THESE are people who have worked in government for many years and they had no other sources of income, therefore, paying them their benefits three months after retirement is a commendable move, says former Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda. Mr Shamenda hopes that the pronouncement will not only be actualized, but will be considered a priority by the UPND government. Fackson SHAMENDA: “I think it’s important to encourage the government to do that as a priority. It is also up to the unions to make sure that their colleagues, immediately they are retired, the money is paid. I think it is attainable and money is always there. If we have a by-election there is always money which is found. There has…...

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