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K3 Millions for Interns in Luapula province.

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Tobias Tembo

The government of Zambia has released three million Kwacha to pay youths engaged as interns in Luapula province. Luapula Province Youth Coordinator, Tobias Tembo has confirmed the release of the money for the months of June, July and August.

He says the money will be paid to 595 interns who are deployed in all the districts and engaged under the Youth Skills apprenticeship programme, through the government’s youth empowerment initiative.

He has explained that the interns and super interns who were owed money in arrears have since started accessing the funds.

Source – ZANIS

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