KASAMA SHOPRITE FINED K1,500

Shoprite Kasama has been fined K1, 500 by the local authority for violating the Public Health Act. Kasama Municipal Council Assistant Public Relations Officer, Caroline Simumba, has confirmed this saying that the local authority re-opened the store after it worked on its sewer spillage. Ms. Simumba explained that Shoprite Kasama applied for a re-opening indicating […]

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SERVICE PROVIDERS URGED TO PROVIDE QUALITY AND SAFE PRODUCTS TO CONSUMERS DURING THE LABOUR DAY COMMEMORATION

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) has urged service providers to provide quality and safe products to consumers during the Labour Day commemoration. Speaking on the eve of the Labour Day commemoration whose theme is ‘‘Building Partnerships for Sustainable National Development through Decent Job Creation and Social Justice’’, ZCSA Spokesperson Lee Hamunji said […]

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CCPC SEIZES ASSORTED GOODS WORTH OVER THREE THOUSAND KWACHA IN WESTERN PROVINCE

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in collaboration with five Local Authorities in Western Province has seized assorted goods collectively worth K 3, 719.00. CCPC Public Relations Officer Namukolo Kasumpa says the seizure came in the wake of the five separate inspections conducted in over 54 trading places in April 2018. Ms Kasumpa explained […]

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ONLINE STORE OWNERS URGED TO OBSERVE CONSUMERS RIGHTS

National Organizing Committee for the World Consumer Rights Day has urged online store owners to ensure that they observe consumer rights. Committee chairperson Lee Hamunji says Ecommerce business owners should ensure that consumers who buy goods or pay for services online are provided with enough information to enable them make intelligent and informed product choices. […]

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170 STANDARDS PUBLISHED BETWEEN JANUARY AND AUGUST 2017

  The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has published 170 additional standards between January and August 2017 to help support industry in terms of value addition, growth and sustainability.  ZABS Head Marketing and Public Relations Hazels Zulu has told Komboni Radio News that most of the additional standards that have been published are focused on […]

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PRODUCT CERTIFICATION CAN CONFIRM EVIDENCE OF COMPLIANCE TO STANDARDS-ZABS

The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has reiterated its call on local manufacturers to take keen interest in having their products certified to promote the growth of their business. ZABS Head of Marketing and Public Relations Hazel Zulu says certification is a pre-requisite or foundation for business growth as certified products open doors to both […]

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