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Proflight boosts tourism at ZATEX

Proflight Zambia has joined hands with tourism industry stakeholders to promote and sponsor the 2017 Zambia Tourism Expo ZATEX with the theme ‘responsible tourism; a sustainable choice for development.’ The airline is devoted to providing safe, efficient, reliable and friendly flight services to tourism and business travellers travelling across the country and beyond. Proflight as […]

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Syngenta and USAID/Feed the Future invest $1.8 million to help smallholder farmers in Zambia

Syngenta in Zambia, through its subsidiary MRI Seed, has partnered with the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programme implemented by Fintrac Inc., to help smallholder farmers gain access to high-quality, disease-free horticultural seedlings, giving them the opportunity to become commercially viable vegetable farmers. The programme aims […]

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Zambian Breweries backs RTSA road safety campaign

Zambian Breweries has handed over a K200,000 cheque to the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) as part of its partnership, support and commitment to ensuring road safety. Zambian Breweries has a standing partnership and commitment with RTSA. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which the two-signed last year is aimed at curbing drink driving and […]

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Stanbic backs e-NAPSA to improve pension administration

Stanbic Bank Zambia has become one of the first banks to integrate the e-NAPSA platform, which aims at improving the management of statutory pension contributions in the country. The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) launched the e-NAPSA platform on Friday, which enables employers and employees to transact their pension contributions online, and flagged off the […]

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NAPSA boss commends Zambeef on local ownership

When you’re speaking with Zambeef non-executive director Yollard Kachinda “You’re speaking to an ordinary person like everybody else but with the understanding and extra responsibility to ensure that the work being done at NAPSA goes to benefit its members”. The Director General for the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA), who recently joined as one of […]

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Stanbic urges Government to carve new policy from 2017 Infrastructure Symposium

Stanbic Bank Zambia has urged the government to turn the pertinent resolutions of the 2017 Housing and Infrastructure Symposium into policy that will boost infrastructure development in Zambia. Wrapping up the Symposium last Friday, David Humphreys, the Global Sector Head for Power and Infrastructure at Standard Bank, Stanbic’s parent company, said the important resolutions of […]

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Agriculture 3.0 – the promise of a data-driven sector in which commercial farmers harness satellite technology and the power of the internet – is the future for Zambia according to connectivity specialists Paratus Telecom Zambia. Zambian agriculture is progressing from labour-intensive subsistence agriculture to increasingly industrial agriculture using tractors, combined harvesters, chemical fertilisers and hybrid […]

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ZRA targets to raise K8 billion in penalties amnesty

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has targeted to raise over K8 billion in an amnesty on interest and penalties launched today. ZRA Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda has told a media briefing that the amnesZRA CG Chandaty will run from 24th April to 31st July, 2017. Mr. Chanda says during this period, taxpayers are expected to […]

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Zambians: Why are we poor?

By DR. Kelvin. M. Sokuni The reason Zambia and its people is poor is because the educated people cannot think better than the uneducated people when it comes to generating wealth. The only thing degree holders and master degree holders and doctors know is to look for someone to work for. They have no idea […]

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RUSSIA’S Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah’s Witness Church describing it as an extremist organization, reports Cable News Network (CNN) The ruling means the Jehovah’s Witness are considered more like the radical Islamic State members. Islamic State members are considered terrorists – this means the Jehovah’s Witness are now categorised as terrorists in Russia. Lawyer […]

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