Daily Archives: Jul 13, 2012

NEW MINIMUM WAGE IS RESPONSIVE TO COST OF LIVING, SAYS JCTR

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection acknowledges the new minimum wage announcement by the Minister of Labour, Hon. Fackson Shamenda as it shows that the government is cognizant of the need for workers salaries and wages to keep up with … read more »

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Zambian kills Malawian over pork chop

A Zambian national has been arrested in Malawi for allegedly stabbing a Malawian to death over a piece of roasted pork. Moses Lutepo, 17, of Lundazi is believed to have quarreled with Chawezi Soko, a Malawian, after he (Lutepo) ate … read more »

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Man gets 4 years for causing friend’s death

THE Ndola High Court has sentenced a 25-year-old man of Masaiti to four years imprisonment with hard labour for causing the death of his friend after slapping him. Ndola High Court Judge Petronella Ngulube on Wednesday convicted Kennedy Musonda, a … read more »

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Sibuyunji district realigned to Lusaka Province

PRESIDENT Sata has re-aligned the newly-created Sibuyunji district from Central to Lusaka Province. The President, who has already informed the provincial ministers responsible, said the move to re-align the new district is aimed at improving service delivery and public administration. … read more »

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Language gap, barrier to Germany tourism

By MONICA KAYOMBO in Berlin, Germany LACK of translated tourism material, links on best tourism destinations and tourism adverts on Zambia’s tourism sector from English to Germany has been a great barrier to many potential tourists from Germany, it has … read more »

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ZNFU calls for oil import cover

ZAMBIA National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has called on Government to develop a three month fuel import cover that will ensure productive sectors like agriculture are not affected by any international prices shocks. The Zambia Association of Chamber of Commerce and … read more »

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‘Hedge against fluctuations’

GOVERNMENT has called on business houses to hedge against currency fluctuations to mitigate any losses of imports and exports. This call comes following complaints by some stakeholders on the recent appreciation of the local unit by 10 percent that has … read more »

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Witness testifies against Dora

FORMER minister of Communications Transport Dora Siliya issued instructions to halt the contract for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of Zambia air traffic management surveillance radar system awarded to Thales Air Systems of South Africa , a State witness … read more »

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Public media viable

GOVERNMENT has said public media institutions are still viable business entities despite the financial challenges they are facing. Information and Broadcasting Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga said the Zambia Daily Mail, Times of Zambia and Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation will not … read more »

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