Hakainde Hichilema

  • Africa & World

    Zambia’s biggest creditors range from China to a local furniture seller

    Zambia published a full list of its 44 external creditors that shows the central government owes Chinese lenders more than one-third of its total $13.4 billion of foreign-currency debt stock. The list includes more obscure funding sources, such as a $306 million loan from a local furniture supplier called Mikalile Trading Co. Total public-sector debt, including foreign- and local-currency loans…

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    Hichilema fires Cabinet Secretary, dissolves 5 parastatal boards

    ZAMBIAN President Hakainde Hichilema has, with immediate effect, dismissed the secretary to the cabinet Simon Miti and dissolved boards of ZESCO Limited, Zambia Railways, Indeni Petroleum Refinery Company, and ZAMTEL. According to the press statement issued to the media Tuesday evening by the Lusaka State House, Hichilema has since appointed the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet for Administration Patrick Kangwa…

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    Hakainde fires Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) boss

    ZAMBIA’S President Hakainde Hichilema has dismissed Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda with immediate effect. In a statement released to the media by his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Anthony Bwalya, President Hichilema has relieved Mr Chanda of his duties in the exercise of his powers in accordance with the Laws of Zambia. The president has…

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