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UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema demands for accountability in the utilisation of COVID-19 funds

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UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has demanded for accountability in the utilisation of COVID-19 funds the government is recieved from well wishers.

Mr Hichilema who is shocked with the death of Ian Mutambo, a lab technician from Zambezi District Hospital who died in a road traffic accident involving a Power Tools Bus says the COVID-19 resources must be used prudently to benefit those responsible for protecting the nation from the pandemic.

He said frontline health workers like Ian Mutambo must be well protected for them to fully protect the nation from the pandemic.

Mr Hichilema said government must be ashamed that a gallant young man like Ian could die in public transport while transporting sensitive materials like COVID-19 samples to Ndola when they have resources at their disposal to prevent such from happening.

He said no government should put its frontline workers in such risky situations.

Mr Hichilema said the PF must be held responsible and accountable for the death of Ian as it was caused by their carelessness.

He said going forward, Zambians do not expect such to happen again adding that all funds donated for the COVID-19 fight must be accounted for.

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  1. Ba HH, a person who is suppose to use the word ‘demand’ is the one who is in power. You don’t get your answers because you don’t know how to ask. Since you are not in power learn to use humble language that will provide answers.

    You are not in power and using dictatorial language, how about when you are voted if at all you will be voted into power.

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  2. This now starts to sound like the other people who died on the bus are not important. We need to focus our efforts on reducing road accidents. Bally how are you going to fit this?

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  3. @ Henry

    The kind of mentality you have is what got PF to this level of stealing and plunder with impunity because you don’t even know that any citizen, including yourself, has the right to demand accountability on how public funds are utilized by government. So HH is within his rights to DEMAND accountability. Wake up or shut up!

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  4. HH try to engage ministries involved running Covid 19 . This is a good thing so that you know how institutions runs national emergencies.
    What is your say on Catholic priest who is allegedly accused of being on possession death of a married woman in his room,which,later came to the public that he was her boyfriend?

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  5. This man is a dictator indeed. Why always in the habit of issuing instructions of: *I demand* *Ultimate* *Immediately* as if he is in-control. Clearly you have no ideal how national institutes or rather emergencies on a country level even work. Use proper channels dont just go on Facebook ati i demand

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  6. As you would have noticed, I have recently had a number of people copying my profile here due to my increasing popularity. As such, my public relations team are trialing a profile picture which will be unique and has never been used before. Please tell me what your thoughts are on my new picture. Kz. Meanwhile, it is disappointing and disgusting to see hh and upnd continue to use the death of a young person for political manipulation and exploitation. How desperate is hh to get power ? Zambian be very careful with such maniacs. Kz

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  7. Infact PF government must be sued for negligence. What tyoe of incompetent leadership is this and lazy Edgar Lungu a well known embezzler, he just issues statements ‘institute investigations’ what investigations? You know the cause of death and your minister is involved. How can the whole bunch of a minister say it is normal and such things happen. One must be mad or on serious drug abuse to say such nonsense. Edgar Lungu is finished. He is a rubber stamp of a president. He has eyes but he can’t see or damn scared of his own ministers. Bally will fix you. Meanwhile PF must go!

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  8. KZ,EVERY REASONABLE HUMAN BEING CAN ASK AND DEMAND ANSWERS.HOW MUCH HAS BEEN DONATED ? WORSE,OFF WHEN BIG COMPANIES DONATED BIG CASH BUT WHERE DID IT GO? LIMBI,U ALSO GOT A CUT CZ YOUR LINE OF DEFENSE DOESN’T MAKE ANY SENSE.AFTER,THAT THEY EVEN AIRLIFT HIS BODY TO GO AND BURY HIM. WHAT A SHAME.KZ,IT IS WISE TO ADMIT THAT CERTAIN THINGS WE HAVE FAILED BUT HOW DO WE CORRECT THIS?ARROGANCE IS THE ONE WHICH MADE RB LEAVE STATEHOUSE.AS,A PARENT IT NEEDS TO PAIN U. LIKE IAM FEELING IT ON BEHALF OF HIS FAMILY. CERTAIN,INCIDENTS ARE AVOIDABLE.

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  9. IMAGINE,IF TODAY IMF OR WORLD BANK APPOINTS HH ON A HIGHER POSITION WHAT WOULD BE YOUR TAKE. HH IS NOT DESPERATE BUT IT IS THE ZAMBIANS WHO ARE FED UP WITH CLONES LIKE U

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  10. We are demanding for accountability for the Privatization money you stole from the Copperbelt mines which you took to Panama as disclosed in the Paradise Papers.

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  11. HH before you remove a speck from somebody’s eye remove yours first. On many occasions you have failed to account for your wealth which was unethically acquired through undervaluation of state owned assets. Before Privitization you were just a simple partner at Grant Thorton with nothing to show for yourself. After privitization you beacme rich overnight overtaking many prominent businessmen and women in the country .No wonder you always struggle to give a proper account of how you got so rich in the blink of an eye. You have an insatiable appetite for money that is why you cant make a good president. Equally you never thought of Zambians suffering because of your looting of privitisation proceedings.You pretend to be a clean person ethically yet you are the worst among the worst.

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  12. @ Ghost, Result oriented people will always demand for it requested in various style, fashion and manner. The basic principle is to have results that are expected, acceptable and normal. This principle is found in many circumstances even in you house when expectations are doubted, unavailable and not expected, you ceases to have a character and the general public can put a tag on you as a failure, thief or corrupt. Apply this principle with our current Zambian leadership and whats obtaining in Zambia today can even shame a Zambian.

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  13. I blame donors…they know that all the donor funds will end up in bandit Ministers and and Bandit cadres’ Pockets….and Bandit President Lungu’s pockets….Zambia being Zambia nothing will happen…no accountability no nothing no nothing…you will only see Mansions without owners mushrooming in Lusaka and thats enough accountability…why is thief Chilufya still in office

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  14. BMW Bally Must Win
    ZNBC= Zambia Needs Bally Chapwafye
    BOZ= Bally Of Zambia
    BENZ= Bally Ena Ni Zii
    BBC= Ba Bally Chapwafye
    BALL= Bally Alikwata Leadership Lyonse.
    TBN= Team Bally Nationwide.
    CBC= Call Bally Chapwa
    ZABS= Zambia Accepts Bally System.
    CAB= Chapwa Asova Bally
    BBQ= Bringing Bally Qualities.
    BBA/BAC= Bally Brings Accountability/ Bally Allows Continuity
    BCE= Bally Changes Economy
    BC= Bally Chapwafye .
    BMW= Bally Muntu Wesu
    TB= Team Bally
    ABSA= Ala Bally Supplies All
    FNB= Fyonse Ni Bally

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  15. Sometimes Bahh learn to be quiet. People have spoken and spoken and you just want to be heard at last, at a wrong time and using wrong words!!

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  16. Akainde, Akinde, Akainde when people demand to know how you stole though privatization, you insult them. Anyway they say, its only thieves who think of theft all the time and you fit in that picture all the time.

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  17. The reason Zambia is Currently a Failed St@te, is because Goons running the show “DON’T DEMAND” or expect high standards from their peers.
    Ministers officials, can use Government phones to share Po2n -S!chalwe, Ministers can steal in broad daylight K!t0tela, K!talu K!lufya, Jean B@ptist, Zayell0, & the Gold plundering Cartel, officials & relatives can violntly assault Police K@!zar, Mun!r, & commit violent deeds /ars0n, kidnap on Citizens with impunity, Cadres are more powerful than official Law enforcement officers & Leaders can report Drunk /hungover on duty & not have a clue how to discipline /manage erring officials or remove them when found wanting, unless these officials challenge the Drunken Om3ga clueless one’s stay in State House.
    THAT CITIZENS IS THE REASON ZAMBIA IS…

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  18. cont;
    THAT CITIZENS IS THE REASON WHY ZAMBIA IS CURRENTLY A FAILED VIOLENT NON ACCOUNTABLE KL3PTOCRACY!
    K.K & Mwanawasa “DEMANDED” standards & ethical practice from their official’s, hence the Governments they ran were disciplined & NOT ragtag as this current Gold & Mukula loving P@kunya Funkutu P.F mess.

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  19. The headline has a grammatic error. You only use “demand for” if “demand”is a substantive and not a verb e.g. when some entity has want of a resource, as in supply-and-demand economics. ” Demand on” is used when a situation is challenging, difficult, or pressure-packed for some entity e.g there is a high demand on the kitchen staff during lunch hour. If a person makes a demand, you can use “of” if it’s “their” demand.

    More appropriate is: “UPND leader calls for accountability…” or “demands accountability/transparency”

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  20. Kaleza h² is dull imwe. I can’t stand this specie.
    Had Ian Made it to his destination, this !d!0+ would not have been yapping like this.

    Had he not sold our mines, our miners would not have died, gone into suffering or played like ponies like in today’s state of affairs.
    It’s like at that point when the villain wants to play smart guy. Guess what? H² is the villain.
    Holier than thou nigga.

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  21. HH is the single -most reason we have so much negativity and in the Country. How can we have UPND supporters surely in love with Seer1. Honestly, this Country is in danger as long as this HH continues to practise this hate type of politics. Everytime this person just thinks Ministers are stealing. Every single time he blinks, he thinks PF is stealing. Uhmmm! Awe, this guy nimfwiti nangu chibe shani.

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  22. Death of Mulambo should not be politicized .There was no negligence it was accident . Accident can happen anywhere be the plane, chopper, bicycle. Even the GRZ vehicle can be involved in in an accident

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  23. Bally is fond of demands. I’m still wondering where the name bally came from. Is this name going to win him elections next year? Just asking.

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  24. There we go again. The son of the devil and his followers has something to celebrate about. Before anyone can listen to HH over accountability he should answer the question how he became rich.

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