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Smuggling of maize and mealie meal should be aggressively addressed-Zambia Army Commander

General News Smuggling of maize and mealie meal should be aggressively addressed-Zambia Army Commander

The Office of the Vice President through Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has given 8,960 bags of mealie meal to Chasefu District in Eastern Province
The Office of the Vice President through Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has given 8,960 bags of mealie meal to Chasefu District in Eastern Province

Army Commander Lieutenant General William Sikazwe says smuggling of maize and mealie meal should be aggressively addressed in order to ensure food security in the country.

General Sikazwe says neighboring countries can be allowed to buy from Zambia but only through proper channels so that Zambians are NOT disadvantaged.

The Commander was speaking in Chipata today when he paid a courtesy call on the Provincial Administration where he was met by Assistant Secretary Royd Tembo.

And the Army Commander has advised Eastern regional Commander Brigadier General John Ng’andwe to facilitate for meetings with his Mozambican and Malawian counterparts in order to seek solutions to various issues of concern along the two borders.

And Mr Tembo has congratulated the Army Commander on his appointment to the highest office in the army, describing it as well deserved.

He added that the province looks forward to further engagements with the army under his command.

The Army Commander is in Chipata on a two-day familiarisation visit.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Iwe ka sikazwe you cant talk about smuggling mukula and you want to talk about mealie meal. I pray you wont end up like singogo and many other that have lived in prison but you are going mark my words.

    *History of Kwacha depreciation* .

    KK 27yrs 1 to K1500

    FTJ 10yrs K1500 to K4000

    LPM 7yrs K4000 to K4500 then K3200 lowest ever or highest appreciation ever

    RB 3yrs K4500 to K5000

    MCS 3yrs K5000 to K6000

    ECL 5yrs K6000 to K15500

    • Sorry brother, you got 1 thing very wrong. It was during mcs time the dollar shifted from K5,000 to K14,000. Than dropped back to K12,000. After elections it further dropped to 10 when felix mutati was finance minister and that dinasoure chikwanda dropped. Than when maggy came in, it went to 12. And now it’s at 15.5. This is a pf problem and the rot started with mcs when he appointed chikwanda at finance. Also most of the eurobond was signed during mcs – chikwandas time.

  2. This smuggling is a P.F operation, done by P.F ministers, officials, & wouldn’t even be surprised the Mukula Plot 1 thieving Daughter having her fingers in this maize and mealie meal scam.
    THIS IS WHAT ZAMBIANS VOTED FOR, SO ENJOY, WHILST YOU DANCE TO THAT DUNUNA REVERSE SONG!

  3. After the Mukula exposé the PF guys are falling over each other to detract us from the real story. Mealie meal smuggling is neither new nor novel. It is normally done by those with the power and the cash to pay their way across the borders – just like the Mukula syndicate; who doesn’t know that? Just sort out the Mukula nonsense and bring back the illicit cash to the country. Awe mwe!

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