GOVERNANCE Activist Rueben Lifuka says the scale of properties purportedly owned by former president Edgar Lungu’s economic advisor Hibeene Mwiinga goes way beyond a Special Assistant’s annual salary, which in 2018 stood at around K414,000. The Anti-Corruption Commission recently arrested and charged Mwiinga for possession of property valued at over K41 million and cash amounting to over US $238,900. Commenting on this development, Lifuka said the arrest amplified concerns from stakeholders on the lifestyles of those who were serving in higher positions in the immediate past. “The announcement made by the Anti-Corruption Commission of the arrest and charging of the former Special Assistant for Economics to the former Republican President Edgar Lungu, amplifies the many concerns that stakeholders including civil…...

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