Category: Business

“No one has died of COVID in Zambia,” protests Dr. Lwipa Puma

  No one has died of COVID in Zambia – Puma DR Lwipa Puma says as far as he is concerned the country has not recorded any death arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Puma, a medical doctor and former Health Deputy Minister in the Levy Mwanawasa administration, said all deaths recorded so far were linked to already existing medical conditions in the victims’ bodies. “If you ask me, as a professional, we have not recorded any single death, any single case of death arising from COVID-19 in Zambia. All the cases are linked to a serious problem which is more...

Labour Commissioner Givens Muntengwa outlines “Guidelines on retirement age” following the case of Konkola Copper Mines PLC vs Nyambe Martin Nyambe and others appeal No. 12 of 2018

By Givens Muntengwa Labour Commissioner GUIDELINES ON RETIREMENT AGE FOLLOWING THE CASE OF KONKOLA COPPER MINES PLC vs NYAMBE MARTIN NYAMBE AND OTHERS APPEAL NO. 12 of 2018 1. The brief facts in this case were that Konkola Copper Mines appealed against the judgment of the High Court in which the Judge found that Nyambe and other employees were prematurely retired at fifty-five years and that the retirement was unlawful, null and void for being contrary to the existing law which had placed retirement age at sixty years, 2. Konkola Copper Mines among other grounds of appeal stated that the...

Ndola & District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NDCCI) Immediate Vision to Reignite Zambia’s Economy

Ndola & District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NDCCI) Immediate Vision to Reignite Zambia’s Economy

NDCCI REF: NDCCI200117 -01 17th January 2020 The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry New Government Complex Nasser Road PO Box 31968 Lusaka Attn: Hon M. Mulenga RE: NDCCI IMMEDIATE VISION TO REIGNITE ZAMBIAS ECONOMY The NDCCI would like to take this opportunity to thank yourself and your Team for being proactive and meeting us in the early progress of the year. As yourselves, we are aware of the state of the economy and also agree that we as Private Sector together with Government need to implement immediate strategy to reignite business in Zambia. We also believe that...

Luwingu Town Council rehabiliting and mantaining township roads saysTown Council Chairperson Mrs. Christine Kalinso

Press_ Release Issued Friday 14th May 2020 By Tasila Banda Public Relations Officer Luwingu Town Council LUWINGU Town Council has started rehabiliting and mantaining township roads in the district. Luwingu Town Council Chairperson Mrs Christine Kalinso, who went to inspect the works on the roads on Wednesday 13th May 2020, said the the rehabilitation of the streets was flagged off last week with Mainteneke area being the first to receive the facelift. The Council Chair who was accompanied by Luwingu Acting Town Council Secretary, Mr. Joseph Zulu and Engineers from the council as well as Katopola and Namukolo ward councilors...

Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba spends 60th birthday doing charity work

By Salim Dawood “NEW HOPE” Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) leader Dr Nevers Mumba marked his 60th birthday on Monday (18th May) by spending time performing charity work in Lusaka’s Kalikiliki Compound. The charismatic pastor and politician gave away food packs to the elderly and vulnerable people and also donated sanitary buckets and soap to selected households. The cheerful “birthday boy” interacted with residents, engaging them on the dangers of Coronavirus and demonstrating how to wash their hands to protect themselves from infection. He also distributed face masks to children while urging residents to strictly adhere to guidelines given by...

Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Dr. Denny Kalyalya pitches economic pointers!

Written By: Kelvin Chisanga Communication Specialist IN his presentation, Dr. Danny Kalyalya mentioned that COVID 19 will push most of economic activities into slump this year, the governor calls for support on the formulated broad range measures that BOZ is seeking to foster into, in an effort to achieve economic stability by mitigating country’s challenging economic activities. The nation’s financial market providers are now preferring to invest in the market securities mostly in treasury bills than participating on the broader market space through facilitating of domestic funding to the government on some short terms, as they fear risk associated with...

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