GOVERNMENT says it has in the last 14 days approved various Constituency Development Fund projects in over 70 constituencies. Speaking during a media briefing, Tuesday, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Nicholas Phiri said the Ministry had approved applications for eight constituencies in Lusaka Province. “Talking about what we have done in the past 14 days, I am happy to report that we have approved more than 70 constituencies. These are applications that we received in the last two weeks. We have seen that in some constituencies, there is a bit of panic, especially from tertiary institutions. And in some cases, they are threatening to send children away from school and we are saying…...

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