Zaffico saga timeline

Zaffico saga timeline

*Timeline of ZAFFICO SAGA*

5th April 2017
Jean Kapata, lands & natural resources minister told parliament that 1,503 housing units would be sold to sitting tenants in Ichimpe, Chati and Kafubu ZAFFICO stations in Kalulushi and Kitwe.
Reported in Times of Zambia on 6th April 2017

*21 September 2017*
Report of the Parliamentary Committee on Parastatal Bodies on the Management and operations of the IDC- informed that the IDC would list ZAFFICO on the LUSE to raise new capital etc
See point #7.8.9 of this report

*August 2018*
Non Ferrous Mining Company Africa, NFCA, a Chinese mining company buys 612 ZAFFICO houses for sitting tenants from GRZ at $270,000.
Mulenga Kampamba, Kalulushi MP, announced this in Chambishi at ceremony where ECL commissioned $529million South East Ore Body project for NFCA
Reported in Daily nation on August 23rd 2018

*28 September 2018*
Magerate Mwanakatwe Finance Minister, announced during her budget presentation that ZAFFICO will be listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange in 2019.

*1-3 November 2018*
Lufwanyama police fight running battles with ZAFFICO workers

*4-6 November, 2018*
President Edgar Chagwa Lungu on a two(2)-day working visit to Copperbelt Province
Announced by Bernard Zulu, PROVincial VICE SECRETARY

*5 November 2018*
Dora Siliya on her Twitter account announces “GRZ has no intention of selling ZAFFICO”
*6 November 2018*
– Civil Servant Amos Chanda, press aide at State House, orders police to storm radio stations to stop provocative interviews
– Japhen Mwakalombe, Copperbelt Province Minister accuses HH for inciting the Kitwe riots
During interview on Hot FM Breakfast show,

*7 November 2018*
Dora Siliya offers to resign if HH can prove within 7 days that ZAFFICO has been sold

*8 November 2018*
– Speaker, Matibini asks Vice President to appoint a Minister who will issue a Ministerial statement over riots which happened in Kitwe on Monday 5th November
Reported on ZNBC
– Bowman Lusambo, Lusaka minister offers his resignation if HH can prove ZAFFICO has been sold. Reported on ZNBC

*9 November 2018*
– Kitwe Police question Sawmillers Association president William Bwalya, in connection with the ZAFFICO riots
Reported in Diggers News

– Zambia Police issue call out for HH to report a Copperbelt Police station on Wednesday 14 November

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