Daily Archives: Jun 16, 2012

Zambia Sugar workers end strike with pay deal

(Reuters) – A strike over wages at Zambia Sugar, a unit of South Africa’s Illovo Sugar, has ended after the company awarded permanent workers a 15 percent pay rise, the sugar producer and a union said on Saturday. Workers at … read more »

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Zambia tightens mine tax collection regulations

* Measures aimed at curbing cheating * Measures to be effective immediately (Reuters) – Zambia, Africa’s top copper producer, has tightened its regulations on taxation of mining companies to boost compliance and revenue collection, the minister of mines said on … read more »

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FIFA studying Sudan case

FIFA say they can only give a position on Chipolopolo’s case against Sudan in the coming week. In a reply to a press query sent to Zurich yesterday, FIFA said that it was too early for them to give a … read more »

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ACC, Auditor General’s Office sign MoU

ACC will exploit the prevailing political will to step up the fight against corruption, says director general Rosewin Wandi. Speaking during the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Anti Corruption Commission and the Auditor General’s Office, … read more »

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RDA, ZPPA need cleansing – Scott

VICE-President Dr Guy Scott says the Road Development Agency (RDA) and the Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) need cleansing and panel beating. Vice-President Scott’s comments come in the wake of revelations by the provincial administration in Muchinga Province that funds … read more »

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West-bound motorists to use 3 lanes on Great East Rd

THE Zambia Police says starting on Monday motorists will be using three lanes coming from the airport junction to Kabwe Roundabout. The Zambia Police traffic department will be carrying out the operation effective Monday, June 18, 2012 aimed at reducing … read more »

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Women conference urges proportional representation in constitution

THE women constitution conference has strongly called for proportional representation between men and women to be enshrined in the new Republican constitution. And Reverend Suzanne Matale, who is a member of the committee drafting the constitution, says the appointment the … read more »

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Government procurement agencies need cleansing – Mukanga

ALL government agencies and ministries dealing in procurement processes need cleansing to achieve efficiency and rid them of corruption, says works and supply minister Yamfwa Mukanga. On Thursday, Vice-President Dr Guy Scott said the Road Development Agency (RDA) and the … read more »

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Kaseba to lobby for more health funding

FIRST lady Dr Christine Kaseba says she will lobby for more funding to the health sector in the fight against cancer as it is affecting young people. And Livingstone City came to a standstill as residents paid their last respects … read more »

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