Daily Archives: Mar 6, 2013

Mukanga warns absentee MPs

PARLIAMENTARY Chief Whip, Yamfwa Mukanga has warned members of parliament against staying away from proceedings in the House, saying doing so was an act of dishonesty. According to a letter dated February 27, 2013 and addressed to all members of … read more »

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Lafarge forecasts demand growth

LAFARGE Cement Plc has forecast market growth for cement this year after posting an increase in 2012 profits. And Standard Chartered bank managed to increase its profits for a 10th consecutive time last year despite being hit by a huge … read more »

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ActionAid advises Zambia to re-negotiate tax treaty with Ireland

ZAMBIA should urgently re-negotiate its bilateral tax treaty with Ireland to halt multinationals flying the money out of this economy, says ActionAid. The charity, which recently documented alleged tax avoidance practices by Zambia Sugar – findings that have been disputed … read more »

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Haphazard drainage systems – Lusaka’s ongoing problem

Residents of Lusaka’s townships have received little attention from government, whom they claim has done little to improve water and sanitation facilities in the peri-urban areas of the city. LUSAKA, 11 August 2011 (IRIN) – Charity Muyumbana, 45, has spent … read more »

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$40m fuel storage to be constructed by Dalbit International

THE Government has engaged an East African firm Dalbit International Limited, to construct four fuel storage depots in four provinces at a cost of US$40.2 million (approximately KR200 million). Energy Deputy Minister Charles Zulu said the Government had engaged Dalbit … read more »

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Government apologise to the farming community

Government has apologized to the farming community and the entire nation for the late delivery of inputs in the 2012/2013 farming season. Farmers in the country have expressed disappointment over the late delivery of inputs in the 2012/2013 farming season, … read more »

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“At no time did Mr Storella nor Dr Kaunda persuade him to concede defeat” Banda

Former Republican President Rupiah Banda has refuted assertions that American Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella and first Republican President Kenneth Kaunda persuaded him to concede defeat when he lost the 2011 presidential elections. Mr Banda told Radio Phoenix in an … read more »

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Angola’s white elephant city

Built at a reported cost of $3.5-billion, it was supposed to solve Angola’s chronic post-war housing shortage and go some way to fulfil a 2008 election promise to provide one million homes in four years. But the Nova Cidade de … read more »

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