DEFENCE Minister Ambrose Lufuma says government will not force school leavers to join the “compulsory” life skills training through the Zambia National service, but incentives will be granted to ensure that people volunteer. In an interview, Lufuma said the training programme was expected to target youths aged between 18 and 25, adding that once government’s economic transformation programme was successful, funds would be channeled towards the venture. “The principle or objective is very noble and I think it is very important that we get back to good values, mindset change, discipline, nationalism and all that. That is inculcated by this sort of training programme. It is a bit of military and a lot of skills. We as a new administration,…...

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