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President Sata unveils his cabinet
01 October 2011 Saturday 03:39 AM Views: 2003 times
President Sata announces his cabinet

President Michael Sata has appointed a new cabinet and reduced the size to nineteen from twenty-three.

President Sata has also created a new Ministry called Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs.

The President has appointed Guy Scott as his Vice and Geoffrey Mwamba, commonly known as GBM, as Minister of Defence.

Sebastian Zulu is the new Minister of Justice, Alexander Chikwanda Minister of Finance, and the Minister of Home Affairs is Kennedy Sakeni.

Others who have been appointed are Dr. Joseph Kasonde as Minister of Health, Chishimba Kambwili as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emmanuel Chenda is Minister of Agriculture and Livestock.

Former ZCTU president Fackson Shamenda is the new Minister of Labour, which has been merged with Sports, Youth and Gender.

Bob Sichinga is Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Minister of Mines is Wylbur Simuusa and Given Lubinda is Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Tourism.

The new Minister of Education, Science and Vocational Training is now Dr. John Phiri, who is the current Dean of the school of Education at the University of Zambia.

Professor Nkandu Luo is the Minister of Local Government, Housing, Early Education and Environmental Protection, while Esther Banda will deputise Professor Luo.

Inonge Wina is the Minister of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs, and Communications and Dr Joseph Katema as Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health.

The President has also appointed Katombola Lukuo as Southern Provincial Minister, Nathaniel Mubukwanu for Western Province, Josephine Limata for North-Western, Freedom Sikazwe for Northern Province and Miles Sampa for Lusaka.

Other provincial ministers are Solomon Mbuzi for Eastern, Davies Mwila for Luapula, Yamfwa Mukanga Copperbelt and Philip Kosamu for Central.

Meanwhile the President has merged the Ministry of Transport and Communications with the ministry of Works and Supply

Ends/znbc/ 29/09/11 15:10 hours

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VICE-PRESIDENCY

Vice-president: Guy Scott
Deputy Minister: E.C. Lungu

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Cabinet Minister: S.S. Zulu
Deputy Minister: N. Simbyakula

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

Cabinet Minister: G.B. Mwamba
Deputy Minister: P. Kaunda

MNISTRY OF FINANCE

Cabinet Minister: A. B. Chikwanda
Deputy Minister: A. Kansembe

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

Cabinet Minister: K. Sakeni
Deputy Minister: Mwaliteta

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Cabinet Minister: Dr J. Kasonde
Deputy Minister: P. Chikusu

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Cabinet Minister: C. Kambwili
Deputy Minister: Dr Effron Lungu

MNISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & LIVESTOCK

Cabinet Minister: E. T. Chenda
Deputy Minister: Nicholas Banda

MINISTRY OF LABOUR, SPORTS, YOUTH & GENDER

Cabinet Minister: F. Shamenda
Deputy Minister: R. Mbulu

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE, TRADE & INDUSTRY

Cabinet Minister: Robert Sichinga
Deputy Minister: Keith Mukata

MINISTRY OF MINES

Cabinet Minster: W. Simuusa
Deputy Minister: R. Musukwa

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, BROADCASTING & TOURISM

Cabinet Minister: G. Lubinda
Deputy Minister: Forrie Tembo

MINISTRY OF LANDS, ENERGY & WATER DEVELOPMENT

Cabinet Minister: C .Yaluma
Deputy Minister: Charles Zulu

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE & VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Cabinet Minister: Dr J.T.N. Phiri
Deputy Minister: Prof. N. Wilombe

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HOUSING, EARLY EDUCATION & ENVIROMENTAL PROTECTION

Cabinet Minister: Prof. N Luo
Deputy Minister: Esther Banda

MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, MOTHER & CHILD HEALTH

Cabinet Minister: Dr. J. Katema
Deputy Minister: J. Kapata

MINISTRY OF CHIEFS & TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

Cabinet Minister: Inonge Wina
Deputy Minister: Belinda Kawandami

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT, WORKS, SUPPLY & COMMUNICATIONS

Cabinet Ministry: W. Nsanda
Deputy Minister: S. MUKUPA

PROVINCIAL MINISTERS

CENTRAL: Phillip Kosamu
COPPERBELT: Yamfwa Mukanga
EASTERN: Solomon Mbuzi
LUAPULA: Davies Mwila
LUSAKA: Miles Sampa
SOUTHERN: Freedom Sikazwe
NORTH-WESTERN: J. Limata Limata
SOUTHERN: Katombola Lukulo
WESTERN: N. Mubukwanu


 
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