Category: Business

Views on corruption drive attitude to tax systems across the globe

Thursday, 22 September, 2022  Press  Release VIEWS on corruption drive attitude to tax systems across the globe Trust in tax systems is at its highest when taxpayers perceive low levels of corruption and diversion of funds Taxpayers’ attitudes about paying taxes correlate closely with perceived levels of corruption, according to a major new study, Public Trust in Tax, by accountancy bodies ACCA and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). A survey of 5,900 people across 14 countries – many in developing economies – found that trust in tax systems is lower when taxpayers perceive higher levels of corruption and diversion...

CHILDREN’S PARLIAMENT 2022

By Beatrice Mumba ON MONDAY, 18th July, 2022, the National Children’s Parliament was held under the theme ” Economic recovery for children’s prosperity ” at the Lusaka City council Chambers on Independence Avenue. During the Parliament Session coordinated by the Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR), the participating Children, representing ten provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western deliberated on effects as individuals and a body corporate, including giving out reasons as to why the Children’s Code Bill must be enacted into law. Mundia Lubinda, one of the children that participated noted that the Zambian...

Helping Chalo a film about Tobacco Harm Reduction premiered

  … Mwape is using digital storytelling to amplify unheard narratives and foster conversations and training on tobacco harm reduction. By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (20-09-2022-Zambia24) – An international multi-award-winning filmmaker who premiered recently launched a film called ‘Helping Chalo’ at the Numetro Cinema in Lusaka he is advocating for safer methods. Emmanuel Mwape told journalists in an event launched on 9th September 22 event that was attended by local health personnel, media personalities, content creators and the general public tells the story touches on various subjects that border on human rights, nicotine products, cessation, drug control, tobacco control, drug laws,...

PS Lackson Kasonka schools medical doctors

By Kelvin Phiri, Lusaka… Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 MINISTRY of Health (MoH) Permanent Secretary-Technical Services Lackson Kasonka has advised medical doctors to offer distinguished service to the nation. Professor Kasonka says medical doctors must place patients at the center of the profession and that it calls for a sacrifice Prof. Kasonka reminded the medical practitioners to observe professional conduct and to refrain from engaging in wrongful behavior that will drag the profession into disrepute. The Permanent Secretary stressed the need for medical doctors to service the community with utmost diligence and hard work. Prof. Kasonka was speaking during an induction...

UPND dining with Tobacco Industry at the expense of Zambians, protests ZAMNAT’s Paxina Phiri

By Maria Sunga and DERRICK SINJELA Zambia Media Network Against Tobacco (ZAMNAT) President Paxina Phiri is disappointed at the way the United Party for National Development (UPND) ‘New Dawn Alliance Administration’ is treating the Tobacco Control Bill as indulgence with the tobacco industry is clearly evident. In a Wednesday, 21st August, 2022 Press Statement -, a worried Ms. Phiri said it is shocking to note that the tobacco industry through the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and industry (ZACCI) invited the Ministry of Health to a round table meeting when the government, according to article 5:3 of the World Health Organizations...

Majority of Zambians wanted Bill 10, insists advocate Prince J. Ndoyi

By Derrick Sinjela Barely a week after United Party for National Development (UPND) parliamentarian celebrated failure of Bill Ten of 2019,  Bill 10 advocates led by Prince J. Ndoyi insist that a majority of Zambian women, chiefs and disabled persons  wanted the amendment to be enacted. Speaking during a Media Briefing at  Lusaka’s ZAMCOM Lodge, Bill 10 advocate Prince Ndoyi protested that the bill once enacted, the amendment would have enhance democracy and help develop Zambia. Meanwhile bill 10 advocates have blamed opposition United party for National Development UPND of contaminating the minds of Zambians against bill 10 with falsehoods....

Wednesday 23rd December 2020 Media Statement of the Socialist Party on the Economic Recovery Plan Delivered by DR Ngenda Mwikisa – General Treasurer and Second Vice President

Statement of the Socialist Party on the Economic Recovery Plan Delivered by DR Ngenda Mwikisa – General Treasurer and Second Vice President In 2011, we the people of Zambia decided to change the stewardship of our economy from the MMD to PF. This was on the promise that the PF would bring about a vigorous and unrelenting fight against poverty. We can only assume now that the PF’s campaign in 2011 was never meant to be implemented as all the economic fundamentals have been deteriorating few years after they took over the Government. From the time the PF formed Government...

ZRHSG’s Mthoniswa Banda issues ‘Road Usage Travel Advisory to Zambian parents!’

  By Mthoniswa Banda Consultancy Ltd Consultants at favourable media and public relations www.facebook.com/MthoniswaB THE Zambian Roads & Highway Safety Group (ZRHSG) is urging parents and school administrators to exercise maximum caution and care in their usage of Zambian roads these coming few days as they ferry pupils from home to their respective schools in readiness for the school new term. In a Sunday, 8th May, 2022 Press Statement, the Zambian Roads and Highway Safety Group has noted with dismay that most of the Zambian highways are not fit and safe for long distance travel as they are riddled with...

COMMUNIQUÉ DE LA CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION DU CHEF DE L’ÉTAT LE PRÉSIDENT FÉLIX TSHISEKEDI EST ARRIVÉ CE MATIN À NEW-YORK POUR LA 77 EME ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE DES NATIONS-UNIES Republique Democratique du Congo PRESIDENCE DE LA REPUBLIQUE CABINET DU CHEFDE LETAT CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION 1 + 243 81 28 81 734 – www.presidence.cd – communication@presidence.cd – @Presidence_RDC Palais de la Nation, Av. Roi Baudouin / Gombe – Kinshasa / BP 201 Kin1 © Communiqué officiel du cabinet du Président de la République du Congo Fait à Kinshasa, le 19 septembre 2022 COMMUNIQUÉ DE LA CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION DU CHEF DE L’ÉTAT LE PRÉSIDENT FÉLIX TSHISEKEDI EST ARRIVÉ CE MATIN À NEW-YORK POUR LA 77 EME ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE DES NATIONS-UNIES Accompagné de la Distinguée Première Dame Denise Nyakeru, le Président de la République Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo est arrivé aux premières heures de la journée de ce lundi 19 septembre à New York. Le Chef de l’État vient participer à la 77ᵉ session de l’Assemblée Générale des Nations-Unies, dont la journée inaugurale est prévue ce mardi 20 septembre. En sa triple qualité de Président de la RDC et Président en exercice de la CEEAC et de la SADC, le Président Félix Tshisekedi devrait prendre la parole du haut de la tribune des Nations-Unies à l’occasion de cette assemblée générale exclusivement en présentielle. Son allocution intervient dans un contexte national particulier marqué par l’agression avérée du Rwanda, les processus de paix de Nairobi et Luanda ainsi que les tumultes sur la présence de la mission onusienne au Congo, la Monusco. Pour toutes ces problématiques, le Président de la République Félix Tshisekedi attend de mobiliser la communauté internationale et obtenir d’elle un soutien multiforme et une réponse claire. Comme à chaque occasion que les dirigeants du monde se retrouvent, la question climatique revient dans toutes les allocutions et on ne peut évoquer cette problématique sans faire allusion à la RDC présentée comme un pays-solution. Les dirigeants du monde attendent aussi du Président Tshisekedi un mot sur la production des minerais stratégiques, lui dont le pays est dépositaire de ces matières précieuses rares qui rentrent dans la production des voitures électriques. Le bal des discours sera ouvert ce mardi 20 septembre avec le Président du Brésil comme le veut la tradition. COMMUNIQUÉ DE LA CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION DU CHEF DE L’ÉTAT PRESIDENT FELIX TSHISEKEDI ARRIVED THIS MORNING IN NEW YORK FOR THE 77TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS Republique Democratique du Congo PRESIDENCE DE LA REPUBLIQUE CABINET DU CHEFDE LETAT CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION 1 + 243 81 28 81 734 – www.presidence.cd – communication@presidence.cd – @Presidence_RDC Palais de la Nation, Av. Roi Baudouin / Gombe – Kinshasa / BP 201 Kin1 © Communiqué officiel du cabinet du Président de la République du Congo Fait à Kinshasa, le 19 septembre 2022 COMMUNIQUÉ DE LA CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION DU CHEF DE L’ÉTAT PRESIDENT FELIX TSHISEKEDI ARRIVED THIS MORNING IN NEW YORK FOR THE 77TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS On Monday 19 September, the President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo arrived in New York in the early hours of the day along with the Distinguished First Lady Denise Nyakeru. The Head of State is due to attend the 77ᵉ session of the United Nations General Assembly, beginning on Tuesday, 20 September. In his threefold capacity as President of the DRC and current President of ECCAS and SADC, President Félix Tshisekedi is expected to speak at the United Nations during this exclusively face-to-face General Assembly. His address falls within a particular national context marked by the proven aggression of Rwanda, the Nairobi and Luanda peace processes, and the upheaval over the presence of the UN mission in Congo, Monusco. For all these issues, the President of the Republic Félix Tshisekedi intends to mobilize the international community and obtain its support and a clear response. As is the case whenever world leaders meet, the climate issue is mentioned in all the speeches, and it is impossible to mention this issue without referring to the DRC, which is considered a solution country. World leaders also expect President Tshisekedi to comment on the production of strategic minerals, as the country is a holder of these rare precious materials that are used in the production of electric cars. In keeping with tradition, the speeches will open on Tuesday, 20 September with the President of Brazil.

Republique Democratique du Congo PRESIDENCE DE LA REPUBLIQUE CABINET DU CHEFDE LETAT CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION 1 + 243 81 28 81 734 – www.presidence.cd – communication@presidence.cd – @Presidence_RDC Palais de la Nation, Av. Roi Baudouin / Gombe – Kinshasa / BP 201 Kin1 © Communiqué officiel du cabinet du Président de la République du Congo Fait à Kinshasa, le 19 septembre 2022 COMMUNIQUÉ DE LA CELLULE DE COMMUNICATION DU CHEF DE L’ÉTAT LE PRÉSIDENT FÉLIX TSHISEKEDI EST ARRIVÉ CE MATIN À NEW-YORK POUR LA 77 EME ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE DES NATIONS-UNIES Accompagné de la Distinguée Première Dame Denise Nyakeru, le Président...

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