Sata takes Mwamba to Information

Information reaching Zambian Eye indicate that President Michael Sata has moved Emmanuel Mwamba from Western province to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services as Permanent Secretary.

Mwamba who was the Permanent Secretary for Western province takes over from Amos Malupenga and by press time it was not clear the status of Malupenga, a former Managing Editor at the Post Newspaper .

According to information reaching us, Mwamba’s transfer was with effect from September 9, 2013.

Efforts to get Mwamba failed as he was reported to have gone to Sampfya for the burial of late Information Minister Kennedy Sakeni.

Mwamba who served as late Frederick Chiluba’s Spokesperson was first appointed by President Sata in 2011 as Permanent Secretary for Northern province and later transferred to Eastern province in the same capacity. He is a journalist by profession.