MINISTER of Small and Medium Enterprise Elias Mubanga says there is a need for newly registered companies to be given contracts under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) despite lack of experience. Responding to a question in parliament from Chimwemwe PF Member of Parliament Allen Banda, who expressed concern that newly registered companies won’t be given contracts under CDF, Mubanga said he had observed from his recent tour that CDF contracts were only being given to companies with experience whilst neglecting the newly registered companies. “We need to build capacity in these new companies. I mean, for these old companies, for them to have experience, there was a starting point. So, my ministry, the Ministry of Technology and Science, the Ministry…...

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