Category: Business

DRC violence on SADC truck drivers worries Kaiko Wamunyima

By Chali Mulenga in Livingstone,  Southern Province, Zambia Kaiko Wamunyima, the Media Director of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Truck Drivers Association, minced no words as he addressed the media today, condemning the escalating violence against truck drivers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Wamunyima pulled back the curtain on the harrowing situation unfolding, particularly in Tenke Fungurume, where truck drivers have become targets of violent attacks. “Our drivers are not soldiers; they are the backbone of regional economic development,” he emphasized, highlighting the association’s staunch stance against such assaults. The media director pointed fingers at illegal mining...

PUBLIC SENSITISATION KEY TO SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ATI LAW – THABO KAWANA

By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda Ministry of Information and Media (MIM) Permanent Secretary (PS) Thabo Kawana has called for concerted efforts between Government and Civil Society Organisations in sensitising the public on the contents of the Access To Information Law. Mr. Kawana said even though his ministry has initiated the process of sensitising public office bearers on their role in the successful implementation of the law, there is urgent need for the public to appreciate the objectives of the law. Speaking when USAID Open Spaces Project Chief of Party Teldah Mawarire led a delegation from Internews Network in paying...

A note from our new Managing Director Joanna Levesque

A note from our new Managing Director Joanna Levesque

View in browser A note from our new Managing Director It has been an exciting and productive start to my time at FT Strategies. I could have expected that when I joined a consultancy looking to emulate the very high standards of its 130-year-old owner – the Financial Times.   To introduce myself – I am Joanna Levesque and I am the new Managing Director of FT Strategies. Having spent my career working in both established and start-up consultancies, I am excited by the prospect of scaling an already thriving business. What struck me about FT Strategies is our origination...

Empowering media transformation: The unique story of FT Strategies

Empowering media transformation: The unique story of FT Strategies

  Article Empowering media transformation: The unique story of FT Strategies Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Whatsapp Mail URL In 2023, the Financial Times celebrated 130 years of printing on pink paper. Although the pink paper is now an iconic part of the FT’s brand, originally it was used because it was cheaper to print on unbleached paper (unfortunately the same cannot be said today!). The Financial Times is proud of its history and continues to be a trusted source of world-class journalism for business leaders. Our aspiration in FT Strategies is to emulate that success in a new vertical – by...

Kansanshi Rising ….Inside S3 with Anthony Mukutuma Sunday 4th February, 2024

Kansanshi Rising ….Inside S3 with Anthony Mukutuma Sunday 4th February, 2024 In May 2022, First Quantum Minerals (FQM) reinforced its commitment to Zambia by investing $1.25 billion in an expansion project at Kansanshi, known as the ‘S3 project’. The project will extend the life of mine by 20 years, protect thousands of jobs, and ensure that the company’s widespread and varied support for the community can continue. S3 involves expanding Kansanshi’s mining pit, building a new processing plant, and enlarging the mine’s on-site smelter – all in the name of producing more copper. Following a conversation with the mine’s General...

MINING SECTOR TAX CONTRIBUTIONS HIT RECORD K43 BILLION, SAYS ZEITI 

News MINING SECTOR TAX CONTRIBUTIONS HIT RECORD K43 BILLION, SAYS ZEITI  Friday 2nd February 2024 0 comments 84 Views 0 Likes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 2, 2024 MINING SECTOR TAX CONTRIBUTIONS HIT RECORD K43 BILLION, SAYS ZEITI LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Tax payments from the mining sector rose by 11 percent to K43.3 billion in 2022, according to the latest independently audited report from the Zambia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (ZEITI). The report showed that total revenues received by government from the mining sector rose to more than K43.3 billion in 2022, a significant increase on the K39 billion received in...

SOCIO-ECONOMIC PLANNING

SOCIO-ECONOMIC PLANNING Socio-economic Planning (SEP) is an area of specialization in the field of planning that focuses on regional population, housing, and economic trends and apply advanced modeling tools and analytical methods to real-world applications in a region with a variety of social, environmental, and economic challenges and opportunities. Socio-economic planning considers the interconnectedness of economics and social behaviors. It involves working together with community members to address social issues and build healthy communities. Integrated with other types of planning, social planning focuses on the people themselves in a community planning context. Socio-Economic Planning In Zambia Socio-economic planning in Zambia...

PROFLIGHT ZAMBIA AND AIR TANZANIA SOAR THE SKIES TOGETHER 

PROFLIGHT ZAMBIA AND AIR TANZANIA SOAR THE SKIES TOGETHER 

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambia’s leading commercial airline Proflight Zambia has announced its newest interline ticketing agreement as it links up with Air Tanzania to unlock access to new destinations and seamless travel experience for passengers in the region. Under the agreement, a streamlined ticketing process will enable travellers to effortlessly book itineraries across both airlines and to enjoy the benefits and services of the two airlines in a single ticketed journey. Proflight Zambia’s Director of Flight Operations Captain Josias Walubita said: “With the interline agreement now in effect, the aim is to provide cost-effective and flexible travel options for passengers...

Ambassador Xie Feng: Competition between countries should be like competing with each other for excellence in a racing field, not beating one another in a wrestling ring

Home > Ambassador’s Activities Ambassador Xie Feng: Competition between countries should be like competing with each other for excellence in a racing field, not beating one another in a wrestling ring 2024/01/09 16:06 On January 9, 2024, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Xie Feng delivered a speech at the Carter Center Forum commemorating the 45th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-China relations. Ambassador Xie said that it is important to manage differences and disagreements, and keep to the right direction of China-U.S. relations. This relationship has always been based on recognizing differences and respecting each other’s core interests. Differences abound even between...

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