Hakainde Hichilema And His Riches – Companies Owned By HH That You Didn’t Know.
Hakainde Hichilema is one of the richest and wealthiest people in Zambia. Yes, we said wealthiest too. Hakainde Hichilema might come across as a poorly dressed cadre who throws unusual dance moves on the podium but behind that dull looking face lies a brain of a genius.
Is it me or Hakainde Hichilema’s hairstyle never changes? His hair never grows or gets cut. This man is consistent with his hair.
Educated in Zambia and the United Kingdom, Hakainde has more than 16 years of in-depth local and international business experience. He has a strong interest and involvement in the commercial business development of Zambia and the African region in the context of the global business environment.
Hakainde Hichilema is the Chief Executive Of Grand Thornton Limited, the successor organisation to Coopers & Lybrand Association Limited in Zambia.
The Company which is a member of Grand Thornton international, provides business advice to local and international clients in a number of areas including corporate finance, accounting and statutory services, accounting systems procedures and controls. Other areas include privatisation, tax, forensic accounting and investigation, business recovery and insolvency, human resources, information technology, merger and acquisitions.
Hakainde Hichilema has major shares in companies like Zambezi Sun, Greenbelt fertilisers, farmer’s livestock. Hakainde is also the Cole owner of Kagem Mines and Kembe Meat Supply Company.
Sources close to Hakainde Hichilema insist he has shares in a Diamond Supplies Company for Bermuda; he also has cargo ships in Cape Town South Africa. Seven other firms have been withheld.
A few months ago Hakainde Hichilema visited SABC News South Africa and had a one on one chat with Mpho Tsedu who greatly marvelled at Hakainde’s immerse wealth. Mpho Tsedu admitted that indeed Hakainde is one of the wealthiest people in Southern Africa.
Hakainde Hichilema is discrete about his net worth. However, we have our investigators contacting him on a constant basis and hopefully in the near future we will sit down with the great man and have a glimpse of his reality.