Category: Corruption

Zambian anti-corruption effort pits president vs. predecessor

(August 9, 2002) After 10 years in office and an aborted effort to stay on beyond the constitutional limit, Mr. Chiluba chose Mr. Mwanawasa to be their party’s candidate last year, apparently confident that his chosen successor would safeguard the darkest secrets of a government that, by many accounts, stole with little fear and even less shame.