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TIZ SAYS UPND’S CORRUPTION FIGHT A MOCKERY

By Chileshe Mwango  Transparency International Zambia -TIZ- has described the reported immunity deal struck between Former Konkola Copper Mines -KCM- Provisional Liquidator Milingo Lungu and the state as a mockery of the UPND administration's professed commitment to fighting corruption.  TIZ Executive Director Maurice Nyambe tells Phoenix News that…
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LOW WORKER RETENTION IN EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY WORRYING

By Michael Kaluba  The low retention of workers in the extractive industry that has declared thousands redundant over the past decade has worried mine-worker unions despite government's review of the mining fiscal regime and the prevailing record high copper prices on the international market.  In excess of 10,000 employees lost their jobs in the…
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ZRA RECORDS 98.8% INCREASE IN MINING COMPANY TAX COLLECTIONS

By Patricia Male The Zambia Revenue Authority –ZRA- has recorded an increase in mining company tax collections for the first quarter of 2022. ZRA Acting Corporate Communications Manager Oliver Nzala says the mining and quarrying sector has continued to be the largest contributor to gross revenue collections recorded in the first quarter of both…
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