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ZNBC owes NAPSA, ZRA K242 Million, reveals Information Minister

189 ViewsGovernment has disclosed that the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has a backlog of K242 million in statutory obligations owed to the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) and the National Pensions Scheme Authority (NAPSA). Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Mwansa Kapeya said ZNBC faces huge operational challenges, making it financially unstable with heavy reliance […]

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191 ViewsThe retail price of mealie meal in Luwingu district in the Northern province has reached K80.00 for the breakfast and K75.00 for roller meal respectively. A check at the main market and Burma market in Luwingu revealed that business houses have increased the commodity because of transport costs from Lusaka and the Copperbelt provinces. […]

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PACRA registers 27, 000 companies

243 ViewsThe Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has registered 27,000 businesses across the country this year. This is 3,000 higher than last year when the agency captured 24,000 new businesses on its register. PACRA Public Relations Officer Vaida Njobvu said the companies being registered are involved in the tourism, construction, agriculture and mining sectors. […]

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Audito General Chifungula deserves support, not insults – FDD

158 ViewsPress Release Madam Anna Chifungula, the Auditor General, deserves support and not threats and insults for the excellent job that she has been doing in highlighting abuse and theft of public funds by senior government officials both present and past. We wish to condemn in strongest terms the threats and insults that Hon. Rogers […]

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339 ViewsZambeef has denied sending 500 employees out of employment by not renewing their contracts but confirmed that it has actually not renewed contracts of it’s 300 employees. Zambian Eye yesterday, December 7, 2013 published a story that Zambeef had not renewed contracts of it’s 500 employees. But the company has argued saying the number […]

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500 employees laid off at Zambeef

429 Views500 workers at Zambeef have had their contract not renewed by the company in a move those affected links to the recently aromatic aldehydes saga which the company uses to preserve meat products, which was also suspected to be the same chemical used to embalm dead human bodies. Accoring to a letter leaked to […]

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Sata launches Kariba Power Generator, declares begining of ending load-shadding

291 ViewsPRESIDENT Michael Sata has commissioned the first Generator unit at the $278 million Kariba North Bank extension power station which is expected During the commission in Siavonga District on December4,2013, President Sata said that the launch is the beginning of the fight against load shading in the country and shows the commitment of the […]

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PF govt must continue borrowing – Councilor

166 ViewsKitwe’s Riverside Ward Councilor Christopher Kang’ombe  has urged the PF government  to  continue borrowing in order to support its developmental agenda. Kang’ombe said that borrowing by government is necessary and inevitable given the ambitious infrastructural development agenda been speared by the PF since assuming power. “A typical example is the loan from India for […]

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Mobile workers less stressed

247 ViewsEconomic volatility has increased pressure on Zambian workers with 78% reporting that they are seeing more stress-related illness since the downturn, finds the latest survey from Regus, the global workplace provider. But businesses can help change this trend as workers identified flexible working as critical to help ease work-related stress (96%). Stress-related illness can […]

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275 ViewsBarrick Lumwana Mine General Manager, Bill Macnevin, says his company will remain committed and resolute to the fight against HIV/AIDS because it has an impact on productivity. Mr Macnevin says the mining company takes interest in participating in the fight against HIV to ensure zero occurrences of negative practices in surrounding communities. He says […]

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