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Vol 43 No 15

Published 26th July 2002


No immunity

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 parliament's vote, Chiluba will become the first African president to lose his immunity. Several other veterans will take note.

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