ACTIONAID Zambia country director Nalucha Ziba says the loss of confidence in the Anti-Corruption Commission and the country’s justice system is due to the delay in handling corruption cases. On Tuesday, ACC acting Director General Silumesi Muchula appealed to citizens not to lose hope in the corruption fight, assuring that the Commission was doing everything possible to fight graft. But in an interview, Ziba argued that a sequence of underwhelming prosecutions, investigations and arrests had exposed a possible lack of capacity to uphold the principle of zero tolerance to corruption, leading to a loss of confidence in the commission. “The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and law enforcement agencies are mandated to protect and safeguard the interests of the people by responding…...

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