Support anti-tax evasion crusade

KABANDA CHULU, Lusaka AFRICA should collectively fight tax evasion because the vice is stifling economic development on the continent. ActionAid Zambia country manager Nalucha Nganga said recently that Africa Development Bank (AfDB) member countries should support the financial institution’s proposed measures to stop tax evasion that is robbing Africa of billions of United States dollars.

23 women’s clubs get K115,000 funding

NKWETO MFULA, Mufulira GOVERNMENT has given out a total of K115,000 to 23 women’s clubs in Mufulira to help them sustain and improve their businesses. And Mufulira District Women Association chairperson Christine Katwizi has commended President Lungu for fulfilling Government’s promises to support women’s cooperatives. Mufulira district commissioner Hilda Kawesha said Government is committed to

‘Water management key to fighting poverty’

CHINOYI CHIPULU , Chingola ZAMBIA Water Partnership (ZWP) says effective water resources management (WRM) plays an important role in poverty reduction and economic growth. ZWP programme manager Chimwang’a Maseka said if water is managed properly by utility companies, there will be economic growth. Mr Maseka said limited political and financial support coupled with low accountability

More to get social cash transfer

NKOMBO KACHEMBA , Kitwe GOVERNMENT has increased the number of beneficiaries under the Social Cash Transfer Programme in Lunga district in Luapula Province from 2,430 to 3,280 in an effort to reduce poverty at household level, Lunga district commissioner Martin Chilukwa has said. Mr Chilukwa said in a statement released in Kitwe yesterday that currently,