PF infrastructure projects are marred with corruption – KBFUPND Alliance member Kelvin Bwalya Fube says the infrastructure development that the PF has continued to “busk in” is marred in corruption. In an interview Fube said the procurement of medicines and other health equipment under the PF government were also connected to corruption. The PF has launched a campaign for re-election based on the infrastructure development that the party has managed to build in the past 10 years. However Fube who until recently was a PF member and legal counsel said majority of projects were laced with corruption. “Every infrastructure, like Kambwili, was trying to argue the other day,.......
KK was a decent man, his death is testimony to thatWITH his age, we all knew that it was bound to happen. But that does not make the passing of the founding president of our Republic any easy to bear. Even at 97, Dr Kenneth Kaunda’s departure from this life is as painful as the unexpected death of a person in the prime of his life. This is because in the rearview mirror of history, KK, as he was fondly called, represented one of the last if not the last, in a class of legendary and gallant sons of Africa who did everything they could to liberate their countries. KK....
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During our time, govt never spent money outside the budget – KavindeleFORMER vice-president Enoch Kavindele says during his time in office, government never spent money on anything that was not outlined in the national budget. And Kavindele who also served government as minister of Commerce says second republican president Fredrick Chiluba made some good and bad decisions, some of which were still affecting the economy today. Speaking when he featured on ZNBC’s special programme to mark Dr Chiluba’s 10th memorial, last Friday, Kavindele said during his days in government, no ministry…….
Leveraging Chinese Capital and Aid to Bolster Zambia’s Industrialization amid High Public Debt Levels – Part 2This article is the sequel to last week’s which argued that amid Zambia’s high public debt levels, China is an important developmental partner for Zambia because of Chinese FDI and aid, but Zambia will need to leverage this relationship to bolster its own industrial development. In this sequel, I draw upon field visits made to Chinese enterprises in Lusaka province on 02 June and 03 June 2021; I chronicle how Chinese investment in the country can be leveraged to bolster....