Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says it is true that Zambia’s public debt situation has spurred turbulence in the economy, but insists that the country’s debt is still manageable and will eventually be paid back. And Siliya says the 30-day suspension of Prime TV’s broadcasting license has been a revelation on the need for journalists in Zambia to be protected from bad media owners who force them to practice unethical journalism for a salary. Speaking when she featured on ZNBC’s Sunday Interview programme, Siliya acknowledged that the country had a number of financial challenges, which had exacerbated timely payment of public sector workers. She, however, insisted that the country’s rising public debt would not cause a financial crisis because the…...

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