ZAMBIA Statistics Agency Interim Statistician General Mulenga Musepa says the agency does not succumb to pressure from the public in its computation of the inflation rate. After recording a continuous drop in the last few months, which made several stakeholders raise their eyebrows, the annual inflation rate for July 2022 increased to 9.9 percent from the 9.7 percent recorded in June. In an interview, Thursday, Musepa said the agency was an autonomous and professional institution which communicated facts as they were. “We are an autonomous and professional institution. For instance, inflation is not determined in my office, it is not determined by any one single person. If you look at my presentation, I did bring out the factors that led…...

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