Daily Archives: March 3, 2018

A 33 year old Zambian jailed in South Africa

Emmanuel Mwamba

A 33 year old Zambian national has been convicted and sentenced to four (4) years imprisonment by a South African court after being found guilty of being in possession of a hi-jacked vehicle. Musa sunny, holder of passport number ZN 447752 was sentenced by a Johannesburg court after convicting him of being in possession of a stolen vehicle. Musa, who ...

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Wenger ready to ‘fight’ to end Arsenal crisis

Arsene Wenger © Gallo Images

Arsene Wenger has grown used to defending himself in recent years but the Arsenal manager’s grip on his position has never seemed less secure ahead of Sunday’s clash with Brighton. A crushing 3-0 loss against Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday intensified the criticism directed at Wenger and his players following their limp defeat in the League Cup ...

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Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up

The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in March 2015

Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees. Saudi King Salman also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences. The news was published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), but no reason for the sackings was given. They come as the war in Yemen, ...

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2017-2018 Farming season a disaster- Sialubalo

Sinazongwe UPND Member of Parliament Gift Sialubalo

United Party for National Development (UPND) Sinazongwe Member of Parliament Gift Sialubalo has described the 2017/2018 farmer input distribution exercise through the e-voucher system as a national disaster. And Mr. Sialubalo says the convention method of distributing farming inputs to farmers was more ideal for farmers in his constituency which is rural compared to the electronic voucher system. Mr. Sialubalo ...

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GAWUZ wants govt to reintroduce windfall tax

Gemstones and Allied Workers Union of Zambia President Sifuniso Nyumbu has noted the need for te government to reintroduce windfall tax as a way of ensuring the money investors make especially in the mining sector stays in the country. Windfall taxes are primarily levied on the companies in the targeted industry that have benefited the most from the economic windfall, ...

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Govt urged to revise all tax treaties

ZCSD Executive Director Lewis Mwape

The Zambia Tax Platform, a consortium of organizations working to promote tax justice has called on government to start revising all tax treaties in order to collect more tax revenue from investments in the country. ZTP Chairperson Lewis Mwape says with the recent revelations by Action Aid that under one treaty alone US$7.4 million was not collected by government through ...

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