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Sunday, September 20, 2020

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Provide evidence of corruption, members of the public challenged

Zambia Sugar Plc has challenged the general public to come forward and provide evidence of corrupt practices at the company. Zambia Sugar Plc corporate affairs manager Lovemore Sievu said corruption is counterproductive and  any member of the public with evidence...

+K148 million recovered in unretired imprest at COMDEV

The permanent secretary in the ministry of community development and social services has told the parlaimetary accounts committee that his ministry has managed to retrieve K148 million in unretired imprest. Teddy Kasonso said over K5 million was recovered from a...

CEEC aims at empowering locals

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission, CEEC, says its policy is aimed at empowering the local people economically. Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission, CEEC, chairperson Jacob Sikazwe says this will be done by putting in place measures that will incorporate the local people...

Economy is on the right track, BOZ Governor

The Bank of Zambia, BOZ, says the country's economy has sustained its impressive performance in the past few years. BOZ Governor Caleb Fundanga says this is reflected in a positive growth in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), low inflation,...

Secretaries are key to business development – Kitwe DAO

Kitwe District Administrative Officer Stephen Lindunda has said mishandling of customers by secretaries is contributing to organisations losing billions of kwacha. Speaking when he officially opened a professional secretaries workshop on the theme 'Quality,Excellence and Professionalism' at Kitwe's Edinburgh...

KCM to spend K400m on sinking 12 boreholes in Chingola

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is to spend over K400 million on sinking 12 bore-holes in areas which were affected by the pollution of the Kafue river in Chingola last year. KCM spokesperson Sam Equamo told ZANIS in an interview in...

Albidon dismisses claims on employment prerequisities

Management at Albidon Nickle Zambia limited in Mazabuka have dismissed claims  that people seeking jobs at the company are being asked to travel to Ndola for medical examinations before they are offered jobs. Company Corporate and Safety Manager, Sestus Mulenga,...

Excise duty reduction cheers Parley Committee

The Committee on the estimates to the Customs and Excise Amendment bill, has welcomed the reduction of excise duty on electricity from 5 percent to 3 percent. Committee Chairperson Batuke Simenda told Parliament today that the reduction was welcome as it...

Zambia, Nambia sign MOU

Zambia and Namibia today signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Political Consultation between Foreign Affairs Ministries of the two countries and the establishment of a dry port at Walvis Bay. Mines Minister Kalombo Mwansa signed on behalf of Zambia...

Times of Zambia unionised workers stage sit-in-protest

Unionised workers at the Times of Zambia/Printpak who included Journalists this morning staged a sit-in protest  over delayed negotiations to increase their salaries. The workers who were adamant to return to work have since resumed operations and a meeting between...
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