Hike In Fuel, Electricity Prices Will Hurt The Poor More – Chishimba

Hike In Fuel, Electricity Prices Will Hurt The Poor More – Chishimba

United Progressive People (UPP) President Dr. Saviour Chishimba says any increase in the price of fuel and electricity will hurt the poor more. The removal of subsidies on fuel and electricity are some of the conditions of the IMF bailout package. Dr. Chishimba says it is the poor who will lose jobs and pay high […]

Kwacha Regains Some Losses Against the Dollar

Kwacha Regains Some Losses Against the Dollar

THE Kwacha regained some of its losses against the US dollar following increased dollar inflows on the interbank as well as from exporters. According to Cavmont Bank Zambia daily market report, the currency pair opened at K10.025 / 10.075, but was later trading at K10.000 / K10.050 by afternoon. Market activity was mostly subdued on […]

Litebele Died Of Bleeding- UTH Doctor

Litebele Died Of Bleeding- UTH Doctor

University of Zambia UTH pathologist  Daniel Maswahu yesterday told the Lusaka High court that banker Lubinda Litebele who was allegedly shot by his wife died of excessive bleeding resulting from six gunshot wounds. This is in a case in which precious Longwe Litebele 30,  former customer care officer at BancABC of Woodlands Extension is accused of shooting […]

CSPR Wants Planning & Budgeting Bill Presented To Parley

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) says the planning and budgeting Bill should be presented to Parliament during its sitting which officially opens on Friday, 30th September. CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano says the bill once enacted into law will guide in allocating the budgetary threshold and will also determine the distributing mechanism. He […]

Govt Advised Against Compromising Tax Incidence

Govt Advised Against Compromising Tax Incidence

Government has been advised against compromising the tax incidence as the country prepares to navigate through the anticipated economic hardships arising from the IMF austerity measures. Economist Isaac Ngoma is urging government to ensure tax enforcement by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) is enhanced. In an interview with Qfm News, Mr. Ngoma says those that […]

RTSA To Set Up Power Tools Bus Serenje Accident Inquiry

RTSA To Set Up Power Tools Bus Serenje Accident Inquiry

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) will be setting up an inquiry to ascertain the cause of the accident were 22 people died involving a Power Tools Bus which also culminated into another accident where three officers died in Serenje district recently. Road Transport and Safety Agency Head Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga says a […]

Causes of Road Traffic Accidents In Zambia Revealed

The challenge to enforce all 206 traffic rules enshrined under the Road Traffic Act has been cited as one of the reasons road traffic accidents are still high in Zambia. Ministry of Transport and Communication Assistant Director for Road Safety Lubinda Sakanga says due to limited road safety enforcement personnel only up to 80 percent […]

Sex On High Demand In Kazungula

KAZUNGULA Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS district coordinator Deon Mulele says the district is recording four new cases of HIV infections daily. In an interview, Mulele said there was high demand for sex in the district due to construction of the Kazungula bridge and prolonged stay of truck drivers awaiting customs clearance. […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Press Statement By Zicta

ZAMBIA Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) is notifying the general public that SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7 has a factory defect as the affected device can overheat and pose a safety risk. Samsung Electronics Corporation has announced a recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in countries where the device has been launched. Although the […]

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