TRANSPARENCY International Zambia (TI-Z) says government should learn from neighbouring Malawi how corruption can be fought without shielding those occupying high public offices. Malawi’s Vice-President Saulos Chilima was last week arrested on allegations that he accepted money in exchange for awarding government contracts. Commenting on the development in an interview, TI-Z chapter president Sampa Kalungu said Zambia should take such lessons from Malawi. “At the beginning of the tenure of office, Dr Chakwera had clearly indicated that anyone who was going to be involved in issues of abuse of authority or corruption, those he was not going to protect. And over the period of his tenure, he has shown, he has demonstrated that he meant his words because three ministers…...

To continue reading this premium content, login to your account or Subscribe to our ePaper using the buttons below.
Log In Subscribe