By Felix Mwenge

The Zambian Government has in recent years increased budgetary allocation to social protection leading to unprecedented scale up of various programs. Nonetheless, until the launch of the 2014 National Social Protection policy, social protection interventions were being implemented without a coherent

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by Nakubyana Mungomba

During the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party held in October, China added the Belt and Road Initiative into its Constitution. This Initiative represents China’s latest great ambition to build a global economic empire. If executed successfully, it would be Chinese President Xi Jinping’s most important foreign policy and greatest legacy.

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by Chama Bowa-Mundia and Caesar Cheelo

On Tuesday (31st October 2017), the Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) and the Bank of Zambia (BOZ) 2017 commemorated World Savings Day by hosting a savings culture promotional event in Lusaka.

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By Shebo Nalishebo

The fiscal consolidation measures put in place in the 2018 Budget are likely to pay dividends if the Government sticks to the set plans. Subsidy cuts on agriculture, fuel and electricity are some of the many factors that will help bring the fiscal deficit on a commitment basis to around 8.2 percent of GDP in 2018 from 9.3 percent of GDP in 2017.

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