Newly-appointed Minister of Finance Dr Bwalya Ng’andu now faces the daunting challenge of dealing with the Patriotic Front government’s self-serving nature amidst the need to implement austerity measures, says former Secretary to Cabinet Dr Sketchely Sacika. In an interview, Dr Sacika observed that Dr Ng’andu faced the challenge of dealing with PF government’s excessive expenditure, which fell contrary to the need to cut costs and effectively implement much-needed austerity measures. “Zambia may be likened to a very fat man who is in danger of causing irreparable damage to his health, unless he loses weight. Such a person must be prepared to give up a lot of goodies and follow a regime of exercise that will lead to the recovery of…...

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