Category: Business

KaiOS, the Third Largest Phone Operating System In the World

39 ViewsWhen you hear about mobile operating systems, you think of Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android, maybe even the new OS Huawei is planning to launch in the coming months. These are all, in turn, smartphone operating systems… but what about the phones that are not that smart? While there are around 3.2 billion active smartphones…

Despite challenges, Africa’s debt is still under control – AfDB

45 ViewsThe African Development Bank remains strong with growing operating revenues and allocable income generated since 2010 reaching $2.5 billion, the Bank Group’s Treasurer, Hassatou Diop N’sele, stated on Thursday. In 2018, the Bank earned $214 million in allocable income, 48% of which has been reinvested in the institution to reinforce reserves and its business…

Zambia won’t be a dumping ground – Minister

19 ViewsMinister of Commerce and Trade Christopher  Yaluma has allayed fears that ratifying the African Continental Free  Trade Area(AfCTA) may result into Zambia becoming a dumping ground of exported goods. Welcoming the resolutions of the Meeting of Ministers of Trade in preparation for the operationalisation of the AfCFTA,  Mr Yaluma said the fears were unfounded…

KCM operations slow down

546 ViewsOperations at the now liquidated Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) have slowed down resulting in many employees and contractor workers being on ‘sit-on site’ while waiting for knocking off time. According to some employees at the Nchanga Plant in Chingola who spoke on condition of anonymity, since the Zambian Government moved to have KCM liquidated,…

ROSATOM challenges world leaders to implement human-centred skills solutions

55 ViewsThe Director General of ROSATOM, which is supporting Zambia’s moves to develop a nuclear science industry, has issued an invitation to world leaders from politics, business and education to join a debate to urgently implement human-centred solutions that can help solve the widening global skills gap and worsening talent shortage. Around 6% of the…