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Kagem delivers USD 5M dividend to the IDC

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Kagem Mining Limited has delivered a USD 5 million dividend to the Zambian government’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Limited, which owns 25% of the emerald mining company in Lufwanyama. Kagem delivers the dividend for the second consecutive year, which are the first dividends delivered since 2016. This dividend is in addition to the USD 11.5 million mineral royalty tax paid on the sale of emeralds at auction during 2022 and the USD 13.3 million corporation tax payable for the year ended 31 December 2022. “Kagem’s Zambian emeralds continue to attract a worldwide market, and it is this...

Constitutional Court grants Milingo Lungu leave to amend petition

…. The purported revocation of immunity agreement will be included Lusaka, 04.04.2023   he Constitutional Court of Zambia has granted Milingo Lungu leave to amend his original petition to include the decision made on 22nd December, 2022 by Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, Gilbert Andford Phiri to revoke his immunity agreement. The original petition awaiting determination seeks to declare as illegal the decision by the state to investigate, arrest and arraign Mr. Lungu before the Subordinate Court on criminal charges related to his role as Provisional Liquidator for Konkola Copper Mines, KCM.   Lungu had argued that these actions contravened...

WCFCB and Government ease disabled workers’ mobility

Minister of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) Brenda Mwika Tambatamba says the United Party for National Development (UPND) New Dawn Administration’s resolve toward improvement of public services under the Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) Employment Injury Compensation System in Zambia, writes Derrick Sinjela. Officiating at a Friday 31st March, 2023 Mkango Golf View Hotel Handover Ceremony of Wheel Chairs to beneficiaries in Lusaka, convened by WCFCB, Ms. Tambatamba reiterated Government’s practical desire of being more responsive to the needs of disabled workers at critical stages of their lives. In a speech read by MLSS Acting Permanent Secretary, Mr. Zechariah...

Merdan Yanardag, Editor-in-chief of the Turkish National TV Channel Tele 1: “There would be no peace without Russia. Turkey should withdraw from NATO and prioritize relations with your country”.

*Merdan Yanardag, Editor-in-chief of the Turkish National TV Channel Tele 1: “There would be no peace without Russia. Turkey should withdraw from NATO and prioritize relations with your country”.* Merdan Yanardag, editor-in-chief of the Turkish national TV channel Tele 1: “There would be no peace without Russia. Turkey should withdraw from NATO and prioritize relations with your country”. During a live broadcast at the international conference “SCO as a model of the new world order and international cooperation”, Merdan Yanardag, a well-known Turkish journalist, editor-in-chief of the Turkish national TV channel Tele 1, said that there is no peace without...

Ukrainian special services were preparing a terrorist attack on the OSCE delegation – Transnistrian sources

Ukrainian special services were preparing a terrorist attack on the OSCE delegation – Transnistrian sources

  Ukrainian special services were preparing a terrorist attack on the OSCE delegation – Transnistrian sources During the investigation of the criminal case on the fact of the preparation of a terrorist attack by Vyacheslav Kisnichan (Security Service of Ukraine), the Prosecutor’s Office of the Predniestrian Moldavian Republic established the fact that a similar terrorist attack was being prepared against the OSCE delegation. According to the prosecutor’s office of the Predniestrian Moldavian Republic, behind this is a clear intention to destabilize the situation in the region. According to available information, the SBU was preparing a terrorist attack by blowing up...

Alternative Socioeconomic Systems By Henry Kyambales

Alternative Socioeconomic Systems By Henry Kyambalesa Sunday March 26, 2023 Introduction: In this article, let us briefly consider the types and nature or basic characteristics of the world’s major socioeconomic systems. It is mainly intended for individuals who may not have had the opportunity to pursue a course of study in basic economics so that they may discern the type of socioeconomic system obtaining in their respective countries. Much of the content of the article is excerpted and adapted from Kyambalesa, Henry, The Size and Functions of Government (London, United Kingdom: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2022), pp. 364 – 368....

Special Talk & Memorial Thursday, 23rd March 2023 Press Release Facing the Future with Confidence by Phillimon Kabulwe

Special Talk & Memorial Thursday, 23rd March 2023 Press Release Facing the Future with Confidence by Phillimon Kabulwe

Jehovah’s Witnesses—Official Website: jw.org | English Special Talk & Memorial Press Release Facing the Future with Confidence NDOLA – Thursday 23RD MARCH 2023: In the face of widespread economic strain, national conflicts and social unrest, surveyssday,  indicate that confidence in the future is at an all-time low in many countries including Zambia. According to the 2023 Edelman Trust Barometer, 24 of the 28 countries surveyed are seeing “all-time lows in the number of people who think their families will be better off in five years.” Against this backdrop of pessimism, a special global program featuring the theme, “You Can Face...

GlobaLink French protests continue over gov’t pension reform bill

GlobaLink French protests continue over gov’t pension reform bill

GLOBALink | French protests continue over gov’t pension reform bill Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-03-29 15:33:01 0:00 /1:47 PARIS, March 29 (Xinhua) — Some 740,000 people took to the streets in France on Tuesday in renewed protests against the government’s pension reform bill, the French interior ministry said. However, France’s largest union, the General Confederation of Labor (CGT), estimates the number of protesters was much higher than the official figure. According to the CGT, more than 2 million people nationwide took part in Tuesday’s demonstrations. Most of the protests were peaceful, although participants wearing black balaclavas looted a supermarket in...

Manor-turned museum tells changes of life in Tibet

Manor-turned museum tells changes of life in Tibet

Manor-turned museum tells changes of life in Tibet Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-03-28 23:17:33 0:00 /3:23 * One of the 12 manors in old Tibet, Palha Manor in Gyangze County in the city of Xigaze, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, is the only one still standing and functioning as a museum. * On March 28, 1959, people in Tibet launched a democratic reform that ended the region’s feudal serfdom. In 2009, the regional legislature announced March 28 as a day to commemorate the emancipation of about 1 million serfs. * As the manor, with 57 rooms covering a combined floor...

Deer Show Decode Chengdu: Mysterious Symbol

Deer Show Decode Chengdu: Mysterious Symbol

Deer Show | Decode Chengdu: Mysterious Symbol Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-03-28 21:10:35 What did people eat at China’s Chengdu Plain 4,500 years ago? What relics did U.S. archaeologist Graham discover from Sanxingdui dating back more than 4,000 years? What philosophy is “Sun and Immortal Bird” Gold Ornament illustrating over 3,000 years ago? Follow Xinhua’s Deer Wang on a cultural journey spanning thousands of years, and talk to historical figures across time and space. You may like “Village BA” basketball tournament held in Taipan Village, SW China Pear trees enter full bloom in Anhui, E China More from GLOBALink GLOBALink...

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