TRANSPARENCY International Zambia (TI-Z) has welcomed the court’s decision to order that criminal proceedings should be recommenced against Ronald Chitotela, arguing that this is a chance for him to clear his name. In response to a press query, TI-Z executive director Maurice Nyambe said the immunity deal between Chitotela and ACC had left a bitter taste in people’s mouths because it gave an impression that the former minister got away “with a mere slap on the wrist”. “TI-Z welcomes the decision of the Economic and Financial Crimes Court to order that criminal proceedings be recommenced against Mr Ronald Chitotela, the former minister of tourism under the previous regime. The immunity deal into which he entered with the ACC was not…...

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