TRANSPARENCY International Zambia (TI-Z) chapter president Sampa Kalungu says there seems to be a surge in suspicious cash transactions because politicians always want to fulfil pledges towards the end of their political terms so that people can vote them back. And Kalungu says TI-Z is benchmarking how the UPND government will react to investigative reports on corruption next year, noting that sometimes politicians tend to protect their own. Speaking when he featured on Diamond TV, Monday, Kalungu said a lot of promises were being fulfilled through various cash transactions before the elections. “Towards the end of term in terms of political activities, we see that political parties tend to fulfill part of the promised pledges to the people so that…...

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