Zambia Reports (Lusaka)

Zambia: Guy Scott's Wife, Charlotte, On ZAWA Board

Tourism and Arts minister Sylvia Masebo has appointed the wife to Vice-President Guy Scott, Charlotte on the board of Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).

Masebo announced additional board members when he inaugurated the new board members.

Among the new board members is Investrust Bank managing director Friday Ndhlovu, Retired director general for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Bradford Malumbe, former Lukulu Member of Parliament Eileen Imbawe and Dr Harry Chabwera.

Masebo has urged the board to immediately investigate corruption allegations in ZAWA.

She also challenged the new board to sort out the over K2 million outstanding debt for ZAWA and recover debt owed to ZAWA

"Let us not bring our personal interest. Let us bring the interest of the country at large and I have no doubt in my mind that each of you I have put on this board can perform. I expect the board to work and support management," she said.

Masebo has come under persistent condemnation for appointing justice minister Wynter Kabimba on the board despite having many lawyers in the Ministry of Justice.

Some people have called for the withdraw of Kabimba and replace him with another representative from the Ministry of Justice.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Zambia Reports. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.