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Vol 44 No 19

Published 26th September 2003


Zambia

Zamtrop and the politicians

The courts are crowded with politicians and public servants who served under the previous President. Frederick Chiluba himself was arrested on 5 August to face 96 counts of theft by a public servant, allegedly involving over US$40 million. He laughed as the charges were read in court. The Anti-Corruption Task Force includes officials from all security agencies and its task is to deal with the suspected plunder of national resources during Chiluba's reign.

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