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BETUZ commends TSC for facilitating payment of transferred teachers

The Basic Education Teachers Union of Zambia (BETUZ) has commended the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) for facilitating the payment of teachers whose salaries were withheld on account that their transfers to various stations did not follow the right procedure. Recently, the Teaching Council of Zambia blocked salaries for 125 teachers who transferred from rural districts…

PoA amendment bill to be ready soon

Justice Minister Given Lubinda Minister of Justice Given Lubinda says the Public Order Act amendment bill will soon be ready. Mr Lubinda says his Ministry is waiting for the convening of a workshop for Member of Parliament and other stakeholders on the public order act by the inter-parliamentary union. He says his ministry is currently…

BuyZed opposes importation of GMOs

BuyZed campaign has joined the Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) in opposing the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into the country. Campaign founder Evans Ngoma says his organization finds it unfortunate that the country is allowing the importation of gmos when it has capacity to produce a lot of agricultural products. Mr. Ngoma tells…

EAZ CONCERNED WITH PLANS BY MINES TO CUT JOBS

The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) says it regrets plans by mining companies to cut down labour and capital injections. In a statement issued to Q-News, the EAZ Board has expressed concern over the statement issued by the chamber of mines warning that the new mine tax regime proposed by government could lead to more…