Daily Archives: Nov 7, 2011

Zufiaw seeks low paye

The Zambia Union of Financial and Allied Workers has appealed for a downward shift in Pay As You Earn tax, which currently stands at 35 per cent. Union President, Cephas Mukuka has told Muvi TV Business that the move will allow increased disposable income for workers. Speaking … read more »

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PF government notes economic benefits

Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister, Robert Sichinga says economic growth must have a trickle down effect on the grass-root people. ZANIS reports that Mr Sichinga made the observation at the Doing Business in Zambia Seminar in Lusaka today. Mr Sichinga explained that developments … read more »

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Sata re-commits to promises

President Michael Sata says his government is determined to steer the agricultural sector in accordance with the Patriotic Front manifesto. The president has said this in a statement released by State house Presidential Assistant for Press and Public relations, George Chellah. Mr Sata … read more »

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Carbon tax review coming

The Carbon taxation system is set for review for the purpose enhancing implementation of climate changemitigation measures. Nkandu Luo, whose ministry is charged with environmental protection issues, has disclosed this today at a media seminar on climate change. The Minister of Local Government, Housing, … read more »

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Child health week observed

Ministry of Health Spokesperson, Kamoto Mbewe says the mysterious disease, which has broken out in Kalabo, western province might be typhoid. At least 78 cases have been reported in Kalabo since the outbreak of the disease and Dr Mbewe says tests … read more »

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2 workers crashed to death

Two workers at Rekays company in have died on the spot after glass panes they were attempting to off-load fell on them. The duo, identified as Whiteson Mwandya and Richard Kasonde, remained trapped under the glasses for about 30 minutes after the accident. Meanwhile, 4 of the … read more »

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Fuel supply disrupted

Fuel tank drivers at Indeni Oil Refinery in Ndola have gone on strike, a situation, which might affect the supply of petroleum products in the country. The drivers, all working for various companies, are demanding for better conditions of service. And Robert Buvalda … read more »

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Profund coach threatens to quit

PROFUND Warriors coach, Wilson Mwale has threatened to quit citing differences with the team manager, Boniface Lupaka. Mwale, whose team has just won promotion into the FAZ super league, has accused Lupaka of interfering in theoperations of the team’s technical bench. PROFUND … read more »

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More money in journalists’ pockets

Information, Broadcasting and Tourism Minister Given Lubinda has disclosed that government will soon revise the remuneration packages for journalists working in the public media. Mr. Lubinda said government was aware of the poor conditions of service and other remuneration packages … read more »

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