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Monday, 30 May 2016

UPND Manifesto 2016-21

Zambia's leading opposition party the United Party for National Development (UPND) has released its manifesto. This is an important document that merits careful studying given how closely contested the August elections are likely to be. The manifesto sets out 10 priorities that a potential UPND administration is likely to focus on. We plan to review each of the promises one by one. We hope to publish the PF and FDD promises in due course when they are available. The PF manifesto has alredy been launched but it is proving elusive.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Zambia Monetary Policy Statement (May 2016)

The Bank of Zambia released its quarterly monetary policy statement this month. It noted the current fiscal and monetary challenges facing the economy. The statement and presentation are embedded below.