Zambia’s Cabinet Appointed by President Michael Sata

The following is a list of Zambia’s new Cabinet ministers and their deputies announced by the government today. President Michael Sata won the Sept. 20 presidential election. He appointed Guy Scott as Vice President and E.C. Lungu as Deputy Vice President.

1. Ministry of Justice
Minister: Sebastian Zulu
Deputy:  N. Simbyakula

2. Ministry of Defense
Minister:  Godfrey B. Mwamba
Deputy: Panji Kaunda

3. Ministry of Finance
Minister:  Alexander B. Chikwanda
Deputy: A. Kansembe

4. Ministry of Home Affairs
Minister: Kennedy Sakeni
Deputy: Mwaliteta

5. Ministry of Health
Minister: Dr Joseph Kasonde
Deputy: P. Chikusu

6. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister: Chishimba Kambwili
Deputy: Dr Effron Lungu

7. Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
Minister: Emmanuel Chenda
Deputy: Nicholas Banda

8. Ministry of Labour, Sports, Youth and Gender
Minister: Fackson Shamenda
Deputy: Rayford Mbulu

9. Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry
Minister: Robert Sichinga
Deputy: Keith Mukata

10. Ministry of Mines
Minister: Wilbur Simuusa
Deputy: R. Musukwa

11. Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Tourism
Minister: Given Lubinda
Deputy: Forrie Tembo

12. Ministry of Education, Science and Vocational Training
Minister: Dr. J.T.N. Phiri
Deputy Minister: Prof. N. Willombe

13. Ministry of Lands, Energy and Water Development
Minister: C. Yaluma
Deputy: Charles Zulu

14. Ministry of Local Government, Housing, Early Education and
Minister: Prof. Nkandu Luo
Deputy Minister: Esther Banda

15. Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health
Minister: Dr Joseph Katema
Deputy:  Jean. Kapata

16. Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs
Minister: Inonge Wina
Deputy: Belinda Kawandami

17. Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications
Minister: W. Nsanda
Deputy: S. Mukupa

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