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Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Nevers Mumba tours Chisokone in Kitwe, gets audience with taxi drivers and marketeers

Marketeers at Kitwe’s Chisokone market this afternoon mobbed MMD President Nevers Mumba when he toured the market. And some taxi drivers in Kitwe have expressed regret for having voted for the Patriotic Front in the 2016 general elections. The drivers complained to Dr...

Government awards K144m to Chinese firm for Kasama Airport rehab

Government has awarded a K144m contract to a Chinese company for the construction of a new runway at Kasama Airport in Northern Province. This came to light today, when Parliamentarians under the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) visited the airstrip. The four...

Sino hydro workers in Itezhi -tezhi complain of poor working conditions

Workers at Sino Hydro State Company which is constructing the 120MW Itezhi -tezhi hydroelectric power plant have complained of abusive language and beatings by some Chinese supervisors. Some workers at the U$250 million hydroelectric construction project said they suffer regular...

JCTR calls for review of tax rebates and other fiscal incentives pertaining to mines

THE matter surrounding the sale of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has continued to attract sharp criticism among various stakeholders with the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) calling for the review of the tax rebates and other fiscal incentives...

China Jiangxi to re-do the works on the Ndola-Kitwe dual carriageway

The Road Development Agency (RDA) has directed the contractor engaged to work on the Ndola-Kitwe dual carriageway China Jiangxi to re-do the works on sections of the road that have developed potholes on his own expense. Reacting to complaints by...

Kwacha fall due to profits in construction industry – Col. Kaunda

Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Deputy Minister Colonel Panji Kaunda says the kwacha has continue to depreciate partly due to huge profits in the construction industry leaving the country. Col. Kaunda says this development was as a result of...

MMD Statement on KCM: The Buck stops with the PF Government

Statement by the MMD president on KCM taxation Debacle (The Buck stops with the PF Government) The PF government is currently firmly in its third year of governance and should therefore begin to take full responsibility for every aspect of the...

Asking Chikwanda to resign or the president to fire him a waste of time-Saunders

A political activist Dante Saunders has observed that calls for the president to fire under performing government officials will always fall on deaf eyes as long as the country continues to be governed under the same constitution. Speaking in an...

UPND Statement on KCM: The KCM Debacle and Taxation of the Mining Sector

The KCM Debacle and Taxation of the Mining Sector In the past week we were treated to a shock revelation by Anil Agarwal the Chairman for Vedanta, how his company is making an annual average of USD500 million from its...

Government develops a Vendor Rating System for contractors

Government says it has developed a Vendor Rating System (VRS) that will monitor and evaluate the performance of all contractors in the country. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga said the vendor rating system will enable government to...
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