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Posts published in “Day: October 3, 2014

Mopani-Glencore Claim to Tax Refund Cannot Be Taken Seriously

[Christian Aid]A mining company's claim that it is owed a substantial VAT refund in Zambia is impossible to take seriously because of continuing secrecy around an investigation of allegations that the same company evaded a large amount of tax in the co...

Actionaid Says Mines Arm Twisting Zambia Over Tax Refunds

[Zambia Reports]Action Aid Zambia says that the threat of job cuts by the mines if they do not get their Value Added Tax refunds may be meant to arm twist government ahead of the presentation of the 2014/15 national budget.

Dangote Demands Shamenda Apology

[Zambia Reports]The Dangote Industries Zambia versus Fackson Shamenda bribe scandal has taken another twist the Nigerian giant company giving the Zambian Labour Minister 24 hours to apologize or face legal action.

Slow Down On Unplanned Expenditure, Urges Magande

[Zambia Reports]Former Finance Minister N'gandu Magande says that it his prayer that the 2015 national budget is prudent enough not to have an overburdening budget overrun.

Tilyenji Strikes Advocates of His Removal

[Zambia Reports]Long serving UNIP president Tilyenji Kaunda has not taken kindly to calls for his resignation for having served the party for too long without any tangible success.

Couple Held Over Fatal Cleansing

[Times of Zambia]POLICE are holding a man of Kasumwa Village in Chief Kalaba's area in Mansa and his wife for allegedly conspiring to have their 12-year-old daughter defiled, as part of a cleansing ritual.

Give Old People Total Free Medicare – NGO

[Times of Zambia]HELP Age Zambia has appealed to Government to consider giving old people total free access to medical services and drugs.

Ex-Kabwe Council Director Arrested

[Times of Zambia]A FORMER Kabwe Municipal Council director of engineering services has been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for abuse of authority.

Saulos Launches ‘Komboni Ambassador’ DVD

[Times of Zambia]RENOWNED actor Patrick Salubusa otherwise popularly known as Saulos is today and tomorrow expected to launch his latest comedy DVD entitled Komboni Ambassador at the Lusaka Playhouse.

Netballers Cash in K12,000

[Times of Zambia]MWAMONA Engineering and Technical Services yesterday pledged to give the Zambia netball team K12,000 for qualifying for the Sydney 2015 World Cup.

Zambia Cuts Zim’s Golf Lead

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday sliced Zimbabwe's lead at the ongoing Africa Golf Confederation (AGC) President's Cup in Kitwe by one shot as team captain Timothy Sondashi roared back in form with the best individual performance of the third round.

Miss Zambia Picks Final 12

[Times of Zambia]THE country's most prestigious competition, Miss Zambia Golden Jubilee 2014, has just begun with 12 final hopefuls successfully named from all the 10 provinces.

Masumba Denied Bail Again

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka high court has again dismissed former deputy minister Steven Masumba's request for bail pending his appeal to the Supreme Court against his 12-month prison sentence.

Nakambala Draw Leaves Blow, Says Chambeshi

[Times of Zambia]BESTON Chambeshi has said Wednesday's draw with Nakambala Leopards has put Nkana's title defence in a difficult situation.

Let’s Toast Zambia’s Increased FDIS

[Times of Zambia]On a yearly basis, the local economy has been recording steady increase in these actualised FDIs, signifying some growing investor confidence in the country's economic scenario.

Revitalised Arrows Eyeing Top Eight

[Times of Zambia]FORMER league champions, Red Arrows have now set their sights on a top eight finish after winning three matches in a roll to move out of the relegation zone with four matches remaining before the close of the 2014 MTN-FAZ Premier Leagu...

Janza Needs Help – Kambwili

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has directed the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to find an assistant for Chipolopolo coach Honour Janza ahead of the remaining Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

FRA Deadline Cut

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency, (FRA) has announced that it will stop purchasing maize from farmers on October 7.

Impact Band Makes Impact in Ndola

[Times of Zambia]ALL boys band, Impact were a marvel to watch at Ndola's Bo' jangles at the weekend as they took people back to back with music of then and now.

Zambia Tops in FDI Inflows

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is topping other 16 landlocked African countries in foreign investment inflows.