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Remarks by Amos Hochstein Senior Advisor to the President on Energy and Investment PGI Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investor Forum Lusaka, Zambia

Remarks by Amos Hochstein Senior Advisor to the President on Energy and Investment PGI Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investor Forum Lusaka, Zambia Remarks as prepared for delivery • Thank you all for joining the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment Lobito Corridor Private Sector Investor Forum. • I am delighted to be back in Zambia and to be here with our government partners and key business leaders from around the world for this momentous event. • I would like to especially thank his Excellency, President Hichilema. • Without his leadership and vision for Zambia’s role as a land-linked nation to...

SPEECH BY HONOURABLE SYLVIA T. MASEBO, MP MINISTER OF HEALTH DURING THE ANNUAL CONSULTATIVE MEETING HELD AT Mulungushi International Conference Centre ON WEDNESDAY  7TH FEBRUARY, 2024

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRYOF HEALTH SPEECH BY HONOURABLE SYLVIA T. MASEBO, MP MINISTER OF HEALTH DURING THE ANNUAL CONSULTATIVE MEETING HELD AT Mulungushi International Conference Centre ON WEDNESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY, 2024 • Your Excellency, the Swedish Ambassador to Zambia (who is also the outgoing Lead Cooperating Partner), Mr Johan Hallenborg; • The Country Manager, World Bank (who is also the incoming Lead Cooperating Partner), Mr. Achim Fock • The Permanent Secretary in Charge of Donor Coordination, Dr George Sinyangwe; • The Permanent Secretary in Charge of Administration, Professor Christopher Simoonga; • The Permanent Secretary in Charge of Technical Services, Dr....

BANK Of ZAMBIA’S TIGHTER MONEY POLICIES THREATEN PRIVATE SECTOR EXPANSION, WARNS CTPD’s ELIJAH MUMBA

STATEMENT Date: Thursday 8/02/2024 CENTRAL BANK’S TIGHTER MONEY POLICIES THREATEN PRIVATE SECTOR EXPANSION, WARNS CTPD   The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) is concerned over the Bank of Zambia’s recent policy action which significantly raises the statutory reserve ratio (SRR) for commercial banks. Announced through a circular dated February 2nd, 2024, the SRR has been increased by 9 percentage points to 26.0 percent from the previous 17.0 percent. This adjustment affects both local and foreign currency deposits, including government and nostro account deposits. This move comes in response to rising inflationary pressures, with the annual inflation rate escalating...

Usher Raymond to Headline SuperBowl (58) live on ESPN and ESPN 2 (DStv), 12 February 2024

Usher Raymond to Headline SuperBowl (58) live on ESPN and ESPN 2 (DStv), 12 February 2024 Whether you’re only looking to catch the biggest sports-halftime show on the planet (headlined this year by Usher Raymond) or wanting to catch the biggest NFL game of the season— DStv is guaranteed to be your home for sporting enetertainment. Viewers can look forward to catching all the thrills and spills from one of the biggest annual sporting events, the Super Bowl, live on ESPN and ESPN 2 on the morning of Monday 12 February 2024 Last year’s halftime show was headlined by pop-rnb...

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...

His GRACE BISHOP DR. SHADRECK CHISULO “Shadreck Fruitfulness Chisulo” COMMEMORATES 20 YEARS HAPPY 20TH UNBROKEN FULL TIME PASTORAL SERVICE

His GRACE BISHOP DR. SHADRECK CHISULO “Shadreck Fruitfulness Chisulo” COMMEMORATES 20 YEARS HAPPY 20TH UNBROKEN FULL TIME PASTORAL SERVICE CELEBRATING MY 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNBROKEN PASTORAL SERVICE Today, help me celebrate 20 years of UNBROKEN full time pastoral service under Bread of Life Church International. I was officially appointed as a District Pastor on the 4th February of 2004 after dodging from the call in the previous years. Honestly, I felt very INADEQUATE & UNQUALIFIED!! I have served under one Ministry and one Pastor, the Bishop of my soul, His Eminence Bishop Dr Joe Imakando. I have served as District...

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...

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