Chipangali Member of Parliament, Vincent Mwale appointed Sports Minister.

MMD Chipangali Member of Parliament, Vincent Mwale is new sports minister while MMD Mwandi MP Michael Kaingu has been given the post of Minister of Education, Science and Technology.
President Edgar Lungu announced these appointments this morning which has also seen several Ministers retaining their positions with fewer new faces.
Former Sports minister Chishimba Kamwbili has been transferred to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in the same capacity.
Kabwata MP, Given Lubinda returns to cabinet in a new role as Minister of Agriculture and Livestock.
Christopher Yaluma also retains his post as Minister of Mines and Minerals Development.
Zambezi West MP Christable Njimbu is the new Minister of Lands.
Fackson Shamenda retains his post as Minister of Labour while Emerine Kabanshi goes to the Ministry of Community Development to pave way for Dr. John Phiri who has taken over as Minister of Local Government and Housing.
Professor Nkandu Luo who was not present during the swearing ceremony has been given the post of Minister of Gender although President Lungu was quick to point out that he will not have a problem appointing other people to the post if Prof Luo is not happy with the appointment.
President Lungu announced that he will hold on to the post of Defence Minister until further notice.
Missing from the list so far are former vice president, Dr. Guy Scott, former local government minister, Emmanuel Chenda, former Agriculture minister, Wilbur Simusa, former Commerce minister, Bob Sichinga and former Lands minister, Mwansa Kapeya.
The head of state said he will come and complete the appointing of his entire cabinet when he returns from his trip to Angola for a state visit.
President Lungu said he will leave for Angola tomorrow and announced that Vice President Inonge Wina will act in his absence.
President Lungu said he will demand excellence and loyalty from all his cabinet colleagues and warned that he will not hesitate to discipline those that will underperform.
Meanwhile Chipangali MP Vincent Mwale has described his appointment as a blessing from God.
Mr. Mwale told Breeze News that his appointment as Minister has been done with full consultation from the MMD President, Dr. Nevers Mumba
He has promised to ensure that sports is boosted in the country to put Zambia on the world map.

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