KATOMBOLA UPND member of parliament Clement Andeleki says the country needs strong laws to deal with corruption if those who handle public finances are to be deterred. Commenting on calls by Transparency International Zambia for government to introduce the Lifestyle Audits Bill in the new year, Andeleki, who is also Parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs, Human Rights and Governance Chairperson, said corruption should be a capital offence. “From our perspective as a committee in charge of legal affairs, we feel that the biggest problem this country is facing today than ever before is poverty. This poverty has been triggered by the level of stealing or pilfering of public funds. This problem has been ongoing for a long time from the…...

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