Daily Archives: Jun 1, 2012

Veep warns tax evaders

Vice President Guy Scott has warned that government will not tolerate any tax evasion. Speaking in Kitwe this afternoon when he officially opened the 55th Copperbelt, Mining, Agriculture and Commercial Show, whose theme is “hard work, innovation for sustained productivity”, … read more »

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Zambia: ex-leader’s son Andrew Banda arrested

Andrew Banda, a son of Zambia’s ex-President Rupiah Banda and the deputy high commissioner to India, has been arrested in Lusaka for corruption. Mr Banda is accused of taking a bribe from an Italian road construction firm of more than … read more »

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Sata speaks out on dual citizenship

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has voiced out his concern over the adoption of dual citizenship for Zambians, saying this may deprive the majority “voiceless” Zambians of opportunities. Mr Sata said people should not be “selfish” but should choose whether to be … read more »

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“Dumping place” Zambia struggles with soaring youth unemployment

Zambian youth are worried. Skyrocketing rates of unemployment plague one of the poorest countries in southern Africa. Earlier this week, nine people seeking casual work in the northern town of Mpulungu died in a stampede. This first article in a … read more »

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Zambia Donates Five Million Litres of Fuel to Malawi

Years of diplomatic incidents between Malawi and Zambia culminated recently in Zambia’s donation of five million liters of fuel to Malawi. The gift was ostensibly for the funeral of the country’s late President Bingu wa Mutharika, who died on 5 April … read more »

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I’m not a pretender – Mampi

EVICTED Big Brother housemate Mirriam Mukape, aka Mampi, says she couldn’t last in the reality show because she’s not a pretender. And Mampi’s fiancé Dominic Yobe was not at the airport yesterday to welcome the singing sensation back from South … read more »

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Honda opens Kitwe branch

HONDA Zambia managing director Marco Comana has accused some countries in the Far East of being very good at imitating and copying his company’s automobile products. Comana was speaking in Kitwe on Tuesday during the official opening of Honda Kitwe … read more »

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Freight association welcomes corruption probe at Nakonde

THE Zambia Freight and Forwarding Association says allegations of corruption among ZRA staff at Nakonde border were serious. The Zambia Revenue Authority has announced that it will institute investigations into the alleged corruption among some of its staff at Nakonde … read more »

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Zambian company wins global award for quality

A Zambian engineering firm has won a prestigious global award for quality and excellence at the Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D) international quality summit in New York. Ng’andu Consulting Limited, a wholly Zambian-owned company with branches in Rwanda and South Sudan, … read more »

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