GOVERNANCE Activist Rueben Lifuka has welcomed President Hakainde Hichilema’s position on allowing Law Enforcement Agencies to act on the FIC Trends Analysis Report, but argues that political commitments of such kind should be translated into concrete actions. And Lifuka says it’s clear from issues raised by FIC that the last couple of years have been problematic in the manner Politically Exposed Persons have conducted themselves. In response to a press query on the recently released 2021 Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Trends Report, Lifuka urged government to ensure that FIC enjoyed operational autonomy if it was to remain a trusted entity. He also appealed to the President to ensure that FIC’s governance and management situation was settled, saying there was…...

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