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Forensic audit to help establish social cash transfer scandal culprits

Margret Mwanakatwe Finance Minister Margret Mwanakatwe says the forensic audit into the fraudulent activities in the social cash transfer will help establish those involved. Mrs Mwanakatwe has told Parliament that the audit is progressing in the ministries of general education and community development social welfare. She says once the forensic audit is completed, it is…

James Bond: Cary Joji Fukunaga to direct next Bond film

Cary Fukunaga directed the first series of HBO’s True Detective The man behind Netflix series Maniac has been named as the director of the next James Bond film. Cary Joji Fukunaga replaces Danny Boyle, who dropped out last month blaming “creative differences”. Producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli praised Fukunaga’s “versatility and innovation”. He…

Kabanshi used as sacrificial lamb- NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has charged that Emerine Kabanshi has been used as sacrificial lamb following her dismissal as community development and social welfare minister over fraudulent activities in the social cash transfer leading to donors withholding aid. NDC Secretary General Mwenya Musenge says the dismissal of Ms Kabanshi is selective, and raises…

Zambia’s economy worrying- World Bank

World Bank Country Representative Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg has bemoaned the slow pace at which Zambia’s economy is growing. Speaking at the launch of Zambia’s economy brief in Lusaka, Ms. Ruthenberg has observed Zambia’s economic growth of half the projected seven percent is not exciting especially if poverty is to be eradicated. Ms. Ruthenberg says this development has…