Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has announced plans to hold a public protest to press government to address the economic challenges that the people of Zambia have been subjected to.
UPND Deputy Secretary General Kuchunga Simusamba has told Qfm that the Zambian people in 2013 have suffered and things should change in 2014.
Mr. Simusamba says this is why his party has found it necessary to hold a protest and petition government over the economic mismanagement that has led to the high cost of living.
Mr. Simusamba says the high Mealie meal prices, high fuel and transport costs, high cement prices and unaffordable school fees are some of the things the UNPD intends to present to President Michael Sata.
He notes that said protest of his party which will be held under the theme “No more bufi” is scheduled to take place on Wednesday the 8th of January 2014 from 10 hours to 15 hours starting from the UPND secretariat to State house.
Mr. Simusamba has affirmed that the protest by his party is in the quest to make ensure that things get better for the people in the country.