UPND spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa says recent remarks by the Chinese Ambassador to Zambia that government should await good news out of the debt restructuring negotiations with his country have shamed critics who said UPND had ruined Zambia’s diplomatic relations with China. And Mweetwa says the debt payment reduction assistance provided by Zambia’s official creditors is the fastest a debtor country has been able to attain. Meanwhile, Mweetwa says his government has nothing to do with former PF deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri’s prolonged detention, adding that as a matter of fact, she wasn’t even a fierce critic of UPND. Speaking when he was featured on ZNBC’s Sunday Interview programme, Mweetwa described the Chinese Ambassador’s announcement as “sweet music” to the…...

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