ONE of the most effective ways in which the UPND government will help reduce wasteful expenditure is through transparency and prudence in the award of public tenders. When it comes to government contracts, wasteful expenditure happens in various ways, some of which are quite complicated and systematic. The former government made a lot of mistakes from which we can learn a lot. The current Attorney General says his office has been rejecting bad contracts, especially when he learns that there are no funds available for the execution of the tender. He adds that this is the mistake that the previous regime made, resulting in loss of money through penalties. He adds that his office also looks at what is being…...

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