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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The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) has welcomed the Government’s 2018 budget, which it says has chartered a course for accelerating fiscal fitness and putting the Zambian economy back on the path of robust sustained and inclusive growth and development.

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By Zali Chikuba

The announcement of the development of a national fire and rescue service policy and procurement of 42 fire tenders by the Minister of Local Government, Honourable Vincent Mwale carried in the July 18, 2017 edition of the Zambia Daily Mail should be soothing to many.

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