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Glencore’ Mopani told to pay more taxes

LUSAKA – Zambia has asked commodity trader Glencore’s Mopani Copper Mines for unpaid taxes after an audit of the subsidiary, leaked earlier this year, revealed it had underpaid mining dues, Minister of Finance and National Planning Situmbeko Musokotwane has said. … read more »

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Glencore clean-up in Zambia backed by EU loan

Commodities giant Glencore has used loans guaranteed by British and European taxpayers to clear up its own pollution mess in Zambia, it has emerged. Its activities will be cited by a group of 50 European politicians who are today calling … read more »

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UK immigration clamp to hit foreign students – families and work ban blow for Zambian Students

Under the new rules which come into effect this April, foreign students at the many private colleges in the UK will be banned from doing any work or allowed to bring in their spouses or family members… The rules are … read more »

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UK Immigration: No more free NHS for “foreigners” in Britain, this includes “indefinite leave to remain” Visas

Foreigners who refuse to pay for treatment in NHS hospitals will be banned from Britain under new moves to reduce the £10million a year lost through “health tourism”. Foreigner is a person in a country who is not a citizen … read more »

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Vice- President George Kunda attends 3rd Africa-European Union summit

Vice- President George Kunda arrives tomorrow in Libya’s capital, Tripoli , to attend the 3rd Africa-European Union summit which opens next week Monday. Zambia’s Ambassador and permanent representative to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa … read more »

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British Government unveils migrant workers cap

The number of migrant workers coming to Britain from outside the EU will be cut by a fifth and capped at 21,700 from next year, Home Secretary Theresa May said today. Mrs May said there will also be a new … read more »

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UK Immigration cap target foreign students

An enormous cut in students from outside Europe and migrants joining families in the UK would be needed to meet David Cameron’s pledges on immigration, a report said today. It would mean halving student arrivals – a cut of 87,000 … read more »

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Canada health aid to Zambia suspended

Canada has suspended a $14.5-million aid program to Zambia’s Health Ministry after learning that embezzlers have stolen millions of dollars from foreign donors, including the Canadian government. Several other donors, including Sweden and the Netherlands, have also suspended aid to … read more »

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Zambia: Inflation continues dropping

By TRYNESS MBALE ZAMBIA’S inflation rate has continued to decrease, slipping to 7.3 percent in October from 7.7 percent in September because of a reduction in the cost of non-food items. The Central Statistical Office (CSO) also announced in Lusaka … read more »

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