PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has insisted that there is no witch hunt in the current anti-corruption crusade, stating that his government is only holding those who stole public resources accountable. Meanwhile, Anti-Corruption Commission board vice chairperson Irene Lamba has insisted on the need to subject all public officials to lifestyle audits. According to the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International, Zambia is ranked 117 out of 180 countries. In a speech read on his behalf by Justice Minister Mulambo Haimbe during the commemoration of the International Anti-Corruption Day, Friday, President Hichilema said his government was fighting corruption comprehensively and inclusively. “In Zambia, we have had a devasting experience with corruption and its related vices. The Auditor General’s Report over…...

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