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There is nothing difficult in employing Health workers and Teachers-Fred M’membe

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THE Socialist Party (SP) says there is nothing difficult in employing Health workers and Teachers because it is a task that can be done by any Government.

Speaking when he featured on Radio Ichengelo Radio Special Programme earlier today, SP Leader Dr Fred M’membe said what is difficult is creating new jobs in areas such as agriculture.

He said the UPND will be clocking an unfruitful year in power next month hence the “desperation” to point at things that can be done by anybody such as the recruitment of Health workers as their positives.

He said the employment of teachers and health workers is a continuous process which should never end.

“UPND is simply jumping on something that can be done by everybody, there is nothing difficult in employing Government workers. Today they are hanging on to the recruitment of 11,000 health workers with over 137,000 applying for those jobs, they are hanging on to the employment of 30,000 teachers, these are things they never promised , these are things that are not difficult to do,” he said.

“What is difficult is creating new jobs in agriculture, creating industries new service lines.”

Dr M’membe has since challenged the UPND Administration to state the number of jobs they have created in areas they promised such as the private sector.

“How many jobs have they created in the areas they had promised to create in the private sector , many people in the private sector are crying that things are difficult,“ he said.

And Dr M’membe said the UPND have pushed for a supplementary budget of K22 Billion in a desperate attempt to try and show as if something Positive is happening amidst economic hardships in the country.

“They are claiming that they have surplus, how do you have a surplus when there is a fiscal deficit in the same budget of 10%, how do you claim there is a surplus when you are failing to service your debt, debt repaying is a problem,” he said.

37 COMMENTS

  1. Tell them comrade. They are acting as if it is such a difficult task. It is tax payers money they are using. We business owners employ people every month. Nothing special. Upnd need to pull their socks and stop blowing their own mb0-lowz

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    • Your ka Lungu failed to employ even 5,000 teachers & health workers during his 10 yr reign. It had to take a Tonga man…because your PF was stealing all the money. Shameless thieves

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    • So why did PF not employ them causing such a crisis among college and university graduates? That backlog would not be there today. Shame on you, you thought they would not deliver. Mwanyala

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    • Our priority was infrastructure development to facilitate economic growth, which has now made it financially possible for your f00Iish president to employ those people and get the credit for doing nothing. You big f00Is

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    • Hehehe ati
      ‘to facilitate economic development ‘

      Lungu and economic development is like mixing oil and water……….

      Him and PF only knew how to borrow and steal…….

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    • Where is your so called “Infrastructure” ? In terms of schools , the free education seriously exposed PF. I travel across this country , and I can assure you that the country does not have ” massive” infrastructure.

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  2. Government has always been employing this type of civil servants otherwise we would have no teachers in our schools or nurses in our health institutions.
    All these guys have done is to make it look like there’s been no recruitment in these two areas and they’re the first to do so.

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    • Why were they 10s of thousands of unemployed nurses and teachers roaming the streets ?

      Lungu and PF employed less than 6000 in 7 years…………

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  3. You can’t call this job creation because these jobs are always there in government and must be filled as people are retired or dying. Job creation should be from industry so that government can have enough revenue while in this case government will be the one dishing out revenue.

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    • What ???

      That’s why I say you must be growing and smoking weed from your plot where you tell us you went to harvest ………..

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  4. PF government failed to create these jobs. Socialism cannot work in Zambia, I’m sorry so called comrade.

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  5. kkkkkkkkkk we need people who think and analyse and articulate issues,comrade well done these are the voices we need now and to PF be strong,courageous and bold stand firm.

  6. Well in as far as these jobs are there, then why didn’t the previous regime not employ them? Yes it is the tax payers money being used and being put to good accountable use, unlike the previous regime which was misusing it because they did not have a clue how to do the recruitment and did not see the need. The UPND facilitated the recruitment because it had the vision yet others want to trash it. I hope the critics can also explain why there has not been mass recruitment of teachers and health workers countrywide.

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  7. Oooh weren’t you saying Hakainde Hichilema can’t be president? Then you changed to “ there is no way he can employ 30,000+ teachers & 11,000 health workers?

    Now you have changed to “ is not difficult”? You are having a really heartache because the Tonga man you once labeled as being the leader of a “bantustan” is the President. Just stfu… l don’t even know what you read in that ‘ doctorate’ of yours…you don’t make sense atall!

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  8. Cde membe even failed to pay taxes with his post newspaper………….

    How does he claim anyone can employ those teachers and health workers ???

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    • So now you agree he didn’t pay taxes? What I remember you telling us was it was political vendetta by Edgar Lungu? Please SPAKA don’t always be a USEFUL *****…. let your YES be YES and so with your NO.

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    • De ja Vu

      Of course the way the post was closed was political prosecution by lungu…….and the fact remains membe did not pay tax , but the post was a viable business and could have reached a payment agreement.

      you must be growing and smoking weed on your ka farm ????
      I thought you were doing some usefull farming………..

      Stop smoking weed, iwe…….you are too old for that………

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    • Spaka… many companies closed due to various reasons with failure to pay statutory obligations among them. So what was so special about the Post? You supported Membe because you used his newspaper for campaigns and propaganda. Meanwhile he had victimized many citizens especially those at Zambian Airways. You didn’t care as long as he gave your party the platform. Of course now he’s of no use.

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    • De ja Vu

      I’m a realist , not a riff-raff cader……

      The post employed thousands and was a profitable business. I did not care about membe.

      I cared about the people who relied on the post.

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  9. But PF failed to employ us nurses and I am sure teachers had Bn waiting for donkey ages but no paycheck, now look at this new government still crawling but is doing wonders. Learn to appreciate bane.

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  10. mmembe is not worth listening too. He has no usefulness to the country. There is a reason why post news paper was closed. Talk about his trucks impounded in northwestern province hauling illegal commodities under PF. Please shut yo openings

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  11. Dr Mmembe is talking from experience,he had created employment with his Post newspaper sometimes let’s learn to appreciate health criticism it will help the government improve or do better

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    • Angoni – Ask Fred where he routed the profits from the Post when his workers were not paid? He invested in haulage…you want us to appreciate selfishness and crookedness. This man is a Puff Adder waiting in ambush

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  12. PF used to employ only cadres to fill positions that would become vacant due to retirements or deaths that’s why they could never announce.

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    • Can you employ an untrained cadre as nurse? I can agree with you if you said that the recruitment was done privately therefore favoring their relatives only.

  13. There goes this clown with degrees from third class universities through evening classes ! What has he ever done apart from abusing tax payers m money through his defunct airline? Just sit down you socialist puppet!!!

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    • He is not a socialist his companies were pure capitalists and the Airline was just a way of swindling the taxpayers again.

  14. Indeed there’s so much noise being made about these. The state trains these people and employs them. Its not like they get sourced from some far away place in Mongolia. They are in Mufulira, Kabwe, Luanshya and if you dont employ them it means you are really dumb.

  15. This one and Sinkamba are the same they call their political parties Socalist and Green Party on paper but in reality they have no clue what it entails.

  16. It is interesting to read some PF sympathizers comments here. Clearly, little was thought through is put when one claims a focus on “infrastructure and growth” while ignoring the fabric or ingredients for such to happen. How can you grow with poor health system, people dying due lack of medicines, equipment and human resources? How can a country develop out of control illiteracy levels especially with the youth? Human development is the one and only real development as informed people become innovative to spark the much needed small sector businesses and industries. Infrastructure to nowhere and nothing to show as major road networks remain deplorable! Universities are just on paper and money gone? What the crap are claiming the PF morons did?

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  17. THE IMPOSTER
    Our priority was infrastructure development to facilitate economic growth, ??
    DONE WITH EXTERNAL LOANS AND LEAVING US WITH A MASSIVE DEBT FOR OTHER GENERATIONS TO PAY
    YOU MUST BE CRAZY

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  18. Since there is nothing difficult about it, Mr. Mmembe, recruit 1,000 health workers in the private sector and pay them salaries for 12 months.

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  19. There is too match waffling here and there. Member is right. Let new dawn create more industries so that we employ even acountant, Engineers, Technicians, etc and earn more forex. Employing of employing of jobs is the job of the current president. From 1964 how many each presernt employed. There is no need of praising HH.There is no need of praising our president cos that is his job to do that.

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  20. Ba Musa namwebo whats wrong with Evening classes? Learning can take place morning Afternoon Evening Night 24 hours Thats why we have a life

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