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Tanzanian government clarifies the ‘splitting’ of TAZARA

THE running of the Tanzania Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) will be decentralised by August 1 this year and not that the two countries will split the company as earlier reported,..

We are unpacking the mining industry-Yaluma

Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma says the PF Government is determined to unpack the operations of all mining companies in Zambia. Mr Yaluma said the recently launched industry wide forensic audit..

Copperbelt province towns records increase in cost of living

The Jesuits Centre for Theological Reflections JCTR has seen a 11.49% increase in the cost of living in the second quarter of the year (April-June) in Kitwe, while Ndola had..

Vice-President Dr Guy Scott with Hon. Humza Yousaf Scotland Minister for External Affairs and International Development (right), press secretary Amos Chanda, Zambia High Commission (left), Robert Kamalata, senior private secretary to the Vice-President (second left)

Vice President Guy Scott woes Scottish investors

Republican Vice President Guy Scott has urged the Scottish government to enhance its interests to invest in Zambia especially that the two countries share an economic relationship dating back to..

150 dismissed in Western Province will be re-employed-Kambwili

Government says it will re-employ the 159 youths who were recently dismissed in Western Province because it was out of error. Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili says the removal of the..

Labour movement unhappy with continued wage freeze

The Labour movement has lambasted parliamentarians demanding for salary increment. The movement has also charged that the ongoing wage freeze is tantamount to stagnating the workers’ worthiness. Federation of Free..

Saying MPs are not adequately remunerated is being less honest-Milupi

Opposition President for Alliance for Development and Democracy (ADD) Charles Milupi says the demand by Members of Parliament for a further salary hike is unfortunate and unrealistic. Mr Milupi say..

There is no corruption at State House over the supervision of the Road Development Agency-Mukanga

MINISTER of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Yamfwa Mukanga has dismissed assertions of corruption at State House over the supervision of the Road Development Agency (RDA). Reacting to Lubansenshi member..

Phase out Constituency Development Fund-PRMC

A local think tank, the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre has recommended that the Constituency Development Fund in its current form be phased out In its latest research report, PMRC..

ZCTU describes MPs demands immoral

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says it is immoral for Members of Parliament to demand a pay rise when workers in the public sector have been slapped with..

Zambia Railways Limited makes losses in first quarter

Parliament heard today that the Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) made a loss of over K15 million. Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Deputy Minister, Panji Kaunda, said ZRL incurred a loss..

Chinese company fined for non-remittance of NAPSA contributions

A Chinese contractor in Chinsali district in Muchinga province has appeared in court for failing to remit monthly contribution to the National Pensions Scheme Authority (NAPSA) for several months amounting..

Government urges farmers to graduate from Fertiliser Support Programme

Government has advised to small scale farmers who have for a long time been dependant on Fertiliser Support Input Programme [FISP] to graduate so that new people could come on..

MPs Salary Increament demands outrageous and tantamount to highway robbery-FDD

MPs Salary Increament demands outrageous and tantamount to highway robbery-FDD

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has charged that demands by Members of Parliament to have their salaries increased are outrageous and tantamount to highway robbery. FDD spokesperson Antonio..

British MPs hear evidence for de-listing Vedanta Resources from the London Stock Exchange

PRESS RELEASE 16th July 2014. ********* Under embargo until 20.30 hours 21st July 2014 ******** MPs HEAR EVIDENCE FOR DE-LISTING DODGY UK MINER VEDANTA RESOURCES & OTHERS Speakers tell MPs..