Saturday, February 24, 2024

Lusambo delivers K300,000 empowerment fund for Kabushi Marketeers sourced from State House

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President Edgar Lungu has empowered marketers from six markets in Kabushi constituency of Ndola with a 300,000 Kwacha revolving fund to boost their businesses.

The empowerment has also come at a time when the constituency is earmarked to benefit from the construction of Kapalala market which was gutted three years ago.

Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo told the marketeers that President Lungu cares about their welfare hence his commitment to promote socioeconomic equality among the informal sectors such as marketers and taxi drivers.

“President Lungu was raised by a mother who was a marketeer and because of that, the President knows and values your impact and that is why he has sent me to deliver his support,” he said.

He has demanded for a systematic way of administering the funds in order to ensure there is proper usage of resources.

Mr Lusambo urged all those who will be given the responsibility to oversee the program to be transparent and instill confidence in the Head of State who has shown so much desire to empower them.

And Mr. Lusambo who took advantage to sensitize people on the COVID-19 pandemic also met with taxi drivers and assured them that President Lungu’s promise to empower them through various incentives such as facilitation of drivers licenses will be fulfilled as early as next week to enhance their operations.

Mr. Lusambo who earlier took time to tour individual marketeer’s stands also appreciated the role they play in the country’s socioeconomic development and bought various products as a way of promoting their businesses.

Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo visiting marketeers
Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo visiting marketeers
Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo visiting marketeers
Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo visiting marketeers

47 COMMENTS

  1. Desperado, indeed. 3 years ago they burnt the market themselves, upto today they have failed to rebuild for the jobless people. Today they are still talking about money that marketeers don’t see. It’s just all talk & no money. Ask marketeers all over the copperbelt, zero. Tushimi fye bomfwa. Ask the youth & this empowerment find, they just head words money has not come. Even mere 3 pins have not come. Marcopolos have not come. They clapped for nothing.

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  2. PF dishing handouts because they’ve failed to make the economy work so that these people can fend for themselves.

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  3. Next time I would like to hear such and such amount of money has been released to pay retirees and retrenchees.
    By the way people say politicians have no control over public cash but technocrats. Is this government or personal money.

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  4. Yet to see even one presidentially-empowered person doing well and affording basics in life. They all remsin poor and vulnerable and with prices rising every week, u ain’t seen nothing yet. 2021 will be worse than 2020.

  5. Blessed is the hand that gives. Thanx for the empowerment. I pray that your fellow ministers and MP’s follows suit.

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  6. Imwe apaseni adzimai ndilama batsiguritsa pamtsika ve!
    Kikikikikikijukija, strategic empowerment. At least we know that it’s not coming only in an election year. You’ve been doing that that for a long time. As and when I Thorn jet into Zambia a couple of months, we shall surely ensure victory for one ECL. Besides during the era of SARS-CoV-2, empowerment is critical.
    The rich should empower the poor and the poor recognize that. God smiles.
    At the markets, we have Single Mothers, Orphans and Widows.
    James 1:27 “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”
    James 2:15-16“Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to…

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  7. Go on the Bible supports that. You’ve been doing this for a long time. You can’t stop now.
    James 1:27
    “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”
    James 2:15-16
    “Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to him, “Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?”
    Hosea 14:3
    “For in You the fatherless find compassion.”
    You bring happiness to my soul.
    You are taking to, not taking away from the poor. The difference between kleptoh² and ECL.

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  8. Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Hon. Bowman Chilosha Lusambo you ought to be ashamed of yourselves. You steal and pocked hundreds and millions of $US and you give 300,000 Kwacha to marketers as bribery money to vote for you? 300,000 Kwacha/6 = 50,000. Does each market get 50,000 Kwacha to share among its members? How many members are we talking and how much does each get? Kampala market was gutted 3 years ago, now is when you are dispersing empowerment funds? Something smells fishy! Ow …. its called elections! How long will that money last them while you continue looting the nation? This is disgusting!!! Its an insult to Zambians! You’re making a mockery out of them! Zambia please vote Hakainde Hichilema. You have nothing to lose compared to thieves at Patriotic Front – PF.

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  9. THIS IS JUST VOTE BUYING PLAIN AND SIMPLE !!!!!!!!!!!
    4 YEARS OF ZERO NOW DISHING FUNDS OUT LIKE WATER !!!!!!!!!!
    HOW SWEET IS POWER
    DONT BLAME THE PEOPLE FOR ACCEPTING AND HOPEFULLY THEY NOT THAT STUPID AND DULL

  10. I don’t like saying this, but it looks PF is winning no matter what the opposition does. After that the constitution will be amended to remove presidential term limits Museveni-style. This is what is coming.

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  11. The sudden “generousity” from PF as we near elections is nothing less than panic.Churches haven’t been spared.They don’t go to pray but leave bundles of cash and cars.Reminds me of Muzowera’s Rufaro Stadium carnival and the rest is history.

  12. When Pilato said that they want you to be poor and ignorant so that come election campaign they will hand you money and you will applaud them for working hard when you don’t have clean and electricity.

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  13. This is the type of hard work which gives upnd and evil diasporans sleepless nights. When was the last time you heard hh had done something charitable for anyone since he donated tu ebu soap last year. Wakaso hh

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  14. Continue bribing them but the writing is already on the wall. Is it not the PF that taught them donchi kubeba. Collect your money but don’t tell them where you are voting.

  15. Kaizar Zulu
     January 31, 2021 At 1:36 pm

    “This is the type of hard work which gives upnd and evil diasporans sleepless nights. When was the last time you heard hh had done something charitable for anyone since he donated tu ebu soap last year. Wakaso…..”

    Hh uses his own money , lungu uses stolen money from Zambians…..

    And in any case , people want a working economy to be able to make money and find employment, not living on handouts

    ……..will those hand out pay children’s school fees ???

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  16. KZ CUT YOUR PUPPET STRINGS>>>>>>>>>>
    THE PROPAGANDA YOU ARE PUSHING OUT HERE WONT WORK
    WE AND SEMI LITERATE HERE AND WE CAN SEE THROUGH YOUR MEANINGLESS RHETORIC

  17. Akaps and your fellow moron tikki I wont even waste time on you. Trying to reason with upnd supporters is like taking a shlt mu chamber. It just doesn’t work and will never work. Should you force yourself in the chamber all you will be left with is a mess. So I will leave these two bumz alone

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  18. Look at the so called born again impostor…the boy couldn’t get attention with that line now he is back again to this one everything is a game!! #N3z the coon

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  19. It’s good that they are returning some of the loot so that you can them a license to have another go at looting from 2021 to 2026. You can eat what they are giving you but make a sober decision in August

  20. ZAMBIA DEFAULTS ON SECOND EUROBOND PAYMENT
    It is the second default
    Lusaka — Zambia skipped a $56.1m coupon payment on January 30 on its Eurobond maturing in 2027, the finance ministry confirmed on Sunday.

    Meanwhile these foooooools are dishing out cash!!

  21. Zambians, election is tricky, last year we had plenty of rains, loadshedding continued, retirees are not paid their repartition allowances since 2013. Imagine. PF retirees in institutional houses will not vote you have failed to clear them, waiting to be cleared as far as 2013? Go ahead don’t cry when results for 12 August won’t be to your favour, because of a retiree. We want change.

  22. For sure this is a sure way of collapsing an economy. How can someone have so much cash with no accounting system. This is a mafia style of managing things

  23. Comment:GIVE THE MONEY TO PEOPLE WHO DESERVE IT,TAKE FOR INSTANCE RETIREES ARE CRYING OUT THERE FOR THE SAME MONEY U ARE SQUANDERING…HOW DO U IMPRESS THE MINORITY LEAVING THE MAJORITY HEART BROKEN…ENOUGH!!!h

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