GOVT URGED TO COMPEL MINING COMPANIES TO PAY TAX BEFORE EXPORTING MINERALS

Peoples Party President Mike Mulongoti has recommended that the mining companies be compelled to pay their taxes before minerals leave the country. Mr. Mulongoti has observed that allowing the mining companies to pay their taxes after exporting the copper seemingly contributes to tax evasion. The opposition leader has wondered why the government seems to be […]

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SOUTH SUDAN PRESIDENT’S TERM EXTENDED

South Sudan’s parliament has voted to extend President Salva Kiir’s term in office until 2021 amid failure to hold elections this year. Mr Kiir has been in power since South Sudan’s independence in 2011 and elections in 2015 were also postponed. The move could undermine ongoing peace talks aimed at ending almost five years of […]

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COMESA MARKET GUTTED

Fire has swept through Lusaka’s COMESA Market destroying property worth millions of Kwacha. A Komboni Radio News crew which rushed to the scene last night found scores of onlookers and traders trying to salvage what had remained in the inferno while fire fighters were struggling to put out the fire. The fire is believed to […]

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MUFULIRA’S BUTEKO MARKET GUTTED BY FIRE

Fire has swept through Buteko market in Mufulira destroying property with millions of Kwacha. Mufulira Mayor Gift Mushinge has confirmed the sad development to Komboni Radio News today. Mr Mushinge explained that the fire started around 0100hrs this morning and was quenched around 0400hrs by a team of council fire fighters. He has described the […]

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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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SUSPECTED PF CADRES ATTACK CHILESHES’S HOUSE

Suspected PF cadres last evening attacked the Woodlands home of UPND Mayoral candidate Kangwa Chileshe but were thwarted by alert security personnel from his party. The attackers who allegedly threw all kind of missiles at the house of Chileshe however fled the scene when his security from the UPND repelled the attack. Mr Chileshe has […]

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