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Public Finance Reforms for Fiscal Consolidation and Enhanced Domestic Resource Mobilisation

Dear Friends & Colleagues Public Finance Reforms for Fiscal Consolidation and Enhanced Domestic Resource Mobilisation Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms entail changes to laws, systems and processes used by Governments, to mobilise revenue, allocate public funds, undertake public spending, account for funds and audit. A strong PFM system is essential for effective Governance because effective delivery of public services is associated with poverty reduction and growth. To this effect Government has made reforms to the Public Finance Management Act and has intentions of reviewing the Public Procurement and the Loans and Guarantees Act; Public Financial Management (PFM) Act of 2018;...

Eleven Arrested for Operating Drug Stores Illegally in Central Province

ZAMBIA MEDICINES REGULATORY AUTHORITY                                                                                                                     PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON OPERATING ILLEGAL DRUG STORE  Lusaka, Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020……. Eleven people of Kapiri Mposhi District, Central Province have been arrested for operating a Pharmacy without a Certificate of Registration contrary to Section 14(1) of the Medicines and Allied Substances...

Press Release: ZRST deeply saddened by severe loss of life in bus horror crash which has claimed the lives of 5 people

Saturday, 26th December 2020: Lusaka. The Nation’s leading road safety NGO, the Zambia Road Safety Trust (ZRST), is deeply saddened by the loss of five innocent lives this morning in the bus accident. According to the Police, five people died in a road traffic accident that happened in Kabwe this morning involving a Nakonde-bound Likili Motorways Bus which was coming from Lusaka. Another 13 people from the same bus sustained serious injuries while 42 sustained minor injuries. In the meantime, the ZRST extends sincere condolences to the families who have lost loved ones today. We pray that they will find...

Policy Monitoring and Research Centre Status of Ratification of International and Regional Treaties

Dear Friends & Colleagues 1.0 INTRODUCTION This briefing document seeks to outline the regional, continental and international treaties to which Zambia is a State party and where possible, the status of ratification of these treaties. It looks at the implications of being a State party and the attendant obligations. It also touches on some of the inherent challenges in ensuring that reporting obligations are met, while upholding the duty to respect, protect and fulfil the rights contained in each instrument. Zambia is an active member of several multilateral and regional organisations, notably the United Nations (UN), the World Trade Organisation...

Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) Tuesday,29th December, 2020 Press Statement on Purchase and Use of Rufedol Nouvelle Tablets

    ZAMBIA MEDICINES REGULATORY AUTHORITYPRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PURCHASE AND USE OF RUFEDOL NOUVELLE TABLETS Lusaka, Tuesday,29TH December, 2020…………It has come to the attention of the Authority that there is a medicine on the Zambian market called Rufedol Nouvelle Tablets, containing Paracetamol 325mg and...

New Year Message from Policy Monitoring and Research Centre ((PMRC) Board Chairman

  Dear Friends & Colleagues On behalf of the Board of Governors, the Executive Director, Management and Staff of PMRC, I wish you all a Prosperous new year. As Chairman of the PMRC Board, I take this opportunity to offer gratitude to our entire stakeholders for the continued support rendered to the institution. The year 2020 brought about several challenges for mankind and we all had to adapt to new innovations of executing our mandate amidst challenges. The resolve that we showed in 2020 should be an encouragement to us all that amidst challenges and uncertainties, we can stand firm...

St. Regis Hotels Heralds a New Beacon of Luxury on the Nile With the Opening of The St. Regis Cairo

  An Epitome of Modern Egyptian Glamour, the hotel brings Exquisite Design and Signature Butler Service to the Bustling Metropolis CAIRO, Egypt, January 6, 2021/ — St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International (www.Marriott.com), today announced the highly-anticipated opening of The St. Regis Cairo. Rising tall on the banks of the River Nile, The St. Regis Cairo is an illustrious icon weaving a powerful story of luxury in the region. Located at the North end of the Corniche, in the heart of Egypt’s bustling metropolis, the 39-story hotel offers easy access to the magnificent monuments of a city...

Anti- Corruption Commission in Chirundu arrests Chirundu Council Revenue Collector 44-year-old Clever Habukali, 44 for corrupt practices

    Telephone: 237914/16 P.O. Box 50486 Fax: 237828                                                                                          LUSAKA Your Ref.:                                                                                                 Our Ref.:     ACC/5/8/2 Wednesday 6th January 2021   Number of Pages: 2 To:  ALL NEWS EDITORS PRESS RELEASE CHIRUNDU TOWN COUNCIL REVENUE COLLECTOR CONVICTED FOR CORRUPTION The Siavonga Subordinate Court has convicted a Chirundu Town Council Revenue Collector for corrupt practices....

The African Development Bank Appoints Directors General and Deputy Directors General in Regional Offices

If you cannot read that message click here. APO Group content is copyright free and can be republished at will. Egalement disponible en Français   PRESS RELEASE The African Development Bank Appoints Directors General and Deputy Directors General in Regional Offices As Director General, Central Africa, Serge will drive and ensure the operational efficiency, effectiveness and overall health of the Bank’s portfolio across the Central Africa Region ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, January 7, 2021/ — The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Directors General for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and Deputy Directors General for the East,...

Africa Top 10 News on Wednesday 6th January 2021

NEWS 06 JANUARY 2021 Too Afraid to Vote in Uganda Homophobic comments by Uganda’s president and other politicians are making some LGBT+ Ugandans too scared to vote in elections scheduled for January 14, gay rights campaigners said on Tuesday. LGBT+ people face widespread persecution in the East African nation, where gay sex is punishable by life imprisonment, and gay activists fear politicians exploiting homophobic sentiment to win votes could stoke fresh attacks on the community. Real Raymond, head of LGBT+ charity Mbarara Rise Foundation in western Uganda, said politicians were also making “hate speeches” on the campaign trail, such as pledges...

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