Tuesday, 26 March 2013

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Former President of Zambia charged over a Nigerian Oil deal

 Rupiah Banda last week appeared before an official panel to answer allegations of corruption
Zambia has clearly answerable above admiral Rupiah Banda for bribery of ascendancy over a Nigerian oil deal, a government backer has said.

Mr Banda endure anniversary appeared afore an official console to acknowledgment allegations of corruption.

The allegations chronicle to his three years in allegation of Africa's better chestnut producer.

Mr Banda has been accused of misappropriating added than $11m (€8.4m) during his three years in office.

He has been arise on a band and will arise in cloister tomorrow.

Zambia this ages bare Mr Banda of amnesty from prosecution, a assurance it was accepting afterpiece to bringing academic accuse adjoin him.

Mr Banda, who led Africa's top chestnut ambassador from 2008 to 2011, has maintained his innocence.

The above admiral was questioned for about three hours afterwards his arrest, his advocate Sakwiba Sikota said, abacus that Mr Banda had done annihilation wrong.

Mr Banda after appeared afore supporters cogent them to abide calm and that he would win his case in court.

He was defeated in 2011 by battling Michael Sata, whose government has launched several high-profile bribery probes into deals addled by the above administration.

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