Daily Archives: Nov 9, 2011

RTSA, police to curb traffic offences

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) in partnership with the Zambia Police Service is to come up with a national strategic plan to combat traffic offences. RTSA Executive Director, Fredrick Mwalusaka says his organisation is saddened with the increase in traffic offences which in many … read more »

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UNZA Medical Student Found Dead

A 5th Year University of Zambia-UNZA-medical student has been found dead in his room at the Ridgeway campus. Kelvin Sinyangwe who was also a member of the UNZA medical students association was found by his colleagues after raising alarm on his whereabouts. Some of his … read more »

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Five Criminals Arrested In Lusaka

Police in Lusaka have arrested five dangerous criminals and recovered an AK 47 rifle. The suspects are linked to some serious offences committed in the city. Lusaka Police Commissioner, Charity Katanga said the suspects will appear in court soon. The law enforcement agency has … read more »

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Zambia to Export Maize to Nine Countries

The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is to export over One Million Metric tones of maize to about nine countries. FRA Executive Director David Matongo says the agency will export maize to among other countries Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa. He says a total of 1,067,000 metric … read more »

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Prioritise Agriculture Govt. Told

The PF government has been urged to channel adequate resources to the agriculture sector. The Zambia cooperative federation (ZCF) says productive sectors like agriculture need large investment to increase productivity. ZCF Chairperson, James Chirwa says the sector needs improvements in infrastructure an extension services. Meanwhile, … read more »

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UNZA Don urges ZRA to Erase Corrupt Tag.

A University of Zambia Don has challenged government to redress the negative public perception that the ZambiaRevenue Authority (ZRA) is corrupt. Donald Chanda, Lecturer in the school of development studies says the authority needs to be more transparent in its operations. Mr Chanda … read more »

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Flame promotions sue rajani mahtani

Finance bank Zambia major shareholder, Rajani Mahtani and finance bank Zambia limited have been sued for fraudulently opening 2 bank accounts in the names of Flame promotions limited. According to two statements of claim filed in the Lusaka high court by flame promotions and procurement … read more »

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Pupils arrested for exam malpractice in kapiri mponshi

17 pupils in Kapiri-Mposhi district in Central Province have been arrested for allegedly engaging in exam malpractices. Central Province Police Commissioner, Dr. Solomon Jere has confirmed the development saying the pupils were found with exam leakages. In a related development a Headmaster and Headmistress … read more »

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Government urged to reintroduce windfall tax

The Civil Servants and Allied Workers Union of Zambia has asked government to reintroduce the windfall tax and reduce the tax burden on other sectors. Union president Davy Chiyobe says government should bring back the windfall or the mineral royalty tax for … read more »

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