UNIVERSITY of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers’ Union (UNZALARU) general secretary Dr Kelvin Mambwe has demanded that government releases K600 million in pensions and gratuity arrears even as it advances the debt swap initiative. In a statement, Wednesday, Dr Mambwe said it was important that the University’s indebtedness was equally prioritised and managed. “On 16 July 2021, the Government of the Republic of Zambia announced their intention to relieve civil servants’ indebtedness through an initiative called debt swap. The initiative was followed by the signing ceremony of an addendum to the...

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