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Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda

Date of Birth: 24/12/1938


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Preparing for the worst

In September, Lungu replaced Alexander Chikwanda, 77, with Mutati, previously at Trade and Commerce...


Lungu schemes to survive

He will be able to exploit this when an International Monetary Fund team arrives for a week-long visit on 9 March in order to draw up an agreed programme with Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda...


PF scrambles for support

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda is taking a lot of flak for persisting with investment in infrastructure at a time of falling copper prices and electricity shortages which have reduced what little copper production there was...


Wing and a prayer economics

Despite looming elections, a sliding copper price, critical power shortages, the world's worst performing currency and record borrowing costs, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has described his goal of almost halving the budget deficit by next year as 'reasonable'...


Mining companies get their way

On 26 March, President Edgar Lungu ordered Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma and Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda to make a change to the new mining taxes by 8 April...


Narrow win stretches nerves

Alexander Chikwanda stays on as Finance Minister, a vital post amid the lingering confrontation between government and mining companies over the recently increased royalties...


Queen-maker Scott

All that remains is for the PF to decide between Kaseba and Lungu, who is backed by the powerful Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda...


Foreign boost for opposition

Sata's uncle and Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda is planning to throw his hat in the ring provided other candidates withdraw and back him as a compromise...


Fights before the funeral

After backing down from his ambitious plan to succeed Sata himself, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has opted to back Lungu for the PF presidential nomination and, according to political sources, he has promised to use his influence and connections with the business community to raise funds for Lungu's campaign...


Party rivalries grow as Sata ails

This strategy also gave the PF, especially senior figures like Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, the chance to buy time and organise themselves sufficiently to be able to contest the elections...


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