by Malidi Msoni-Chatora

Moody’s Investors Service on 26 January 2018, upgraded Zambia’s rating outlook from negative to stable. This is on the back of the country’s recent gradual progress with fiscal consolidation which has helped to cap borrowing needs and public debt accumulation, slowly restoring some amount of policy credibility.

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by Tamara Billima-Mulenga

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Africa Human Development Report 2016 estimates that gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average US$95 billion a year which is the equivalent of six percent of the regions Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Africa is not achieving its full growth potential because women are not fully utilized.

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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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