AN effective public service is critical to the good operations as well as smooth service delivery to the citizens.
But it is poorly kept secret that the Zambian public service has been lacking big time in even the basic functions and this has brought about poor service delivery.
Just a month ago, Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko warned labour officers against colluding with investors and sitting in their offices when workers were being abused by the foreign investors.
She warned that such labour officers would be dealt with severely. She went a step further to carry out her own inspections as a way to show how badly the public officers were sleeping on duty. Read more