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Economy

Ministry of Finance in wrong hands-Nawakwi

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) president Edith Nawakwi has charged that the ministry of Finance is currently in wrong hands. Commenting on Finance Minister's Alexander Chikwanda remarks that the country is within sustainable growth and there is no possibility...

Government releases an Zambia’s Economic FACTSHEET

MINISTRY OF FINANCE ECONOMIC FACTSHEET - JANUARY 20, 2014 DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ECONOMY Economic growth positive in 2013 – but higher growth and greater job creation will require continued investment in economic infrastructure as well as health and education 1. In 2013 real...

Despite PF singing its own praises on AG report, misuse of public funds is far from over

The Auditor General’s Report for 2012 has been released. The PF government is singing its own praises for a reduction in the number of financial irregularities cited by the Auditor General’s Office. However, a closer look at the report...

41 Youth groups got funds irregularly -Auditor General

The latest Auditor General’s report has revealed that 41 youth associations were irregularly awarded loans under the Youth Development Fund (YDF) totalling K1.2 million without signing loan agreements. Auditor General Anna Chifungula said according to the YDF operational guidelines number...

Public finance management controls under PF have broke down – Mutesa

The opposition Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) has observed that the increase of unvouched government expenditure as revealed in the 2012 Auditor General's report spells a breakdown in public finance management controls under the Patriotic Front (PF) government. The...

2012 unvouched expenditure, blatant broad day robbery – ZYAFAC

The Zambia Youths in the Fight Against Corruption (ZYAFAC) has described as blatant broad day robbery the increase of unvouched government expenditure from the 77 billion kwacha recorded in 2011 to 553 billion kwacha that has been revealed for...

Government hands over houses to displaced Musonda residents in Kitwe

Government has handed over 57 houses for the people of Musonda Township in Kitwe, who have been displaced from their homes to pave way for the construction of Mufuchani Bridge across Kafue River. ZANIS in Kitwe reports that Works and...

ZICTA will not again extend SIM card registration period

The Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) has reiterated that it will not extend the SIM card registration period beyond the 31st January 2014 deadline. ZICTA Director-General Margret Mudenda said the authority has re-positioned itself and sent teams...

Scott challenges missions abroad to justify huge tax-payers money spent on them

VICE -President Guy Scott has challenged Zambians serving in missions abroad to justify the huge sums of tax-payers’ money being spent to sustain their operations. Dr Scott said staff at missions abroad should desist from being on “luxury holiday” but...

Government still in talks over the establishment of a National Airline

GOVERNMENT has been holding talks with various aviation stakeholders to realise its plan of the long-awaited national airline by mid this year. Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Yamfwa Mukanga said Government has been engaging plane manufacturing...
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Let the Students at UNZA sit for Exams-HH

By Hakainde Hichilema UPND President Yet again, the UNZA administration is refusing to allow students to sit for their final...
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