by Mukosha Funga on 22 Sep 2018by Sipilisiwe Ncube on 21 Sep 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 21 Sep 2018by Mirriam Chabala on 21 Sep 2018
- Goal Diggers
by Stuart Lisulo on 20 Sep 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 17 Sep 2018by Mirriam Chabala on 17 Sep 2018by Stuart Lisulo on 15 Sep 2018
by Zondiwe Mbewe on 22 Sep 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 21 Sep 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 21 Sep 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 21 Sep 2018
- Editor's Choice
by WECREATE I ZAMBIA on 13 Sep 2018by Mukubesa Mundia on 27 Jul 2018by Percy Chanda, UPND on 15 Jun 2018by Elias Munshya on 11 Jun 2018
by Diggers Editor on 22 Sep 2018by Diggers Editor on 21 Sep 2018by Diggers Editor on 20 Sep 2018by Diggers Editor on 18 Sep 2018
by Sampa Kabwela on 8 Sep 2018by Mirriam Chabala on 2 Sep 2018by Abraham Kalito on 5 Aug 2018by Abraham Kalito on 3 Aug 2018
- Guest Diggers
by Dr Chisoni Mumba on 21 Sep 2018by Dr Felix Masiye and Dr Bona Chitah on 18 Sep 2018by Chibamba Kanyama on 17 Sep 2018by Sishuwa Sishuwa on 8 Sep 2018
NAPSA sues Technical Management Board for late payment of workers’ contributionsBy Zondiwe Mbewe on 3 Sep 2018
National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has dragged Lusaka Business and Technical Management Board to court for late payment of workers’ contributions, demanding the sum K576,204, in respect of penalty arrears.
In a statement of claim filed in the Lusaka High Court, August 7, NAPSA stated that they were mandated by law to collect monthly statutory contributions from contributing employers at the end of each month.
They further stated that if a contribution was not paid within the stated timeframe, such a payment would attract a 20 percent cumulative penalty for each month.
NAPSA alleged that the defendant had been remitting monthly contributions late and as a result had accumulated debt in form of penalty arrears amounting to K576,104.
They stated that despite several reminders, the defendant had failed to pay the sum due.
“The plaintiff will aver that the defendant has been remitting monthly contributions late and as a result, accumulated debt in form of penalty arrears amounting to K576,104.48. By letter demand dated July 26, 2017, the plaintiff demanded the settlement of the said sums owing and due. The plaintiff will aver at trial that despite several reminders and letters to ensure the defendant’s mandatory compliance with the law, the defendant has failed to pay K576,104.48 now due to the plaintiff,” read the statement of claim.
They now claim for K576,104.48 in respect of penalty arrears as a result of late payment of contributions, interest on the claimed sum, damages, costs and other reliefs the court may deem fit.
About Zondiwe Mbewe
Zondiwe is a vibrant young Zambian journalist who has interest in writing political and current affairs on issues which affect every Zambians. She draws inspiration from journalists who stand for what is right and are not afraid to tell and show the truth to the people.
Email: zondiwe [at] diggers [dot] news
- Court officials, businessmen deny cocaine trafficking charges - 22 Sep 2018
- Governance system is rotten – Kamboni - 21 Sep 2018
- China was there for Zambia when the west wasn’t – Mbulakulima - 21 Sep 2018
- Chifire’s lawyers anger Supreme Court judges - 21 Sep 2018
- Underwear thief gets 6 months - 21 Sep 2018
Subscribe for email alerts
Weekly Most Digged
ArchivesOct0 PostsNov0 PostsDec0 Posts
- September 2018
- August 2018
- July 2018
- June 2018
- May 2018
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- December 2017
- November 2017
- October 2017
- September 2017
- August 2017
- July 2017
- June 2017
- May 2017
- April 2017
- March 2017
- February 2017
- January 2017
- December 2016
- November 2016
- October 2016
The News Diggers
Deputy News Editor
Plot No. Lus/9812/649-MC8
off Alex Chola Road
P.O. Box 32147
Telephone or WhatsApp:
+26-097-7708285, 095-3424603, 096-5815078
diggers [at] diggers [dot] news
editor [at] diggers [dot] news
Send this to a friend