GOVERNANCE activist Brebner Changala says the fight against COVID-19 in Zambia has been mismanaged by leaders, causing citizens to question the authenticity of information coming from government regarding the pandemic. But Changala has urged Zambians not to doubt the dangerous effects of COVID-19 on human life owing to government’s laissez-faire attitude, encouraging everyone to take the necessary preventive measures. In an interview, Changala described President Edgar Lungu’s directive to the Ministry of Health to only hold COVID-19 updates twice a week as an insult to Zambians’ health and security and a lack of strong commitment by government to fight the pandemic. “This coronavirus came with a bang in the beginning, but it is slowly fading away with a whisper. It…...

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