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98 ViewsBy Silvia Bwalya Zambia’s main food price – mealie meal has gone up. In the capital Lusaka a 25kg has risen from K59 000 to K69 000. According to a survey carried by Zambian Eye, Millers increased the price of the commodity from about K53 000 last week to K60 000 while roller meal […]

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Investments for Diaspora

114 ViewsBy Masheke Akashambatwa Madison Assets, a Zambian Financial and Investments firm has embarked on a process of sensitizing Zambian’s living abroad about the Investments options available back home. Madison asset Management Company provides savings and investment plans for corporate and individuals. The Company has indicated that their principle investment plans are Unit trusts- which […]

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105 ViewsThe Mining Taxation Project under Domestic Taxes recently undertook a study tour to Norway to visit the Norwegian Tax Administration and other Norwegian Government Agencies. The tour was undertaken from 22nd October to 2nd November 2012 at the request of the Zambia Revenue authority (ZRA). The tour comes at the time when debate on […]

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Mealie meal shortage is artificial claims Agriculture Minister

103 ViewsMealie meal, Zambia’s staple food has continued being in short supply in some parts of the country for the last two weeks now but Agriculture Minister Emmanuel Chenda says the shortage is artificial. ZNBC reports that Chenda says all reports about mealie meal shortages are coming from Border towns where the commodity is being […]

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Luapula the sleeping giant!

90 ViewsMwense’s Isubila Palm Oil Plantation in Luapula Province is home to this resourceful tree. The thickness of a palm tree trunk varies. Some palm trees have trunks that are no thicker than an inch. Many are between 4 and 24 inches thick. They may be a short shrub, or a tree that reaches 100 […]

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79 ViewsBy 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 […]

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More money in your pocket: Luanshya Mine awards workers 26% pay rise

119 ViewsChina 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 […]

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Allocation of K1.5 billion to Office of First Lady is for transparancy – State House

186 ViewsState 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 […]

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73 ViewsMine 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 […]

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In Focus: Facing South but bound North

105 ViewsBy 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 […]

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