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Posts published in “Day: December 19, 2011

Govt Blocks Banda Retirement Perks

Zambia has frozen the retirement benefits of former president Rupiah Banda following his party's decision to retain him as its leader.

Masiye Motel Injuction Lifted

THE Kabwe High Court has lifted an injunction which was earlier granted to Masiye Motel in a matter in which former workers have sued and were claiming among others, outstanding terminal benefits salary arrears owed to them.

ZAMTEL Introduces Chalila

ZAMTEL has introduced a new product called Chalila that reduces costs on both voice and non-voice communications including internet use as a way of enhancing its mobile phone penetration into the local market.

Musokotwane Received K5 Billion – State House

STATE House has disclosed that ex-Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane received over K5 billion in salaries and various forms of emoluments from the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) at the time he served in various portfolios in Government.

Seven Die in Road Accidents

SEVEN people died in separate road traffic accidents across the country at the weekend, Zambia Police Service spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela has said.

Step Up Fight Against GBV, Kalulushi DC Urges Women

KALULUSHI District Commissioner (DC) Joyce Nsamba has urged women to continue the fight against Gender-based Violence (GBV) despite the end of the 16 Days of Activism against GBV on December 10.

Brace for Tourism Conference, Urges ZTB

THE Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) has urged stakeholders and investors in the hospitality industry to prepare for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly to maximise benefits from the joint hosting.

RB Benefits Frozen

GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect suspended the disbursement of entitlements and benefits to former Republican president Rupiah Banda following the announcement by the MMD that they had maintained Mr Banda as the party's interim president which is i...

KCM Assures Football Clubs of Support

KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has pledged to continue supporting Nchanga Rangers and three other clubs in the FAZ Premier League.

‘Fire Us but Pay Our Retirement Benefits’

KAWAMBWA Tea Company employees are ready to be dismissed as long as their employer pays them their full package including the 40 months salary arrears.

23 Called Up to Women Soccer Team

ZAMBIA women's soccer coach Enala Simbeye has named a 23-member squad to go into residential camping at the FAZ technical center in Lusaka today to start preparations for next month's Africa Cup qualifiers.

State Hails Girasoli

THE Government has paid tribute to outgoing Vatican Ambassador to Zambia Archbishop Nicola Girasoli for his contribution and his stance on advocating for peace in the country.

CEEC On Track Towards Generic Codes

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has made progress in ensuring that the development of the generic codes and score cards in accordance with its mandate of section 24 of the Citizens Economic Empowerment Act no 9 of 2009 is achieved.

Junior Golfer Walia Bags Malawi Open

LUSAKA budding golfer Abhinav Walia at the weekend made history when he won the 2011 Malawi Junior Open championship in Lilongwe, becoming the first Zambian junior to win an international title on foreign soil.

KPMG Offers Solution to Mining Tax Matrix

KPMG has offered to help find a common solution to the Zambian mining tax matrix in which mining companies are accused of tax avoidance and are perceived to be inadequately contributing to the national treasury.

SCZ Pleads for Govt Help to Settle Debt

THE Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) has appealed to Government to help settle its outstanding debt beyond the local sports governing body's current financial capacity.

Masupa Springs to Sata’s Defence

THE Independent Churches of Zambia (ICOZ) has defended President Michael Sata over his appointment of a 20-member technical team currently sitting to draft the new Republican Constitution.

Youths Urged to Acquire Skills

THE youths in Zambia have been challenged to equip themselves with entrepreneurial skills for them to participate in the economic development of the country.