GOVT CONCERNED WITH LOW ABSORPTION RATE OF CDF

By Prudence Siabana Government has expressed concern with the low absorption rate of the Constituency Development Fund-CDF-. Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary- Development Corporation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Danies Chisenda says from the K2, 205,369,577.16 disbursed so far, only K84.05 million has been spent as at 30th June 2022…
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GOVERNMENT CASTIGATED FOR ‘FRUITLESS’ MINE TAX REGIME

By Michael Kaluba The opposition Leadership Movement has taken a swipe at the new dawn administration for issuing tax breaks to the mining sector that were initially meant to create jobs and improve copper production but have not yielded any success so far with half year production figures indicating a downward trend. Latest figures from the Zambia…
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PLANS TO PHASE OUT HIACE BUSES FROM PUBLIC SERVICE DEFERRED

By Michael Kaluba Government has shelved plans to phase out hiace buses from public service in Zambia that was scheduled for this year and has opted to review the matter to arrive at the best solution. Transport and Logistics Minister Frank Tayali tells Phoenix News that government is actively looking into the proposition to phase the notorious…
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ZAMBIAN WOMAN DIES IN ETHIOPIAN JAIL

A 46 year old Zambian woman recently sentenced to five years imprisonment in Ethiopia for trafficking in narcotic drugs has died. Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Ethiopia, Charge d’ Affaires, Trevor Sichombo, confirmed that Ms. Penelope Munge of Itawa Ndola died on Sunday, 24th July 2022 after suffering from a partial stroke. He said…
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