MINISTER of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Elias Mubanga says government has given his ministry about K400 million for various empowerment programmes for this year. In an interview, Tuesday, Mubanga said the said allocation had seen the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) develop other empowerment products, among them the transport category. “This year, government has given almost K400 million for empowerment programmes and that is why you have seen the institution, rather, the commission CEEC, they have already developed those products. And the interesting one is transport if you have seen. We want to also get into MOUs with companies that would supply, especially the light trucks. We want to encourage our young people to get into these light trucks,…...

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