Oxfam Zambia has observed that government’s failure to take action against individuals cited to have mismanaged the country’s resources is the cause of sustained inequality and an obstacle to poverty reduction. Commenting on the revelations in the Paradise Papers, Oxfam media and communications liaison office Malama Mwila complained in a statement that there was seldom any legal action taken against corporations and individuals who are accused of evading tax. “The Paradise Papers like the Panama Papers have yet again exposed the iniquities of tax havens. Zambia like several other African countries, has not been spared the injustices and harmful impacts of tax dodging. A media sweep on broader issues of transparency and accountability in Zambia shows that mismanagement and corruption…...

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