PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says the opposition will pay for killing Bill 10 in 2021.
Speaking when he held a meeting with the clergy in Kapiri Mposhi on his tour of Central province , President Lungu said all those who voted against Bill 10 will dealt with come 2021.
“Now they are saying in Bill 10, there was Edagr Lungu. Edgar Lungu is coming back in 2021. It’s not about me, it’s about the law, when you make laws, they are interpreted by the courts and the courts have made a ruling on this matter and they have no vision, no explanation, you find that they want to decieve Zambian so that they can forget the crime they have committed on Bill 10. Come 2021 they have to pay for killing Bill 10.”
President Lungu added the ghost of Bill 10 will continue to haunt the opposition for rejecting the bill.
No Zambian trucks were torched in South Africa, says Amb. Major General Jackson Miti (Rtd)
ZAMBIA’S High Commissioner to South Africa Major General Jackson Miti says no Zambian trucks were torched in the recent spike of violent protests against foreign drivers in that country
This is according to a press statement issued by Mrs Naomi Nyawali, First Secretary Press and Public Relations at the Zambia High Commission in South Africa.
General Miti said speculations circulating on various media platforms that four trucks belonging to Zambian drivers were torched are not true.
He said during this period of violent protests, Zambian truck drivers were advised to park their trucks until the situation normalized.
General Miti said the Mission in Pretoria was making frantic efforts in ensuring the safety of Zambian drivers together with their properties
He re-echoed his advice to Zambian drivers traveling to and from South Africa to be vigilant on the roads for their safety.
General Miti has further advised the Zambian media and the public to get accurate updates on the situation from the Mission or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to avoid being given fake news
South Africa has recently experienced an eruption of violent protests against foreign truck drivers by local drivers, the situation which has seen about 30 foreign trucks burnt in some parts of the country, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal province.