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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Economy

Withdraw of KLM from servicing Zambia worries Government

Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister, Yamfwa Mukanga has lamented the withdrawal of Royal Dutch Airlines KLM from servicing the Lusaka route. Mr. Mukanga has told Qfm news in an interview that government would like to see such international airlines...

MTN to integrate MTN Mobile Money with all banks by next month

MTN Zambia says will roll out the Ericsson Platform that will integrate MTN Mobile Money with all banks by next month. MTN Chief Sales and Distribution Officer Amos Jere says his company will also actively work with...

Absence of key staff in Councils frustrating development

Luapula province minister Benson Kapaya says the absence of key personnel in Councils is frustrating government developmental efforts. Brigadier General Kapaya says no meaningful development can be achieved in the absence of key staff such as the Director of Engineering...

Construction of 1.8 billion US dollar North West Railway to commence soon

Prospects to construct the first phase of the 1.8 billion US dollar North West railway line to link Northwestern province to the Copperbelt have gained momentum. This follows the completion of feasibility studies by engineers engaged by North West rail,...

ZCTU wants K4,000 PAYE exempt threshold in 2015

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has proposed an upward adjustment in the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) exempt threshold from the current K3, 000 to K4, 000 in the 2015 National Budget in line with the escalating...

ZCTU wants 4,000 tax free threshold in 2015 national budget

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions has proposed that Government increases the minimum taxable taxable threshold from K 3,000 to 4,000 following the rise in the cost of living. ZCTU General Secretary Roy Mwaba told a media briefing that public...

Mulungushi Textiles in Kabwe is set to re-open

THE Zambia-China Mulungushi Textiles (ZCMT) in Kabwe is set to re-open, seven years after being shut. This is after the ZCMT signed a 12-year lease agreement with Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited (MeTL) on Wednesday afternoon in Kabwe, aimed at reviving...

Government launches the national planning and budgeting policy

GOVERNMENT says the launch of its National Planning and Budgeting Policy will herald a new era of national planning and budgeting by streamlining processes and procedures that will be a veritable guide for both the executive and legislature...

Continued poor quality of service offered by mobile firms saddens ZICTA

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority -ZICTA is saddened with the continued poor quality of service offered by mobile telecommunication companies. ZICTA Public Relation Manager, Ngabo Nankonde says the authority is aware of the poor standards of quality...

Govt praised for paying farmers promptly in Chipata

The civil society in Eastern Province has praised government for paying farmers who sold their maize to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) within two weeks of purchasing the grain. Speaking on Feel Free radio programme dubbed “The big issue,”...
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Speaker urges MPs to be ambassadors of peace

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Patrick Matibini has urged law makers to take advantage of their strategic position in Zambian politics to...

The Current Voter Registration is in a Mess

By Charles Kakoma, UPND Spokesman. Many people are disappointed and upset with the current voters registration exercise. After visiting many registration centres, I...