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ZRA Tax Payment System To Go Online

By Balewa Zyuulu   Zambia Revenue Authority says it will by January next year migrate its tax payment system into an online tax payment platform. ZRA Corporate Communications Manager Topsy Sikalinda tells Phoenix Business that the move will require all small to medium enterprises, and all other large firms to use the remaining window period…

TEVETA Closes 7 Higher Learning Institutions That Were Illegally Offering Mining Courses

By Tinkerbel Mwila   TEVETA closes 7 higher learning institutions that were illegally offering mining courses The Technical Education Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority-TEVETA- has closed 7 higher learning institutions that were illegally offering courses in mining operations. Speaking after closing the said institutions in Kitwe today, TEVETA Information, Education and Communications Manager Clive Siachiyako…

NBA Intercepts Truck From South Africa Laden With Suspected GMO Mealie Meal

By Michael Kaluba   The National Bio-Safety Authority (NBA) has intercepted a truck from South Africa laden with suspected genetically modified (GMO) mealie meal believed to be in transit to the democratic republic of Congo. A joint operation by the national bio-safety authority (NBA), the Zambia compulsory standards agency and environmental health inspectors intercepted the…

Government’s Plans To Formalize Operations Of Illegal Miners On The Copperbelt Welcomed

By Michael Kaluba   The Small-Scale Miners Association of Zambia has welcomed government’s decision to start the process of formalizing the production of minerals among illegal miners on the copperbelt. Association President Samuel Mpembwe has told phoenix news that small scale miners have been lobbying for formalization for a long time, therefore any efforts aimed…

Zambia`s Food Security Deteriorates – IAPRI

By Balewa Zyuulu   A Research Conducted by the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute-IAPRI- has revealed that the food security situation in Zambia has deteriorated in 2019. Presenting the findings on the latest food and nutrition indicators in Lusaka today, IAPRI research fellow Dr Rhoda Mukuka said when compared with other countries around the globe,…