CHIEF government spokesperson Chushi Kasanda says ministries and other government agencies usually communicate with the media without liaising with her office on major government pronouncements, which she says creates a gap in the information flow. Meanwhile, Secretary to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa has emphasised that for any government to effectively serve its people, leadership and government operatives need to pull in the same direction. Speaking during a government communication retreat in Siavonga, Kasanda observed that the lack of a coordinated, proactive and predictable communication system posed a challenge for government to set the agenda for public debate. “The lack of a coordinated, proactive and predictable communication system poses a challenge for government to set the agenda for public debate on…...

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