Zarina Geloo

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Edgar Lungu: Zambia’s youthful president

Zambia's new president Edgar Lungu has a minority mandate. Less than half of the registered voters made their mark, and he faces new polls in 2016.

Things fall apart as Zambia tries to elect a new president

Zambia’s forthcoming presidential by-election is not cut and dried. Defence Minister Edgar Lungu is calling for a general conference.

Confusion rules in Zambia

Since Michael Sata's death, the ruling party has witnessed an unprecedented fight for the ­presidency, which has also drawn in members of his family.

Sata’s son quits race for Zambian presidency

Mulenga, son of late Zambian president Michael Sata, has withdrawn his candidature for presidency of the Patriotic Front.

The dying abroad of African leaders

The story is not that Zambia now has a white acting president, the real and tragic story is why do Zambian presidents choose to die abroad?

Zambia row puts hospital project on ice

A vital 'SA-style' facility for Lusaka is on hold while its pugnacious backer and the IDC squabble.

Moeletsi Mbeki’s trust issues revisited

The oversight role of business figure and political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki is to come under new scrutiny at an insolvency hearing.

Bitter tussle over Moeletsi Mbeki mansion

Moeletsi Mbeki's former lover is fighting his attempt to evict her and her children from their R3-million home.

Zambian politics trip up FirstRand

Shareholders of Finance Bank are contesting the legality of FNB's doomed acquisition in 2011.

Failing system gives rise to new industry

Martin Mubanga's parents have changed his school twice this year because he was forced to share 'overcrowded” classrooms with 14 other learners.'What's the point...

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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