Looming tax on internet Calls: A Reflection

By Felix Mwenge and Miselo Bwalya

On 12th August 2018, the Government announced intentions to impose a tax on all internet voice calls citing the need to save jobs in the telecoms sector as the main reason. From the perspective of some members of the public,

A Fleeting Lifeline from China: What FOCAC 2018 Entails for Zambia

by Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso and Caesar Cheelo

The buzzword around Africa this month (September) is China!

Earlier in the month, Chinese President Xi Jinping made an impressive and generous offer of US$60 billion in financial support to African countries over the next three years. Since then the African continent cannot stop talking about China.

Do Speed Cameras Improve Road Safety?

by Malindi M. Chatora and John Mututwa

Drivers in Lusaka will now have to exercise extra caution when driving following the deployment of roadside speed cameras by the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and the Zambia Police.

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