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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 it is saddening for members of parliament to demand for...

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 of Parliament Patrick Mucheleka who said that corruption has allegedly...

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 says it believes that through the phasing out and readjustment...

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 a two year wage freeze. ZCTU Secretary General Roy Mwaba...

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 of K15,865,474. Col Kaunda said the loss was...

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 to K 2,799. Datong Construction Limited, a company engaged...

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 to graduate so that new people could come on board. Mumbwa District Commissioner Sunday Shamabanse says time has...

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 Mwanza says MPs should take time to understand their role...

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 how high risk mining companies like Vedanta Resources are bringing shame on...

Tanzania confirms TAZARA split, Zambia not aware

GOVERNMENT has refuted reports that the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) - the joint venture between Tanzania and Zambia - will end on August 1 this year to allow the two countries operate separate railway firms. Minister of Transport, Works, Supply...
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