Tuesday 20 February 2018

Zambia arrests ex-president over oil deal

Former Zambian President Rupiah Banda
Former Zambian President Rupiah Banda

Chris Mfula

ZAMBIA arrested former President Rupiah Banda for abuse of authority over a Nigerian oil deal, a spokeswoman for the government's investigative team said today.

Banda last week appeared before an official panel to answer allegations of corruption during his three years in charge of Africa's biggest copper producer.

Reuters

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