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Digital Tax Stamps are the Right Solution to the Wrong Problem; ZRA must Take Heed

By Prof Oliver Saasa In early 2020, The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) announced its intention to start implementing a Digital Tax Stamp (DTS) Solution, which is essentially a physical paper stamp that is applied to goods and contains security features and codes. DTS is based on enhanced features that include electronically tracking and tracing products throughout the supply chain – from the manufacturer to the retailer.  Its introduction is usually expected to enable revenue authorities address a number of real and

Zambian Breweries & WWF 2021

INVESTMENT IN WATER RESOURCES CAN DELIVER STRONG FINANCIAL RETURNS, REVEALS STUDY

There is compelling evidence that environmentally-conscious investment in water resources delivers strong financial returns and creates value for all water users, according to a latest study by WWF Zambia and Zambian Breweries, commissioned through the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The report dubbed ‘The Strategic Investment Pathways Report: A Case of the Zambezi River Basin’ that has been launched today in Lusaka has underscored the need for private sector players to bridge the financing gap affecting the water sector,

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES AND LAFARGE BREATHE LIFE INTO UNZA PROTOTYPE VENTILATORS

The University of Zambia’s (UNZA) School of Engineering has developed Zambia’s first ever locally produced ventilator to help improve the country’s capacity to treat COVID-19 patients. The project – which launched its first working prototype on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 – was jointly funded by Zambian Breweries and Lafarge Zambia to the tune of ZMW100, 000. Speaking during the ventilator’s launch, Zambian Breweries Lusaka Plant Manager Albert Malunga described the creation of the prototype as a huge milestone in the country’s pursuit

40,000 HOUSEHOLDS IN GEORGE BENEFIT FROM ZAMBIAN BREWERIES AND LWSC WATER PROJECT

Zambian Breweries (ZB) and Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company (LWSC) have constructed an industrial borehole to provide clean water to 40,000 households and industries in and around Lusaka’s George Compound. The ZB-funded project – build at a cost of US$150,000 – was initiated as part of the entity’s cholera and COVID-19 response strategy which seeks to improve access to clean water and sanitation in low-income areas. The infrastructure consists of an industrial borehole and a 3.4 km pipeline producing about 20

INFORMATION MINISTER CHAMPIONS ZB’S CALL FOR OPEN CONVERSATION ON ALCOHOL

As the country enters the festive season, Minister of Broadcasting Information Services Hon. Dora Siliya has called for an open and honest conversation on alcohol use among Zambians. Speaking at a Zambian Breweries Smart Drinking Awareness event in Lusaka’s Chibolya township, Ms Siliya underscored the brewer’s #ResponsibleTogether message and advised all citizens to take personal responsibility for their alcohol use. “There must be responsibility first, and you have to set yourself some rules; nobody will give you those rules, you have to

LCC PARTNERS WITH ZAMBIAN BREWERIES TO URGE BAR OWNERS TO BECOME CHAMPIONS OF LEGAL COMPLIANCE

Bar owners, retailers, and distributors of alcohol have been given a reminder of their legal obligations as Zambian Breweries partnered with Lusaka and Ndola City Councils in a workshop of compliance. The aim was to educate those in the alcohol trade on the legal framework governing the sector to help them compete vigorously while respecting the law. The brewing company together with Lusaka City Council (LCC) and Ndola City Council (NCC) seek to educate bar owners, retailers and distributors on issues pertaining