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CORRECTION: Zambia Railways delivers refurbished passenger train coaches as a Golden Jubilee gift

ZAMBIANS will receive a Golden Jubilee gift from Government when the newly and completely refurbished passenger train arrives in the country in a couple of days’ time. The 16-coach passenger..

K 50 Banknote bearing portraits of former Presidents and President Sata launched

K 50 Banknote bearing portraits of former Presidents and President Sata launched

THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has unveiled a 50th Independence Anniversary K50 commemorative banknote bearing portraits of former Presidents and the current Head of State. Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda..

Chamber of Mines asks the Government to reconsider the new mining tax regime

THE Chamber of Mines of Zambia (CMZ) has asked the Government to reconsider the new mining tax regime proposed in the 2015 National Budget. The new mining tax regime will..

Funds for the rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam mobilised

THE Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has mobilised funds from donors for the rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam. The rehabilitation works for the dam are estimated to cost over US$290 million…

Mweetwa calls for lifting of wage freeze

Opposition UPND Member of Parliament (MP) Cornelius Mweetwa has urged government to lift the two-year wage and employment freeze imposed by government on the public service workers Mr. Mweetwa notes..

Mass demos over wage freeze will go nowhere- Saunders

Political activist Dante Saunders has charged that unions in the country are toothless and that threats by the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions to organize mass demonstrations over the wage..

Chikwanda rules out lifting wage freeze

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says 14 months is not too long a time before the wage freeze imposed on the civil service is lifted. Mr. Chikwanda said by the time..

Zambian Voice joins in pushing for lifting wage freeze

More stakeholders have joined in calling on government to lift the two year wage freeze and recruitment freeze which was imposed on the public service workers this year. Zambian Voice..

Farmers in North-west cry foul as FQM explores copper ores on their land

A wrangle is emanate in Kainafumu Resettlement Scheme in Solwezi East were government has demarcated 9000 farm plots to resettle farmers and the First Quantum Mining (FQM) has started mining..

The first ever art gallery in Livingstone opened by Tourism Minister

TOURISM and Arts Minister Jean Kapata has opened the first ever art gallery in Livingstone which was constructed at a total cost of K6,000,000. Officially opening the art gallery on..

Wage Freeze killing the worker-UPND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OFFICIAL STATEMENT 17th October 2014 WAGE FREEZE: KILLING THE WORKER The announcement by Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda that the wage freeze will be implemented even in 2015..

Government scouting for $410 million to upgrade Indeni

GOVERNMENT is scouting for $410 million to upgrade Indeni Oil refinery and thereafter sell 49 percent of the company’s shares to an equity strategic partner and prolong its long term..

Government in discussion with unions over the wage freeze-Guy Scott

GOVERNMENT is discussing with trade unions over the wage freeze. During the vice president’s question and answer session, Vice President Guy Scott told parliament that a dispute had been declared..

British envoy backs Government on wage freeze

British High Commissioner to Zambia James Thornton has backed the Patriotic Front (PF) government’s decision to maintain the wage freeze on the civil service in the 2015 financial year. This..

Msoni calls for responsible lending to Zambia

Opposition All People’s Congress (APC) president Nason Msoni has called for responsible lending by lenders to purported irresponsible borrower countries such as Zambia. Mr. Msoni says his party holds the..