A PRINCIPAL accountant at the Ministry of Finance has narrated to the Economic and Financial Crimes Court how over K100 million, which was litigation debt, was paid to Curzon Global Limited by government from March 2020 to June 2021. Lason Kajoba, 54, testified that the part payment was made as a result of a 2017 default judgment delivered in the High Court in favour of the company. The witness was testifying in a matter in which former Defence Minister Godfrey Bwalya Mwamba is facing eight counts of conflict of interest, one count of money laundering and 15 counts of being in possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime. When the matter came up for continued trial, Kajoba told…...

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