- Vol 44 No 19
- 26th September 2003
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 t...
- Vol 44 No 14
- 11th July 2003
President Levy Mwanawasa's government agreed a budget for 2003 with the International Monetary Fund and overspent it by 612 billion kwacha; the IMF's man in Lusaka, Mark Ellyne, says it therefore will not release the US$100 million conditionally pledged t...
- Vol 44 No 12
- 13th June 2003
Frayed tempers and shoddy deals lie behind President Mwanawasa's political cull
- Vol 44 No 5
- 7th March 2003
Arresting the former President sets a precedent and splits the
- 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...