Friday, April 19, 2024

President Hichilema Directs Farming Inputs for Traditional Leaders Amid Drought Concerns


President Hichilema has issued a directive for all Traditional Leaders to receive farming inputs as part of the Irrigation Support and Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP). The move aims to ensure food security in chiefdoms amidst the prevailing drought conditions across the country.

Addressing Copperbelt traditional leaders during a meeting, President HICHILEMA emphasized the importance of chiefs leading by example in promoting irrigation farming. He assured them of government measures to prevent starvation in drought-affected areas.

Additionally, President Hichilema commended Copperbelt traditional leaders for their cooperation with mining investors, urging them to discourage the sale of mining licenses. He called upon traditional leaders nationwide to follow the example set by their counterparts in the Copperbelt.

In response, Senior Chief Nkambo of the Lamba Lima Royal Council of Chiefs expressed gratitude to the President for his leadership in revitalizing the mining sector on the Copperbelt.


  1. Amalanda kanwa. Someone is claiming that this is the worst drought in 100 years…. nope I have seen more severe ones and I am not 100 years old.

  2. Government by liars for liars. They agree with Zesco on eight hours daily load shedding and then instruct Zesco publicly to reduce the the time for loading shedding. This is just to make Zesco look bad and them to look like a caring government.

  3. If someone tells too many lies, it becomes very difficult to believe anything they say. Satan is busy preparing an award for Hichilema and considering to deputize him.


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