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George Osborne in pledge to help world’s poor fight tax abuse

The chancellor George Osborne has pledged to join forces with the developing world to crack down on multinationals avoiding tax in some of the world’s poorest countries. Fresh from the G20 meeting of finance ministers in Moscow, Osborne reveals in … read more »

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TIZ bemoans inaction on Auditor General’s reports

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has observed that it is unfortunate that the releasing of the Auditor General’s report has been reduced to a mere annual academic exercise. Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has observed that it is unfortunate that the releasing … read more »

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Former PS nabbed

FORMER Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Sam Phiri has been arrested on two counts of abuse of authority of office and corrupt acquisition of public property. Dr Phiri was arrested locked up in a cell at Woodlands police station … read more »

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Muteteka pleads not guilty

FORMER Deputy Minister Moses Muteteka has appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to eight counts of abuse of authority of office and theft. Muteteka, 41, who is MMD Member of Parliament (MP) for Chisamba appeared before Lusaka Magistrate Fides … read more »

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Muteteka nabbed

FORMER Local Government and Housing Deputy Minister in the troubled opposition MMD, Moses Muteteka has been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for theft, abuse of authority and corrupt practices. Mr Muteteka, who is Chisamba Member of Parliament (MP), was … read more »

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Wait for your day in court, Nevers told

GOVERNEMNT has advised opposition MMD president Nevers Mumba to wait for his defence in court and not accuse Government of political persecution. Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Kennedy Sakeni, who is Chief Government spokesperson, advised Dr Mumba not to comment … read more »

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MMD spin doctors caged

FORMER Information minister Ronnie Shikapwasha, MMD propagandist Chanda Chimba III and two others were yesterday arrested and briefly locked up over alleged abuse of close to KR700,000 (700 million) public funds. Others arrested are former Zambia Daily Maildeputy managing director Davis … read more »

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Former minister Muchima arrested

FORMER Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Deputy Minister Elijah Muchima has been arrested. He has been charged with one count of abuse of authority of office involving KR900,000 (K900 million). Mr Muchima, who is MMD Ikeleng’i Member of Parliament … read more »

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Teachers houses now out of bounds’

By CHRISTINE CHISHA and ARTHUR MWANSA GOVERNMENT has banned pupils’ visitations to teachers’ houses even for tuition to help reduce cases of child sexual abuse. And the Ministry of Education says it has in the last seven months recorded 16 … read more »

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