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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Thieves steal Lungu’s TVs

THIEVES have broken into former president Edgar Lungu’s house and walked away with two television sets valued at K66,000. And PF Information and Publicity Secretary Raphael Nakacinda says his party has reasons to believe that the incident was well orchestrated, under the supervision of professional entities. In a statement, Tuesday, Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga confirmed […]

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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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Allegations against dismissed Health PS: Magwende signed $100m contract without following procedure

FORMER Ministry of Health permanent secretary Dr George Magwende signed a contract for the construction of pre-fabricated Covid-19 health facilities at a cost of US$100 million, without following procedure, sources at Cabinet Office have told News Diggers. Meanwhile the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday summoned Dr Magwende to appear for questioning today on allegations of corruption. […]

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A year after losing, we’ve repented, give us another chance – PF

PF national chairperson Davies Chama says one year after losing the general elections, the former ruling party feels energised, having repented and reflected on a number of things which displeased Zambians. In an interview, Chama said given another chance to rule in 2026, Zambians would see a totally changed PF. “For us and maybe speaking […]

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