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Alexander Chikwanda (Image from Zambian Eye at https://zambianeye.com/)
Alexander Chikwanda (Image from Zambian Eye at Zambian Eye)

Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda (born 24 December 1938) is a Zambian politician. He was a member of the National Assembly during the 1960s and again in the 2010s, also serving as Minister of Finance from October 2011 to September 2016.

Stick to Your Roles, Chikwanda Counsels Politicians

[Times of Zambia] FORMER Finance minister Alexander Chikwanda has said Zambia's democracy can only be meaningful if everyone, including the opposition and ruling party, accept their obligations and responsibilities.

Chikwanda Explains Kwacha Gain

[Zambia Reports] Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has attributed the appreciation of the Kwacha in the last two weeks to interventions on the monetary side of the economy.

Tom Mtine Is a Legend – Chikwanda

[Times of Zambia] Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has described alderman Tom Mtine as a living legend who has kept a low profile despite his many achievements throughout his life.

Irrigation Farming Panacea for Agro Sector

[Times of Zambia] THERE is need to invest more in irrigation to facilitate continuous agricultural activity in the country following the prevailing drought in many areas, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said.

Insurance Cost Reduces

[Times of Zambia] In his 2016 Budget presentation, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda proposed to Parliament the removal of the 16 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) and have it replaced with an insurance levy at three per cent.

Govt to Aid Zambeef Outgrower Schemes

[Times of Zambia] FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said Government will work with Zambeef to find institutions that can finance Zambeef's outgrower schemes for the Palm Oil project in Chief Kopa's area in Mpika.

Tackle Climate Change – Chikwanda

[Times of Zambia] FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has called for a holistic and well collaborated global actions to fight climate change as persistent changes to the climate have potential to hamper poverty reduction efforts.

HH – 2016 Budget Fails to Inspire Anyone

[Zambian Watchdog] The 2016 budget presented by Hon Alexander Chikwanda fails to inspire anyone. The failure to inspire is as a result of the fact that it is blatantly skewed towards the Executive and proposes little that will materially improve the si...

NGOCC Says Budget Not Pro-Poor, Fails to Address Current Suffering

[Zambian Watchdog] The Non Governmental Organisations' Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has noted the Government's proposed K53.14 billion National Budget as announced in Parliament by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Alexander Chikwanda on Friday, 9th October...

Domestic Borrowing to Be Limited

[Times of Zambia] Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says the Government will in 2016 limit domestic borrowing to maintain public debt within sustainable levels.

It’s a K53 Billion Budget

[Times of Zambia] Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda yesterday presented a K53.14 billion 2016 National Budget which will be financed through domestic revenue and grants from cooperating partners.

Finance Minister Unveils 2016 Budget

[Times of Zambia] Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda is today expected to unveil the 2016 national budget amid economic challenges.

Govt Tips Financial Firms On Investment

[Times of Zambia] Chongwe -The Government will rely on financial institutions for the mobilisation of capital for investment by its citizens in the country, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said.

Debt Ceiling Bill Goes Through (74 – 41)

[Zambia Reports] Parliament yesterday voted to adopt a motion by Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda to increase the amount of external loans outstanding at any one time from K35 billion to K60 billion.

Debt Ceiling Bill Goes Through (74 – 41)

[Zambia Reports] Parliament yesterday voted to adopt a motion by Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda to increase the amount of external loans outstanding at any one time from K35 billion to K60 billion.