By ESTHER NG’ANDU
INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Kampamba Mulenga has assured the country that the Government is working tirelessly to ensure there is no hunger in the country, despite continued cases of maize and mealie meal smuggling.
Ms Mulenga said Government was closely monitoring and fighting smuggling activities involving the country’s staple food.
“I am assuring the Zambian people that mealie meal will be available and there will be no hunger. As Government, we are tirelessly monitoring the situation and people should not be worried,” she said.
The minister was speaking in her constituency of Kalulushi yesterday after donating school requirements at Twalubuka Primary School.
The donation was arranged in collaboration with Red Arm, a school in South Africa and comprised materials for 100 pupils at Twalubuka; 100 uniforms and 100 pairs of shoes meant for the less privileged pupils.
“As area MP, I have worked in partnership with Red Arm a school in South Africa to help donate the materials to the pupils, “she said.