The Patriotic Front (PF) government has failed to walk the talk as a listening government, says Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) executive director Wesley Chibamba. Commenting on the 30 ngwee per day tariff on Internet calls, Chibamba said he did not understand why government had failed to be transparent in the decision-making process on matters of serious public concern. “The reasons why the PF government does not engage the public to consult before coming up with new taxes or tax reforms are not known to all of us. I mean we don’t know why they don’t do that, but then I think the importance of public consultation cannot be overemphasised. And they are very aware of that, especially when making decisions…...

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