY of Education (MoE) Permanent Secretary (PS) for Technical Services, Joel Kamoko, says schools must be places of safety away from homes to ensure that the development of learners is holistic. Mr Kamoko said the United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance New Dawn Administration is determined more than ever before to curtail School Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) in society with the requisite agency and corresponding commitment from the highest level of government. Kamoko reiterated Government’s Zero tolerance to SRGBV and will...

Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane finally does something brilliant on Export Proceeds Tracking Framework (EPTF)

By Nkonkomalimba Kapumpe Before one exports they must have a Tax identification number connected to Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA). ZRA then connects to Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to make sure all exports invoices are paid into a Zambian account. This is a brilliant idea and is an animal called Export Proceeds Tracking Framework (EPTF). So, if First Quantum Minerals (FQM) sales US$2 billion that money has to pass through a Zambian Bank account. They are then free to do whatever they wish, even sending funds to other countries. What this means in principle is that the dollar will always be...

HIS GRACE THE PRESIDING BISHOP DR JOSHUA HK BANDA LAUNCHES THE 2024 THEME: “COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION, with a focus on UNITED IN GROWTH, FLOURISHING TOGETHER, NOW AND THE NEXT GENERATION”. Psalm 92:12-15

HIS GRACE THE PRESIDING BISHOP DR JOSHUA HK BANDA LAUNCHES THE 2024 THEME. ————————————————– The Presiding Bishop Dr Joshua HK Banda has launched the theme for the year 2024. The crossover overnight took place at New Life Cathedral PAOGZ, Mfuwe in Eastern Province. There has been the progression of the vision, COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION since Bishop Joshua HK Banda came into the office. ln 2021 the focus was, “COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION REVISITING THE MISSION OF CHRIST”. In 2022 the focus was, “COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION, A CALL TO HARVEST”. In 2023, the focus was COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION, REVISITING DISCIPLESHIP FOUNDATIONS, NOW AND THE NEXT GENERATION”....

Map Reveals the Most Valuable Brands Around the World in 2023

Skip to content Map Reveals the Most Valuable Brands Around the World in 2023 Michael Fisher December 21, 2023 8:17 am With Christmas shopping already underway, most of us are coming back to the brands we love and trust. Whether we are shopping for electronics, toys, or clothing, we all have our favourites, but are these brands just as recognisable all over the world? Interestingly, some of them are; names such as Zara, Nestle, and Nokia are well-known in most of the world, but where do they come from? The team at TradingPedia decided to take a look at the biggest companies...

SAKWIBA SIKOTA TURNS 64

SAKWIBA SIKOTA TURNS 64   WILL YOU STILL NEED ME WHEN I’M 64?   By: Sakwiba Sikota   A new year comes with reflection and reminiscing. My reminiscing took me back to my infant days.   I remember the gramophone which was the center piece in our home. Dad and mum were very much into news, books and music. First thing in the morning and and early evening dad would tune the radiogram to the BBC world service news. I have therefore been listening to the BBC news since age five and still do today.   The encyclopedia that dad...

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TALKING NOTES PERMANENT SECRETARY, TECHNICAL SERVICES, MR. NICHOLAS PHIRI MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT DURING THE END-OF-YEAR PRESSING ENGAGEMENT HELD THURSDAY 28th DECEMBER 2023

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TALKING NOTES PERMANENT SECRETARY, TECHNICAL SERVICES, MR. NICHOLAS PHIRI MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT DURING THE END-OF-YEAR PRESSING ENGAGEMENT HELD THURSDAY 28th DECEMBER 2023 Introductions Acknowledge and appreciate the media for accepting the invitation to be part of the Ministry’s end-of-year press engagement to inform the nation of some developments undertaken in 2023 and highlights of the focus for 2024. Mandate of the Ministry Remind the Media of the mandate of the Ministry as outlined in Gazette Notice 1123 of 21, as follows: a. promoting a decentralized and good...

Ministry of Agriculture in Samfya District Prepares for Fall Armyworms in the 2023/2024 Farming Season

By CEASAR MBEWE In anticipation of the upcoming farming season, the Ministry of Agriculture in Samfya District is intensifying efforts to combat the threat of Fall Armyworms. Agriculture officer Mr. Charles Lukwesa revealed that the ministry is set to initiate training sessions aimed at equipping farmers with effective control measures against the notorious pests. Acknowledging reports of Fall Armyworm attacks in some fields, Mr. Lukwesa assured the public that the ministry is actively addressing the issue,and has advised farmers not to hesitate to use the current knowledge they have on pests control. And Senior Agriculture officer Mr. Mathew Ndakasha confirmed...

ECL RAN A GOVERNMENT OF THE CORRUPT , FOR THE CORRUPT AND BY THE CORRUPT ; LET HIM LISTEN TO HIMSELF – HE DOES NOT KNOW HIS AUDIENCE WELL

By Mark Simuuwe It seems ECL does not know why he was voted out . Among other things that led to his removal is how he shielded corrupt friends and cleansed them using ACC. This is the man who told citizens publicly that,” Nga waiba tabalila kumo nembuto “,( when you steal , you don’t steal everything ). His own Minister Bowman is on record saying , “ when you steal , you steal for the future “. ECL is also on record of saying ,” his own ministers were corrupt ,” but did nothing about it . For Dr...

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