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Vol 53 No 7

Published 30th March 2012


Sata stumbles

The promise of a clean sweep of corruption is unfulfilled and the commitment to open politics undermined

Six months after their sweeping election victory, President Michael Chilufya Sata and his Patriotic Front (PF) are struggling to live up to their promises. They are in danger of losing public confidence for failing to hit any major targets in the anti-corruption fight and for constraining democracy by banning the former governing party, the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD).

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