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Corruption cases to take 90 days before court – HH

President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA says corruption cases in courts will now be concluded in 90-days.

President HICHILEMA says Government has put in place systems and conditions to ensure corruption cases are handled in a speedy and conclusive manner.

The President says the recent appointment of Judges to the High Court and the Financial Crimes Court is one measure to enhance the delivery of Justice.

He says the Financial Crimes Court will further have dedicated rooms to try corruption cases in a speedy manner.

The President adds that the management and leadership structure of investigative wings is also under review to enhance the fight against the vice.

The Head of State says the country’s economy slowed down in recent years largely due to corruption in Government

The President says it is shameful that some countries that had smaller economies are now doing better than Zambia because they have dealt with corruption more decisively.

President HICHILEMA says arms of Government such as the Judiciary, the Legislature and the Media should work to together to fight corruption with full force.

President HICHILEMA said this in Parliament when he addressed the Nation on the progress made on the application of National Values and Principles.

The President’s address was themed in six parts namely, Morality and Ethics, Patriotism and National Duty and Democracy and Constitutionalism.

Others are Human Dignity, Equity, Social Justice, Equality and Non Discrimination, Good Governance and Integrity and Sustainable Development.


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