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Economy

BOZ to scrutinize companies’ external loans servicing, they could be used to avoid paying tax

The Bank of Zambia (BOZ) says it will now strictly scrutinize all external loans servicing in the country after discovering that some of the debts are being contracted at high interest rates of up-to 35 percent on the US...

JCRT urges caution on 2013 budget

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection says it is important that the government is seen to manage the budget deficit in ways that do not worsen the livelihoods of the majority poor. JCRT Social Conditions Programme Manager Daniel Mutale said...

Chikwanda impressed by Livingstone Airport works

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has expressed happiness with the pace of construction works at Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport's new terminal building. Mr Chikwanda praised contractors working on the Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport for putting up a world-class...

Government opens talks to re-establish a national airline

GOVERNMENT says it has opened talks with prospective investors to re-establish a national airline. Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Yamfwa Mukanga said his ministry has intensified efforts to re-establish a national airline to help boost the country’s tourism. Mr...

Government had a balanced budget from January to June this year-Yamba

GOVERNMENT has raised K15.4 billion, out of which K11 billion was from domestic tax and non-tax revenue sources. A total of K4.4 billion was from the issuance of treasury bills and government bonds and K697.7 million from foreign grants for...

Sata unveils US$348.8 million L-400 road project

Government is this Friday, 16th August,2013 expected to launch a road rehabilitation project in Lusaka dubbed: L-400 which will see 400 kilometres of urban roads worked on in various townships and compounds at a cost of US$348.8 million. Republican President...

New Salaries for Public service workers will be effected in September -Yamba

Reports attributed to the Ministry of Finance that the effective date for implementation of new salaries for public service workers has been moved are false and just another scheme aimed at stressing workers and thereby affecting their productivity and...

Zamtel to provide free internet access in Livingstone during UNWTO

Zamtel has completed its USD 4 million Livingstone investment and is on schedule to hand over free internet hotspots to all official UNWTO venues and hotels ahead of the conference. Livingstone has effectively become the first city in the country...

Farmers protest after report allege their land has been sold to politicians and businessmen

FARMERS in Kitwe’s Mfubu ranch yesterday protested over reports that their land had been sold to politicians and businessmen. The farmer’s alleged that the Kitwe City Council (KCC) had sold over 1,750 hectares of their land which they had been...

FRA assures the nation it will buy enough maize for the reserves

THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has assured Government that it will manage to buy enough maize required for national reserves and ensure that Zambia enjoys food security. FRA executive director Chola Kafwabulula told journalists after visiting Zimba satellite depot yesterday...
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Lusambo recounts his time ICU, as another MP recovers after being on Oxygen

Lusaka Province minister Mr. Bowman Lusambo yesterday recounted his time in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital where he was...