The 7NDP, New Wine in Old Wine Skins?

By Felix Mwenge

On June 21st 2017, President Edgar Lungu launched the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP), themed “Accelerating development efforts


What Zambia needs and wants from the IMF

by Caesar Cheelo and Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso

Recently, a heated debate has raged on about whether or not Zambia needs International Monetary Fund (IMF)


Tax Amnesty Season is here!

By Florence Banda-Muleya

On the morning of 24th April 2017, Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) announced that it had declared a tax amnesty. This undertaking


The Big Deal about an IMF Deal

by Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso and Caesar Cheelo 

For many Zambians today, an IMF-aid deal must feel like being forced to live and share quarters


On Fuel Subsidies

By Gibson Masumbu

Government has indicated that it will remove subsidies in line with its quest to attain fiscal consolidation. Government has been


Actualise diversification in 2017

By Joseph Simumba and Caesar Cheelo

ZAMBIA IS STRUGGLING to accelerate economic diversification. This challenge calls for serious policy action as


Institutional Brief


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