ACC Quizzes Former Defence Minister- Davies Chama …in Investigations into Glencore International AG Payment, of  US$3 Million to a Named Political Party

The Anti-Corruption Commission has interrogated Mr. Davis Chama, former Minister of Defence, to help with investigations in connection with a matter in which money amounting to US$ 3 million was paid to a named political party in 2016 by Glencore International AG, the mining company that was operating Mopani Copper Mine.

The investigations border on the circumstances under which these funds were paid by the said mining firm to a political party soon after which the firm exited Zambia under unfavorable terms to  the Government of the Republic of Zambia.

Investigations into this matter are on-going.