President completes Cabinet appointments


President Edgar Lungu has now completed the building of his Cabinet with a number of appointments.

The President has retained the Minister of Defence role. He has also confirmed the seven appointments he made at the end of January and has appointed an additional thirteen ministers.

The full list of the new Cabinet as derived from a number of sources and including the seven previous appointments is as follows:

Inonge Wina Vice-President
Davies Mwila Minister of Home Affairs
Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Minister of Justice
Harry Kalaba Minister of Foreign Affairs
Dr. Joseph Kasonde Minister of Health
Alex Chikwanda Minister of Finance
Jean Kapata Minister of Tourism and Arts
Dr. Michael Kaingu Minister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education
Vincent Mwale Minister of Youth and Sports
Given Lubinda Minister of Agriculture and Livestock
Chishimba Kambwili Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services
Dr. John Phiri Minister of Local Government and Housing
Christbel Ngimbu Minister of Land, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
Professor Nkundu Luo Minister of Ministry of Gender and Child Development Ministry
Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines Energy and Water Development
Fackson Shamenda Minister of Labour and Social Security
Emmerin Kabashi Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health
Yamfwa Mukanga Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications
Margret Mwanakatwe Minister of Commerce
Joseph Katema Minister of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs
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