ACC records statement from dismissed PS Magwende

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recorded an ordinary statement from recently-fired former Health Permanent Secretary in charge of administration George Magwende as it continues investigating him for alleged corruption.ACC spokesperson Queen Chibwe told journalists after Dr Magwende’s questioning yesterday that investigators had recorded the ordinary statement from him.Read more  

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‘Asset recovery, forfeiture of proceeds of crime now key in financial crimes probe’

By JOSEPH BANDA-ASSET recovery and forfeiture of proceeds of crime have become an important component of the investigation cycle for financial crimes, Inspector General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has said.Mr Kajoba said during a three-day training of investigators from various law enforcement agencies yesterday that “white collar crime has evolved as a sophisticated form of […]

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Lusambo threatened us with transfers over land – witness

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-A WITNESS has informed the Economic and Financial Crimes court how former Copperbelt minister Bowman Lusambo threatened Government employees with transfers over land matters for allegedly not following his orders.Another witness stated that Lusambo once summoned him to inquire about the availability of land on behalf of Frontier Management Services Limited.Lusambo and his […]

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Masebo slams unprofessional docs

By KELVIN MUDENDA-HEALTH Minister Sylvia Masebo says ordinary citizens have lost confidence in the way medical doctors conduct their duties in health facilities.Ms Masebo said her office had received a lot of complaints over the alleged unprofessional conduct of some doctors who are denting the image of the profession.She said over the years, the medical […]

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Mumba shocked by PF disciplinary action

By JAMES KUNDA-KANTANSHI Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament Anthony Mumba has expressed shock and disappointment that his party commenced disciplinary action against him for purchasing First Lady Mutinta Hichilema’s portrait at K150, 000 recently.Mr Mumba said in Lusaka yesterday that he had no intention of defecting to cause a by-election in the constituency where […]

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Kwacha remains bullish

By JOSEPH BANDA –AS the Kwacha continues to appreciate, the Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) has attributed the development to the positive reports from the country’s official creditors’ committee, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.BAZ chief executive officer, Leonard Mwanza said yesterday that the positive stance by the official creditors to help […]

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