ECONOMIST Noel Nkhoma says the PF’s proposal to remove road tax in their 2021 to 2026 manifesto does not make economic sense. During the latest PF manifesto, President Edgar Lungu said if re-elected, he would remove road tax. But in an interview, Nkhoma wondered why the PF government wanted to remove other channels of revenue generation when the country was under economic distress. “In the state of the economy that we currently have, we are operating a very high budget deficit, which is in double digits. Then we have a...

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