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Zambia

Margaret Mhango Mwanakatwe

Date of Birth: 1 November 1961


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Debts and denials

Court rules against Lungu opponent The Constitutional Court has overturned a High Court ruling that nullified the election of Patriotic Front Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe to her Central Lusaka seat at the 2016 general election...


A splurge before the squeeze

Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has been urging all, including the International Monetary Fund to 'be positive about the economy'...

The deal, signed barely two weeks after Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe pledged to cease new borrowing, looks likely to cost the exchequer far more than the purchase price...


Bonds, bills and ever bigger debts

Even though Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe pledged to halt all Chinese-backed projects that were less than 80% complete, on 11 July President Lungu publicly told Chinese officials in Lusaka that there would be 'no disruption in the ongoing projects' financed by China...


Putting on the brakes

Even this modest target will probably elude Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe because the government's spending habits have become so ingrained, insiders in Lusaka say...


Debt spike threatens reserves

Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, appointed in February, has failed to establish a rapport with the Fund, insiders say...

The guarantee was cancelled on 24 April by Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, completing a process set in motion by her predecessor Felix Mutati, who was appalled by the arrangement and set about cancelling it as soon as he learned about it...


A swirling fog of debt

figure announced by Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe as the arrears for end of 2017 is incomplete...


Into the valley of debt

The former Finance Minister Felix Mutati, whom Lungu replaced on 14 February with Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, has told confidants that he was not aware of all the loans contracted during his tenure...


Court in the cross-fire

The latest focus of opposition disquiet about the ConCourt, which is the country's highest legal authority on constitutional matters, is its reconsideration of the High Court judgements that invalidated the election of two sitting PF members of parliament and prominent cabinet ministers representing urban Lusaka constituencies: Margaret Mwanakatwe, the Lusaka Central MP and Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, and Nkandu Luo, Higher Education Minister and MP for Munali...


To sue or to schmooze

Kasolo's foes in the cabinet include Finance Minister Felix Mutati, Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma, Commerce Minister Margaret Mhango Mwanakatwe, Energy Minister David Mabumba and National Planning Minister Lucky Mulusa...


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