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    Blog post | 6 July 2016 | Mark Napier

Payroll Lending in Zambia: a Dance with the Devil?

Zambia | Capital markets | Credit | Financial Inclusion | Payroll lending

In March 2016, the Zambian government approved proposals to redesign the royalty regime for mining companies.  This involved introducing a new methodology for calculating Mineral Royalty Tax (MRT), linked to the prevailing copper price. Because mines can take several...

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    Document | February 2016 | Mark Napier

Capital Market Development Priorities for Zambia

Zambia | Capital markets | Market Development

This is a presentation by Mark Napier (FSD Africa Director) to the Lord Mayor of London during his visit in Lusaka, Zambia on suggested priorities for Capital Markets Development in Zambia.

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    17 August 2015

Designing Mobile Money Guidelines for SADC

Malawi | Mozambique | Other | South Africa | Tanzania | Zambia | Digital finance services | Payments | Policy and regulation

The overall purpose of the project is to develop mobile money guidelines to assist SADC member states harmonise their legal and regulatory frameworks for mobile money in support of greater financial inclusion and market development in the region. The main objectives of...

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    Document | May 2015 | PlaNet Finance Group

Payroll Lending Review – Zambia

SSA | Zambia | Credit | Microfinance | Payroll lending

This report documents the results of an assessment of the payroll lending sector in Zambia. The study was commissioned by FSD Africa on behalf of the Bank of Zambia and was carried out between July and November 2014. The study forms part of a broader theme of work...

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    Blog post | 7 April 2015 | Michael Kihato

What is a micro-mortgage?

Kenya | Tanzania | Uganda | Zambia | Agriculture / rural finance | Housing finance

Micro-mortgages are defined as “housing loans of long duration (generally ten years or more) that exhibit all characteristics of traditional mortgage loans (long repayment period, house as collateral for the loan, ability to foreclose and sell the house in case of...

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