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Economy

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 the least increment of only 0.56%. JCTR has attributed this...

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 over 100 years . Dr. Scott, whose father was Scottish...

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 youths from the pay roll was only meant to correct...

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 Trade Unions in Zambia (FFTU) acting president Msiska Chinagti...

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...
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