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Magoye farmers worried over bridge

Farmers in Magoye constituency have cried foul over the bridge which is at the verge of collapsing. Dumba Settlement Farmer  Association  representative Ackson Mainga  said the bridge is on the verge of collapsing  due to heavy rains experienced in the area. He disclosed...

Govt to create treasury dept to deal with pilferage and cyber fraud

Government  says it is in the process of creating a treasury department at the Ministry of Finance and National Planning that would strengthen the fight against pilferage of public resources and cyber fraud. Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary in charge...

CSUZ not happy with four percent increment for public workers

The Civil Servants Union of Zambia (CSUZ) Mansa Branch has expressed sadness over the four percent salary increment offered to  civil servants by government. CSUZ Mansa Vice District Chairman Stephen Sinkamba  told ZANIS in a press statement in Mansa today that...

FRA told to come up with measures aimed at improving crop marketing ops

Government has directed the Food Reserve Agency(FRA) to work out stringent measures aimed at revamping crop marketing operations. Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Ben Kapita said in Kabwe that government had presented a 13 point letter containing suggestions on how to...

First Quantum Minerals to construct 32km road amounting to US$ 4M

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has proposed to construct a 32- kilometre road to connect Solwezi to Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo at a cost of US$4 million. Briefing stakeholders at a meeting held at Floriana Lodge yesterday, FQM...

Mbala transporters cry foul over FRA’s failure to pay dues

Mbala Chambers of Commerce and Industry has petitioned the Food Reserved Agency (FRA) over delayed payments to local Transporters who werecontracted to ferry maize from different buying centers to Omnia depot Chambers of Commerce and Industry Chairman Peter Mutale told...

ZESCO owed over K60 billion by former miners

The Zambia Electricity and Supply Corporation (ZESCO) says it is owed over K60 billion Kwacha in unpaid electricity bills from people living in former Mine  townships on the Copperbelt. And the Energy Regulation Body (ERB) has called on the Media...

ZRA realises K6.4 trillion from taxes

THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) realised K6.4 trillion from various taxes with Pay-As-You Earn (PAYE) contributing K1.9 trillion. The taxes that contributed to the ZRA revenue were that of Income Tax, Value-Added-Tax (VAT), Customs and Excise as well as Mineral...

Areeba Dragged again to court in Ghana, This time over Qos

A class action has been taken against Scacom Ghana Limited, operators  of Ghana’s biggest mobile phone network, Areeba, for violating relevant  provisions of the National Communications Authority (NCA) Act and  bregulations for high quality of service. The action comes in...

Sell of 49% shares of Zambia National Commercial Bank to Rabobank was done

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) President Edith Nawakwi has maintained that the sale of the Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) 49 percent shares to Rabobank of the Netherlands was done fraudulently. Ms Nawakwi says the Zambian Law does not...
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