Daily Archives: Mar 16, 2012

10 Top Stories Making Headlines In Zambia on 16th March 2012

Rupiah Banda confirms his retirement from politics and says he will be going to Boston University in America to lecture in African Politics and leadership for three months. Rupiah Banda says if the PF wants to remove his immunity it … read more »

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Veep says it will be interesting to see MMD Zambian women naked

Vice President Guy Scott says it will be interesting to chance naked protesting MMD women led by their Women Chairperson Catherine Namugala. QFM News reports that Dr Scott who sent Parliament into laughter was responding to a question by Kanchibiya … read more »

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Zambia: CEC, AFC sign $1.2bn hydro-power project

COPPERBELT Energy Corporation Plc and the Africa Finance Corporation have signed a deal aimed at financing the construction of two hydro-power projects in Zambia. Under the deal, the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will finance the construction of the Kabompo and … read more »

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Reduce tax holiday threshold to $50,000 – ZACCI

THE Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI), has proposed that the tax holiday minimum threshold for local companies be reduced to US$ 50,000 following Government announcement that it will consider reviewing the minimum capital requirement to enhance growth of … read more »

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ZINC Aluminium Lead Copper Limited – 1,000 jobs to be created in Kabwe

ZINC Aluminium Lead Copper Limited (ZALCO) is set to become a major private sector employer with an additional 1,000 jobs expected to be created in Kabwe when its multi-million manufacturing and processing plant is completed next year. ZALCO officials have … read more »

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SDA Church shuns partisan politics

THE Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) will not engage in partisan politics, but proclaim God’s gospel of peace and salvation to everyone regardless of their political, social, and cultural affiliation. SDA world president, Ted Wilson said the Church would continue to … read more »

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Law Association of Zambia says decision to de-register MMD not in the public interest

[wide][/wide]THE Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has said the decision by the Chief Registrar of Societies to de-register the MMD was excessive and not in the public interest. Chief registrar of societies Clement Andeleki on Wednesday de-registered the former ruling … read more »

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Registration of sim cards begins in June, Govt

Government says Statutory Instrument No.65 of 2011which will makes it mandatory for sellers of mobile phone sim cards and the network operators to capture identity details of persons to whom a sim card is sold and the number assigned will … read more »

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ZAMBIA may remove duty on iron roofing sheet materials

GOVERNMENT is likely to remove import duty on materials used in the manufacturing of galvanised and corrugated iron roofing sheets to help the industry from collapse. And M.M. Integrated (MMI) Steel Mill Limited has injected US$55 million in the manufacturing … read more »

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