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Zambia’s longest-serving finance minister explains how multinationals avoid taxes

MULTINATIONAL companies are avoiding taxes by inflating their operational costs through the involvement of many foreign firms in transactions, says Ng’andu Magande. Meanwhile, Zambia Sugar has denied engaging in illegal practices aimed at reducing the amount of taxes paid to … read more »

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Reflections of a Dear leader ( 5) by Baba

Monday ” Pusa urges African leaders to put the nations interest first..a key note speech made at African conference ” daily news reports. Hmm what is he saying ..ekutumpa .. Tuesday “Brownie Found guilty of treachery” ,hmm ..but what of … read more »

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Muteteka pleads not guilty

FORMER Deputy Minister Moses Muteteka has appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to eight counts of abuse of authority of office and theft. Muteteka, 41, who is MMD Member of Parliament (MP) for Chisamba appeared before Lusaka Magistrate Fides … read more »

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Slow Livingstone works anger minister

SOUTHERN Province Minister Josephine Limata has castigated the Livingstone City Council (LCC) for the slow pace at which it is implementing projects in preparation for the hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in August this … read more »

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Contractors disappoint minister

EDUCATION Deputy Minister Neverlyn Wilombe has bemoaned the lack of seriousness by some Zambian contractors to deliver quality services when awarded contracts in infrastructure development. Professor Wilombe said for a long time, some local contractors had been failing to implement … read more »

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Former minister Muchima arrested

FORMER Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Deputy Minister Elijah Muchima has been arrested. He has been charged with one count of abuse of authority of office involving KR900,000 (K900 million). Mr Muchima, who is MMD Ikeleng’i Member of Parliament … read more »

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Stephen Masumba appointed new provincial minister for North-Western Province

President Sata has appointed newly-elected Mufumbwe PF Member of Parliament Stephen Masumba as provincial minister for North-Western Province. Masumba replaces Josephine Limataa, who has been transferred to Southern Province in the same capacity. This is contained in a statement issued … read more »

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Zambia: Presidential Elections 2011, Who will Win?

By Dr. By Mulenga Kaela Predicting an election outcome, especially in Africa, is a daunting job. Media in advanced countries always try to venture into this territory, by trying to influence or sway the public opinion. Our local independent media, … read more »

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‘Reject Patriotic Front Leader Michael Sata’ Dora

MMD Spokesperson Dora Siliya has urged the people of Mufulira and the entire Copperbelt to reject Patriotic Front Leader Michael Sata in this year’s general elections because he is a failure who failed to bring any meaningful development in the … read more »

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