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Monday 6th November 2023 PRESS STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY RENDA MWIKA TAMBATAMBA ON THE REVISION AND FORMULATION OF THE MINIMUM WAGES

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY PRESS STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY RENDA MWIKA TAMBATAMBA ON THE REVISION AND FORMULATION OF THE MINIMUM WAGES – Monday 6th NOVEMBER 2023 1. I WISH TO UPDATE THE NATION THAT ON 30TH OCTOBER 2023, CABINET APPROVED THE ISSUANCE OF STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS ON THE MINIMUM WAGES AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT. THE APPROVED MINIMUM WAGES AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE WILL COVER DOMESTIC WORKERS, SHOP WORKERS, AND ALL OTHER WORKERS WHO DO NOT FALL IN THE TWO CATEGORIES MENTIONED. 2. THE APPROVED MINIMUM WAGES AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE WERE...

M-Net to show Succession weeknights at 10pm

        By Derrick Sinjela  and Simon Banda M-Net (DStv Channel 102) revamped its weeknight 10pm slot with the addition of HBO’s highly acclaimed and award-winning series Succession since Monday 6th November, 2023 In a Tuesday 7th November. 2023 Press Release signed by MultiChoice Zambia Limited, Head of Corporate Affairs, Chilufya Mwelwa. all four Succession seasons will be broadcast with a new episode releasing every weekday evening at 10pm. Succession has taken the world by storm and has garnered an impressive 121 awards and 263 nominations including at the BAFTA’s, Primetime Emmy’s, Golden Globes and many more –...

Kwacha reacts to signal sent to the market!

  By Kelvin Chisanga The Kwacha has continued sliding into some marginal losses owing to the fact that there is a reactive effects with the market players adjusting to the policy shifts, amidst the heavy upbeat use of US Dollar within the local market on an account of driving importation processes in key commodities such as fertilizers, fuel, medicine, etc., which also includes purchases on consumer charismas goodies strongly making up on the pack of the list of factors underplaying Kwacha’s strength. The Kwacha this week is seeing very much reactive to signals sent in the market as it has...

Wesley Miyanda deems proposed Speaker Nellie Kashumba Mutti impeachment as Brought-in-Dead case

PRESS STATEMENT Monday, 6th November,2023 The proposed motion to impeach the Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Madam Nelly Mutti by some opposition and Independent Members of Parliament is but a B.I.D. and misplaced issue which can not easily go through. Infact, the issue in question is an academic exercise which is more theoretical than practical. The whole idea behind the said motion is to try and cause confusion in the House by Opposition lawmakers in their quest to turn the National Assembly into a battle zone. The current Speaker of the National Assembly, Madam Nelly Mutti has been presiding...

Respect judgements, Kasote Singogo advises politicians

Respect judgements, Kasote Singogo advises politicians By Lwendo Kunda Party of National Unity and Progress (PNUP) Deputy President Kasote Singogo has urged politicians to respect judgments delivered by the Zambian judiciary. In a Thursday, 14th September, 2023 Press Statement made available to Pan African Radio 96.1FM in Lusaka, Mr. Singogo is disheartened at political statements that are being made labelling judgment as political bias. Speaking as Pioneer Influence Founder,  Singogo says the law is being interpreted based on pieces of legislation put in place by Parliament, adding that it is important to take the right channels in revising the law...

Increment in Statutory Reserve Ratio by BOZ, puts seasonal productive raw materials in tight corner!

By Kelvin Chisanga The 3% or 300 basis point increases to be witnessed by the local banking and financial market in Zambia starting from 13th November, will cause a lot of market distortions even if the main aim is a view around medium term targeting toward efforts of stabilizing Kwacha but this is coming at a huge cost to the domestic economy in a number of ways. However, with this policy gauge being put in place to curb inflationary effects, it is strongly believed that both the inflation and forex losses can be tackled with this monetary policy instrumentation though...

Pioneer Influence Founder Kasote Singogo backs Secretary to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa on purchase of Electric vehicles

By Lwendo Kunda Pioneer Influence Founder Kasote Singogo has backed government’s directive through Secretary to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa to all Permanent Secretaries (PS’s) to prioritize the purchase of Electric Vehicles (EV’s). In a Wednesday 11th October, 2023 Press Statement to Pan African Radio 96.1FM, Mr. Singogo says Pioneer Influence as an institution that comments on Government Policy, notes that the use of Electric Vehicles by civic and public officials will help to reduce the cost of fuel. This week, Secretary to the Cabinet, Mr. Kangwa said Cabinet Office will lead the campaign to procure Electric Vehicles as a means...

MoE Douglas Munsaka Siakalima unveils groundbreaking initiative in Livingstone District by commissioning 20 purpose-built school health rooms

CHALI MULENGA Livingstone Minister of Education Douglas Munsaka Syakalima has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative in Livingstone District by commissioning twenty purpose-built school health rooms. Mr Syakalima said these rooms are poised to revolutionize health service delivery in schools, aiming to provide a dedicated space for learners to address personal health concerns, recuperate from illnesses on-site, and consequently reduce absenteeism, fostering enhanced student performance. Mr Syakalima, conveyed the government’s unwavering commitment to fostering an environment conducive to quality education and healthcare services. He said this in a speech read on his behalf by provincial education officer Nosiku Mwiya in Livingstone. “The...

MOTHER Eve School’s Simuyemba Kutemwa empowers Livingstone pupils

Chali Mulenga in Livingstone, Southern Province, Zambia MOTHER Eve School’s Executive Director, Simuyemba Kutemwa, says the institution’s unwavering commitment to supporting vulnerable students and explained that 20 percent of its pupils benefit from a 100 percent school bursary, while others receive a 50 percent bursary in Livingstone this year. Reverend Kutemwa passionately appealed to other private schools to emulate these initiatives. “Extending a helping hand, especially to those in vulnerable situations, is critical. We urge other private institutions to unite in this cause to ensure deprived children gain access to quality education,” he said. Speaking to journalists, he said the...

101,617 residents in anthrax scare, cries Sinazongwe Member of Parliament, Gift Sialubalo

By Chali Mulenga, Livingstone, Southern Province, Zambia Sinazongwe Member of Parliament, Gift Sialubalo has made a compelling appeal for urgent relief food for his constituency as an anthrax outbreak ravages the area, affecting the lives and livelihoods of its 101,617 residents. Mr Sialubalo highlighted the critical need for immediate aid due to the devastating impact of the disease on the region. In an interview, Mr Sialubalo shed light on the grim situation within the Gwembe Valley, emphasizing that the entire area has been severely impacted by the outbreak of anthrax. “Allow me to shed light on the dire situation within...

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