- Vol 43 No 22
- 8th November 2002
Was the election rigged? Must there be a fresh election? Later this month, the Supreme Court will resume hearing a petition on those questions.
- Vol 43 No 19
- 27th September 2002
Mwanawasa's anti-corruption claims are in doubt as evidence of election-rigging emerges
- Vol 43 No 17
- 30th August 2002
Zambia's under-paid detectives are no match for the sophisticated networks built up by ex-President Frederick Chiluba. The taskforce on allegations of plunder by him (AC Vol 43 No 15) and his cronies is having trouble finding solid evidence and President ...
- Vol 43 No 15
- 26th July 2002
Zambia's parliament voted unanimously on 16 July to lift ex-President Frederick Chiluba's immunity from prosecution. A criminal investigation will now open into those said to have benefited corruptly from his ten years in power, and if the courts uphold p...
- Vol 43 No 14
- 12th July 2002
As the new President fights the old crowd, even mattresses are weapons
- Vol 43 No 12
- 14th June 2002
This week, Finance Minister Emmanuel Kasonde receives the final audit report explaining how Zambia lost at least US$60 million in a cobalt marketing agreement with Bahamas-based Metal Resources Group in 1998-99. The audit criticises MRG's contract with st...
It still isn't clear just who won the election and who stole the cash
An audit report will soon be released on how Zambia's state mining company lost as much as US$60 million exporting cobalt to the Bahamas-based Metal Resources Group. That was in President Frederick Chiluba's time and his critics want criminal charges pres...
- Vol 43 No 6
- 22nd March 2002
President Levy Mwanawasa is at war with his predecessor, Frederick Chiluba, who resents his independent spirit. Chiluba, who is still President of the governing Movement for Multi-party Democracy, is fomenting a party revolt against Mwanawasa. In turn Mwa...
- Vol 43 No 3
- 8th February 2002
Even if the courts confirm his election win, parliament can block the President