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AGRO-DEALERS START GETTING INPUTS

Agro-dealers in Nakonde District have started receiving farming inputs for the 2018 farming Season. Nakonde District Agriculture Coordinator (DACO) Mwale Kasase confirmed this to ZANIS. Mr Kasase said the dealers have started receiving D compound fertilizer, seed and Urea. He added that the Department of Agriculture is currently preparing farmers registers through the Zambia Integrated…

MALARIA DEATHS DOWN BY 50%

Government says Malaria deaths in Zambia have reduced by 50 percent. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says despite the country recording a reduction, there is need for more interventions for disease to be completely eradicate. He said this in a speech read on his behalf by Minister of Local Government, Vincent Mwale, during the launch…

ZNBC SIGNS DEAL WITH KAICHE

Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation -ZNBC- has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with PMK Associates for the provision of audio and visual music content. Speaking during the signing ceremony, ZNBC Director General, Richard Mwanza praised Pontiano Kaiche for his productions and said the songs will teach values and morals. Mr. Mwanza further said ZNBC is happy…

PARLY COMMITTEE TO FIGHT WILDLIFE CRIME

The Zambian Parliamentary Conservation Caucus -ZPCC- has reiterated its commitment to fighting wildlife crime and illegal timber trade. ZPCC Secretary Nickson Chilangwa says Zambia is determined to meet aspiration of the International Conservation Caucus Foundation -ICCF- group of protecting natural resources. Mr. Chilangwa who is also Luapula Provincial Minister praised the ICCF group for organizing…

ISOKA ROBBERS STEAL K20,000

Armed criminals have stolen 20,000 Kwacha cash and mobile phones worth 3,290 Kwacha from a ZANACO Express agent’s shop in Isoka district. The criminals pounced on one of the workers at the shop last Thursday around 20.30 hours, as he was about to close the outlet at Tusukane Market. Muchinga Province Assistant Police Commissioner, Lucky…

“SALES TAX GOOD FOR REVENUE COLLECTION”

Finance Minister, Margaret Mwanakatwe says the introduction of Sales Tax will significantly contribute towards improving cash retention. Mrs. Mwanakatwe says the Value Added Tax -VAT- was not adding value towards revenue collection. And Mrs. Mwanakatwe says an audit is currently being conducted for VAT owed to mining companies and those owed will be paid as…

SALES TAX WELCOME-CTPD

Centre for Trade Policy and Development- CTPD- says the move by Government to abolish Value Added Tax -VAT- and replace it with Sales Tax in the 2019 National budget is welcome. CTPD Researcher Bright Chizonde says sales tax will help government enhance its revenue collection. Mr Chizonde says sales tax has the potential to minimize…
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