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Posts published in “Day: December 21, 2011

Referees Named for Twiga Match

Zambian referees have been appointed to officiate at the African Women Championship's encounter that will pit the national soccer team, Twiga Stars against their Namibian counterparts in Windhoek mid January next year.Tanzania Football Federation (TFF)...

OYDC Raises K63 Million

THE Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) raised K63 million during last weekend's inter-ministerial sports tournament, with executive director Clement Chileshe saying the money would be used to sustain the centre.

Agro Sector On Right Path

ZAMBIA's agricultural performance in 2011 has yet again reached higher levels and considering the potential it carries, the sector is expected to do much more in the 2011/2012 harvesting season.

ZRA Tax Chat

This week we look at exceptions to turnover tax. We hope that the confusion surrounding who should be on turnover tax will be dealt with through this article.

Eight Luanshya Miners Reintated

EIGHT workers at Luanshya Copper Miners (CLM) who were dismissed following an industrial unrest last week, have been reinstated.

IMF Hails Country’s Economic Progression

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is impressed with Zambia's economic progression, has said the 2012 national Budget is a positive start for the new Government and pledged continued support towards the country's efforts in implementing its d...

Injured Mbesuma On the Mend

ZAMBIA soccer coach Herve Renard yesterday got a timely boost for next month's African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals after South Africa-based burly striker, Collins Mbesuma declared himself fit again to play.

Kaweche Application Rejected

LUSAKA High Court Judge, Albert Woods has dismissed an application by losing Patriotic Front Malambo constituency parliamentarian candidate, Kaweche Kaunda's lawyers to amend the petition to have MMD winning candidate Maxwell Mwale cited as one of the ...

President Sata Counsels Judges

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged new High Court judges to ensure fair and speedy dispensation of justice as prisons in the country are congested with people awaiting trial.

‘Siliya Acted Against Rules’

THE commission of inquiry investigating the purchase of a radar system yesterday heard that former Communications and Transport minister, Dora Siliya went against professional advice and awarded a contract to an Italian firm through single-sourcing.

Timber Harvesting Rate Worrying – Simuusa

THE high rate of timber harvesting in the country will affect the conservation of trees needed to mitigate various negative effects such as climate change, Mines and Natural Resources Minister Wilbur Simuusa has said.

Renard Asks for Patience

ZAMBIA national soccer team coach Herve Renard has asked Zambians to have faith in the team ahead of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) by avoiding dwelling on negatives before the finals to be co-hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

Pepsi Deal Under Probe

HOME Affairs Minister, Kennedy Sakeni has directed the police to ensure that the law takes its course in the matter in which former Finance and National Planning Minister, Situmbeko Musokotwane is alleged to have irregularly granted a tax holiday to Va...

Mulenga Sata Granted Injunction

THE Lusaka High Court has granted an injunction to President Michael Sata's son, Mulenga restraining Committee of Citizens executive director, Gregory Chifire and owner of the Zambian Watchdog blog, Lloyd Himaambo from publishing or broadcasting defama...

Power Turn to Chitalu After Mapande Snub

POWER Dynamos' youth product Venecious Mapande has turned down the chance to return to Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe, opting to join Zesco United.

Walvis Bay – Services of Members, Shipping Lines

A FORTNIGHT ago on Walvis Bay Corner, we discussed shipping lines and routes calling at the Port of Walvis Bay and other services by the member shipping line companies of the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG).

State Works On Inflation

Finance Deputy Minister Alfreda Mwamba has said the Government is working out measures aimed at stabilising the rate of inflation in the country.