Our Advise to PF on the current state of the economy

By Hakainde Hichilema UPND President and Economist We welcome the Government’s realisation that Zambia has fallen on very tough times that require urgent policy actions and strong political will. The measures being proposed in the statement are the same ones from former Finance Minister Felix Mutati’s Economic Stabilization and Growth…

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URGENT NEED FOR DIALOGUE ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY

PRESS STATEMENT 10th May 2019 URGENT NEED FOR DIALOGUE ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY There is no need to pretend anymore about the ongoing economic crisis facing the country. We are all fully affected regardless of our political persuasion. Instead of wasting time and resources at the ongoing PF engineered National Dialogue…

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IMF Raises Flag over Zambia’s Debt Contraction

The International Monetary Fund has strongly advised the Zambian government to avoid contracting new non-concessional debt to reduce risks of depressing the economy. It has also warned that the significant build up in domestic expenditure arrears presents a risk for the financial sector as it is weighing on households and…

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Cost of living in Lusaka increases

By The Mast Newspaper THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection’s Basic Needs Basket for the month of March for a family of five in Lusaka increased to K5,543 from K5,331 in February 2019, an increase of K212. And the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) says the government has been…

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