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By Sylvia Bwalya Some employers in Lusaka have continued to disregard issuing employees with protective clothing despite standing regulations requiring them to do so. A check at some industries in the light industrial area on Tuesday the 4th of December 2012 revealed that most companies provided protective wear for employees but without the requisite footwear […]

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China Nonferrous Metal Mining Corporation Luanshya Copper Mines Plc (CLM) has announced that it has awarded its unionized workers a salary increment of 26% across the board for the period 2013 – 2014. This was after the completion of the collective bargaining process and consequently the signing of the collective agreement and General Offices with […]

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State House now says the K1.5 billion allocated to the Office of First Lady in the 2013 National budget is merely for transparency and as a departure from the old culture of government incurring not budgeted or illegal expenditure. This allocation has raised debate as the Office of First Lady is not provided for constitutionally. […]

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Mine unions in Zambia are demanding a 50 percent pay rise, far above the 12 percent increase offered by companies, which could lead to labour unrest in Africa’s top copper producer, a source close to the negotiations said on Monday. Zambia’s largest mining union, the Mine Workers Union of Zambia, confirmed it was in talks […]

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By Zambian Eye Staff The second year in office of the Patriotic Front (PF) has started rather inauspiciously and on a note that suggests that their coming to office has changed little in the way things are done. Perhaps because there are too many of yesterday’s men in the leadership things have quickly settled down […]

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Opposition UPND party leader Hakainde Hichilema on Saturday called on the Patriotic Front government to immediately address the mealie meal shortages that has hit Copperbelt and other parts of the country. Hichilema explained that President Michael Sata and his government are to blame for the food shortages the country was facing. He accused the PF […]

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President Michael Sata is under pressure to deliver as time is running out. His Agriculture Minister Emmanuel Chenda has given Investrust bank in Kitwe 24 hours ultimatum to pay all the farmers that supplied maize grain to Food Reserve Agency – FRA. The Minister who visited the bank ordered that they work during the weekend […]

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Blame game, the Zambian government has passed the blame on Millers on the shortages and skyrocketing prices of the country’s steeple food – Mealie meal on the Copperbelt. Vice president Guy Scott accused millers of blackmail saying they ignored the advice given to them to buy maize for themselves on the open market up until […]

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Livingstone is the Tourist Capital of Zambia located in Central Africa, a must visit Destination City. It is endowed with diversity in culture, its strategic location between 4 Nations, 5 minutes into Victoria Falls town Zimbabwe, 15 minutes into Kasani Botswana, 35 minutes into Namibia and the same time into Angola creates a huge opportunity […]

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President Michael Sata has appointed Professor Clive Chirwa as Zambia Railways Limited Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. He replaces Knox Karima, who has been retired in national interest. President Sata in his letter of appointment to Professor Chirwa says he has deemed it appropriate and opportune to appoint him as Chief Executive Officer of […]

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