INVITATION TO A PUBLIC DISCUSSION – “ECONOMIC REFORM WITH HUMAN FACE: IS SOCIAL PROTECTION UNDER THREAT?

Zambia is currently undergoing economic reforms under the ‘Zambia Plus’ Programme in order to restore the economy and some of these reforms include the removal of energy subsidies, which have the potential to increase the burden on the already strained budget of several Zambians. After the 2017 budget was announced the Government emphasized its willingness to work with civil society in order to devise strategies to effectively deliver services to the vulnerable poor. However, there is concern at the immediate cost implications of social security programmes, and there is an…

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7th NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

LAST week, President Lungu launched the 7th National Development Plan (7NDP), which is the country’s blueprint for development. The 7NDP will determine the course for development for Zambia for the next five years, up to 2021. The 139-page document is imprinted with the aspirations and dreams of the 16 million Zambians. The document had input from various stakeholders within Government, and is broad-based and all-encompassing. The foreword to the document is written by President Lungu, himself. In it, he expresses his belief in the plan and confidence in the Zambian…

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Public Discussion: The Economics of HIV/AIDS in Zambia: Investing in sustainable responses

The Aid Healthcare Foundation in joint collaboration with the Economics Association of Zambia has the pleasure to invite you to a public discussion “The Economics of HIV/AIDS in Zambia: Investing in sustainable responses” which will take place on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 at Intercontinental Hotel from 18:30 hrs to 20:30hrs. The key note speech will be by Dr. Penninah  Lutung- AHF Bureau Chief-Africa. by

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PUBLIC DISCUSSION – ZAMBIA DEBT SITUATION: BACK TO HIPC?

The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) presents a public Discussion themed “Zambia Debt Situation: Back to HIPC?” We hereby cordially invite you to this public discussion to be held on Friday, 31st March, 2017 at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel, from 18:00hrs to 20:00hrs. We look forward to seeing you there. Yours sincerely, EAZ Secretariat by

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EAZ meets with a team of Investors

The Economics Association Zambia hosted a group of investors visiting from South Africa  to understand the Zambian economy better.  The investors were keen to speak to key representatives from the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) to get a feel of the Macro economic conditions in the market and what opportunities the market presents in the short to medium term. The team of investors was led by a Multinational Bank.     List of Visiting investors Investec Bank South Africa Old Mutual Specialised Finance (Omsfin) South Africa Liberty Finance (Libfin) South…

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2016 EAZ-IGC Economic Outlook Dinner

Early in 2016 EAZ and IGC held an economic outlook dinner with various stakeholders and dignitaries. Mr. Robert Liebenthal during the EAZ-IGC 2016. From Left to Right- Mr. Herryman Moono EAZ National Secretary with Prof Geda Alemayehu and Dr. Chiselebwe N’gandwe during the EAZ-IGC Economic Outlook Dinner. From left to right- Dr. Dennis Chiwele IGC Country Director, Dr. Oswald Mungule EAZ member and Dr. Chrispin Mphuka EAZ President. Prof. Geda Alemayehu making a presentation during the dinner   by

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ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting

ZIPAR in conjunction with EAZ organised a 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting on 21-10-2015. Mr. Phillipe Masengo EAZ Committe member at the ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast. Mr. Austin Mwange, Deputy EAZ National Secretary (left) and Dr. Chabuka Jerome Kawesha,EAZ Treasurer (centre) at the ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting on 21-10-2015. Dr. Chrispin Mphuka EAZ President at the ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting on 21-10-2015 by

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