FORMER Bank of Zambia governor Jacob Mwanza says the country’s economy will take off, especially when issues surrounding KCM and Mopani Copper Mines are resolved. In an interview, Dr Mwanza said there had been a “big” improvement in terms of the country’s fiscal management. “I think there has been as I said, [a] big improvement in fiscal management and I think we have a good Minister in the Ministry of Finance because he is well educated. And he understands the economic issues very well. I think the economy will take off. Of course, we have external factors that may derail it but it definitely [will take off]. Once these mining issues are resolved we will see huge growth in mining…...

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