Charity Urges U.K. To Reverse Aid Suspension In Zambia Implemented Over Corruption Allegations
The Guardian: Calls for U.K. to overturn aid freeze to Zambia despite corruption claims
“A leading charity has called for Zambia to be given the benefit of the doubt as allegations of corruption and uncontrolled spending threaten to plunge the country into crisis. Fraud allegations that led to the suspension of the U.K.’s aid funding to Zambia and the sacking of a key minister could deepen Zambia’s precarious financial position as further details of President Edgar Lungu’s government overspending is revealed. … Three government departments — education, health, and community development — are now the subject of inquiries…” (Austin, 9/25).