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Census report for Zambia launched

The Zambia 2010 Census of Population and Housing national analytical report was this week launched in which, it revealed that out of 2.5 million youths in the labour force, 16.7 per cent are unemployed. Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba … read more »

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Zambia Mines GDP contribution to hit $1bn in 2015

ZAMBIA’s mining contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow to US$1.35 billion by the year 2015, due to increased mining activities. According to the Zambia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), reconciliation report, contribution to GDP was … read more »

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ActionAid stands by Zambia Sugar Tax report

ActionAid International Zambia Country Director Pamela Chisanga has maintained that the new investigation carried out by her organization which has exposed Zambia Sugar Company’s tax avoidance is a true reflection of the situation on the ground. Speaking at a public … read more »

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Zambia Sugar Plc accused of Zambia tax avoidance

The Zambian sugar-producing subsidiary of Associated British Foods, a FTSE100 company, contributed virtually no corporation tax to the state’s exchequer between 2007 and 2012, and none at all for two of those years. The firm, Zambia Sugar, has recently posted … read more »

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Zambia loses KR46.7m in shaddy deals

THE latest Auditor-general (AG)’s report has revealed errors where Government was charged US$8.9 million (KR46.7 million) as penalty in an irregularly awarded contract for the supply of eight fire tenders, of which only two have been supplied. In another development, … read more »

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ZAMBIA Mining sector needs thorough clean-up

Times of Zambia WE are elated by the message from Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda that Government will work out solid measures to boost tax collection from the mining sector. This is good news in that mining still remains the fulcrum … read more »

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Kwacha continues falling

THE Kwacha has continued to lose ground against the greenback and is expected to be under pressure as continued dearth in supply will leave the Kwacha with very little support against a relatively strong demand. According to the Zanaco daily … read more »

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Pressure mounts on Lubinda to quit

LUSAKA District Patriotic Front (PF) chairperson Goodson Banda says his committee wants Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda to step down immediately as per recommendations of the disciplinary committee. But PF Secretary General Wynter Kabimba said in an interview yesterday that … read more »

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Kabimba has not yet received Lubinda’s report

PF secretary general Wynter Kabimba has said that he has not yet received the report from the Edgar Lungu-led disciplinary committee. Mr Kabimba was speaking yesterday when he was contacted for comment on Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda’s case. Mr … read more »

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