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WHY we got it all wrong on taxation…..

By Reasonata Taxation has been defined by economists as the reduction of both purchasing power and investment. The former being PAYE deducted from employees and the latter funds that should have been used to create more wealth by companies. A … read more »

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Spirited debate about tomatoes, graduates, enterprise and jobs

By Sakwiba Sikota The last few weeks have seen a spirited debate about tomatoes, graduates, enterprise and jobs. We have also witnessed mobs of people walking around with rotten tomatoes searching for Stella in order to hurl them at the … read more »

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ZRST urge transporters to be equally responsible for road safety

“All those using the road network, either as pedestrians, cyclists or in a vehicle, have a responsibility to act in a safe manner”. Lusaka, Zambia – 6th April 2015. The Zambia Road Safety Trust extends its deepest condolences to the … read more »

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Men of God……..nay gold; stop robbing the poor!

During this sacred week as we commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, I am reminded of how some men of God……..nay men of gold are subtly using the world of God to rob the poor. Not so … read more »

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Zambia’s K5.4 Billion Road Sector Budget

“Road travel should not be riskier than any other daily activity we undertake. Also tackling corruption in the road sector will require a comprehensive response of integrated measures”. By Daniel Mwamba The National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) just announced the … read more »

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Keep on course Zambia’s economic Destiny

BY REASONATA So our country once again has sworn in a 6th President Edgar Lungu to lead us up to yet another election in 2016. So short a period that it defies logic. A situation brought about by unusual changes … read more »

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PROMOTING TRIBAL TALK – Tongas against the rest of Zambians is not safe ground

By Mulenga Kaela Recently (March 17, 2015) there was an article carried by Zambia Reports entitled: “Opinion: Tribalism, Regionalism, and Nepotism”, by Chanda Chimba, III (Ch III). Chimba is the same notorious free lancer behind “Stand Up for Zambia” series … read more »

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ActionAid Concerned with President Lungu’s Directive

By Pamela Chisanga, ActionAid Concerned with President Lungu’s Directive to Effect Changes by April 8 the to the New Mining Tax Regime ActionAid Zambia is concerned by President Edgar Lungu’s directive to the Minister of Finance and the Minister of … read more »

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13 Reasons Why Zambians in the UK are better off than at home

The best way to appreciate Britain is from outside of the UK. The place has many things to recommend life and also some down sides too. I’ll tell you more about the good things about living in the UK first, … read more »

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