Author: Charles Sakala

Govt Urged To Develop And Implement A Credible Debt Management Plan Prioritizing Social Sector Spending

By Leah Ngoma   The Center for Trade Policy and Development-CTPD- has emphasized the need for government to develop and implement a credible debt management plan which prioritizes social sector spending. Speaking during the launch of the findings of the study dubbed ‘ implications of public debt on expenditure towards children’ in Lusaka today, CTPD…

YALI Says Deferment Of Bill Number 10 Will Allow The Current Sitting Of Parliament To Focus On Deliberations

By Lomphande Muzumi   The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) says the deferment of bill number 10 to next year will allow the current sitting of parliament to focus on deliberations and approval of the 2020 national budget. YALI president Andrew Ntewewe explains that with only a few days before the national assembly goes on…

GBM Vows Not To Go Back To The UPND

By Prudence Siabana in Kasama   Former UPND vice president, Geoffrey Mwamba says he would rather retire from politics than go back to the UPND. Mr. Mwamba who is in the company of President Edgar Lungu on a two days working visit in Northern Province told journalists that even in the unlikely event that the…

All Academic Activities At CBU Suspended Due To Delayed Payments Of November Salaries

By Lomphande Muzumi   The Copperbelt University Academics Union has suspended all academic activities due to delayed payments of their November salaries. Yesterday, the Copperbelt University Academics Union threatened to boycott class today if their delayed November salaries are not paid and also accused university management of abrogating the law by not paying them on…

TIZ Dismayed By Continued Harassment And Intimidation Of Whistle Blowers

By Logic Lukwanda   Transparency International Zambia-TIZ- is dismayed by the continuous intimidation and harassment of whistle blowers by government and the police. Reacting to the summoning by police in Lusaka and Mansa, of Nsama Musonda Kearns, the whistle blower in the alleged missing of 80 black lechwes in the Bangweulu wetlands in Luapula province,…