Is Govt Lying About Zambia's External Debt?
Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy leader Nevers Mumba has disputed Finance Minister Felix Mutati's debt projection of U.S.$7.2 billion saying the real debt stands at U.S.$30 billion. Mumba served as vice-president of Zambia from 2003 to 2004 under late former president Levy Mwanawasa's administration.
Zambia Reports, 28 July 2017
Former MMD president Dr Nevers Mumba says Zambia real debt stands at US $30 billion disputing finance minister Felix Mutati's projection which is quoted at $7.2 billion. Read more »
Times of Zambia, 21 June 2017
Finance Minister Felix Mutati has said Zambia is making tremendous social and economic progress to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and that the risk remaining is on… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 18 June 2017
The speaker of the Zambian National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, has suspended 48 opposition legislators for 30 days as a punishment for unauthorised absence from the parliament.… Read more »
African Arguments, 19 June 2017
An opposition leader in jail. 48 MPs suspended. A $1.2 billion IMF package on the way. Read more »