Month: November 2023

RETHINKING THE IMPLICATIONS OF MINERAL TAX COLLECTION IN US DOLLARS FOR THE KWACHA AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT IN ZAMBIA

In this week’s article, I explore the consequences of the government collecting mineral taxes in US dollars rather than the local currency, the kwacha. I explore potential considerations and solutions…
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STRENGTHENING DOMESTIC RESOURCE MOBILIZATION THROUGH ENHANCED MINING SECTOR PERFORMANCE

In this piece, we highlight the crucial role of Zambia’s mining sector in driving domestic resource mobilization as the country aims to curtail its reliance on external financing. Zambia’s miningsector…
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TACKLING INEQUALITY AND POVERTY IN ZAMBIA’S CHALLENGINGECONOMIC LANDSCAPE

As the year 2023 draws to a close, an examination of Zambia’s economic landscape reveals anation grappling with a multitude of macroeconomic challenges. These issues, including thesoaring cost of living,…
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STRENGTHENING DOMESTIC RESOURCE MOBILIZATION THROUGH ENHANCED MINING SECTOR PERFORMANCE.

In this piece, we highlight the crucial role of Zambia’s mining sector in driving domestic resource mobilisation as the country aims to curtail its reliance on external financing. Zambia’s mining…
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Tackling of Zambia’s Debt Beyond signed MoUs with Bilateral Creditors.

Zambia recently took a significant step toward managing its debt crisis by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with its bilateral creditors to restructure $6.3 billion of its loans. This…
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Tobacco Control e-Newsletter Vol.2

And CTPD in collaboration with the Centre for Primary Care Research (CPCR) on 27th May, 2023 hosted a Tobacco Control road show which also marked the launch of a campaign…
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