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ZICA opposes timing for sale tax implementation

The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) says the timing for the implementation of the sales tax by government is wrong. Sales tax is expected to be implemented by 1st July this year. ZICA Taxation Committee Chairman Julius Zyambo has advised government to first address the issues affecting value added tax (vat) before implementing sales…

CUTs encourages consumers to get involved in the country’s diversification agenda

CUTS International Zambia Coordinator Chenai Mukumba The Consumer Unity Trust Society (CUTS) has encouraged consumers to get involved in the country’s diversification agenda. CUTS National Coordinator Chenai Mukumba is concerned that despite being major players in the diversification agenda, consumers have been left out with focus being placed on farmers. Ms Mukumba notes that Zambia…

BARCELONA INTEREST FLATTERING-LACAZETTE

(GOAL) Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing. Reports in Spain suggest Barcelona see the 27-year-old as an ideal alternative should their attempts to sign Antoine Griezmann continue to prove fruitless, and…

MANCHESTER CITY RETAIN PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE

(Reuters) – Manchester City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, securing top spot with an emphatic 4-1 win at Brighton & Hove Albion on the final day of the season. City finished with 98 points, one point ahead of second-placed Liverpool, who finished the campaign with a 2-0 home victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers. At…

MWANJABANTHU TO HAVE NEW HOSPITAL

By Gift Inambao: The ministry of health has started constructing a 2-hundred bed capacity hospital in Chieftainess Mwanjabantu’s chiefdom in Petauke District. And Health minister Chitalu Chilufya says government is concerned with the long distances the people in the area cover to access health care services. Dr. Chilufya says government is working on addressing this…

CHIEF MPAMBA ADVISES FARMERS

By Mark Ziligone: Chief Mpamba of the Tumbuka speaking people of Eastern Province has echoed calls by other traditional leaders for farmers NOT to be in a hurry to sell their Maize to briefcase buyers. The Traditional Leader says the farmers should be patient and wait for the official buying price by the Food Reserve…