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1,875 ViewsLabour Minister Fackson Shamenda has launched a complaint to the police about what he said people inciting a revote on the minimum wage. Mr. Shamenda says those that will be interrogated by the police should not take this as political as he is just following the law. He said he had consulted the Attorney […]

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Ex-Zamtel workers attempt to walk from Kitwe to State House

2,531 ViewsOver 80 former Zamtel workers on Monday protested on the Copperbelt province and attempted to walk to State House in Lusaka to seek audience with President Michael Sata. The workers want President Sata to help them get back their jobs in Zamtel as promised during campaigns. Mr. Sata and his PF party in the […]

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Opposition is inciting vendors to rise against PF govt, claims Col. Chanda

2,766 ViewsLusaka province Minister Col Gerry Chanda has claimed that the opposition is inciting street vendors to rise against the elected PF government. Col Chanda revealed that he had information that some politicians from the opposition were inciting the street vendors to defy government direction to leave the streets in order to create problems that […]

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1,985 ViewsFifty-four Tanzanian nationals have been arrested by the Zambian Immigration Department for illegally mining gold in Kabwe, north of Lusaka. The illegal immigrants were arrested during a joint operation conducted by a combined team of the state security from Immigration Department and the Drug Enforcement Commission. Spokesperson for Immigration Department  Mr. Justine Siame confirmed […]

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4,121 ViewsREMARKS BY Mr. ALEXANDER B. CHIKWANDA, MP – MINISTER OF FINANCE WE MAKE A PASSIONATE PLEA TO CHINA NON-FERROUS METALS CORPORATION TO LIST ON THE LUSAKA STOCK EXCHANGE. IN FACT, WE WISH TO APPEAL TO ALL COMPANIES OF MEANINGFUL SIZE TO LIST ON THE LUSAKA STOCK EXCHANGE (LUSE). FOR GOVERNMENT OWNED COMPANIES POPULARLY KNOWN […]

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Airtel rates best network in Malawi

1,847 ViewsA quarterly Network performance assessment report released by Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) a few days ago shows that Airtel  is, by far, the number one quality network in Malawi. The MACRA report looks at the performance of the two mobile phone service providers in the months of October, November and December in 2011 […]

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PF Govt fails to get an Australian investor on Munali Nickel Mine

3,370 ViewsEfforts to recapitalize the defunct Albidon Munali Nickel mine has hit a snag after talks by government and an Australian investor who had shown interest have failed. The Patriotic Front government had announced in February 2012 that two investors were interested to take over the operations at Munali Nickel mine in Mazabuka, Southern province. […]

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Consult my office before firing a worker says Shamenda

1,960 ViewsEMPLOYERS who will lay off workers as a result of the increase in the minimum wage without the approval of the Labour Office will face the wrath of the law, Minister of Labour and Social Security Fackson Shamenda says. And the United House and Domestic Workers Union of Zambia (UHDWUZ) says the union will […]

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3,207 ViewsHeads of Procurement (HoP) from a number of Multilateral Development Banks* met in the EBRD Headquarters in London to discuss selected topics in regards to procurement under projects financed by the Banks. The HoP meets every 9 months and have during the last 10 years achieved considerable progress in the harmonization of MDB procurement […]

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1,796 ViewsThe Outlook for 2012-16 Highlights The president, Michael Sata, and his party, the Patriotic Front (PF), will remain in power in 2012-16. Political stability will be maintained, although it is likely to be marred by occasional social and labour unrest. • The government is expected to strike a balance between redistributing wealth and sustaining […]

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