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USA happy with governments’ zeal in fighting corruption – USAID

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The United States government says they will continue supporting Zambia because of the zeal it has exhibited in fighting corruption.

USAID Administrator Samantha Power said President Joseph Biden is encouraged by the commitment the new government has shown in the fight against corruption.

Ms Power added that this commitment has given the US government confidence to investment more in Zambia because they are guaranteed that there funds will not be misappropriated.

The Administrator said this yesterday when she held a round table meeting with journalists from different media institutions at Southern Sun hotel.

“President Biden has always been talking about Zambia and how president Hakainde has stood strong in the fight against corruption and this has encouraged him so much.” Ms Power said.

She observed that even after inheriting huge debt from the previous government, president Hakainde Hichilema has been seen trying to cover out that gap.

Ms Power noted that apart from that, the US government has also seen great potential in Zambia were food and manufacturing of product is concerned.

She added that it for for this reason that they have decided to inject funds in Zambia for different sectors so that production can increase, and attract global market.

Ms Power noted that there is huge market out there and if Zambia is supported a lot can benefit and spur economic development for the country

5 COMMENTS

  1. President Biden doesnt even know where Zambia is ?
    and if you want to assist Us send us trained experienced investigative officers to assist our lacking NPA and ACC
    Get the l00TERS TO COURTS AND JAIL

  2. these people have been saying this to all governments its like they are reading the same book before visiting, nothing new . let us not be so comfortable because the USA same thing same thing has said her government is happy with your government

  3. happy with what? words of a diplomate are always diplomatic so dont get too comfortable becouse biden has no ideal were zambia is in africa or who zambian president or were zambia is in southern, wastern, eastern of africa its just bla bla bla

  4. ECL errored by telling USA that what happened at capital hill was not ok. Americans don’t like to be told what is wrong in their country. They have monopoly to the right behaviour, knowledge and everything. So Lungu wad on the wrong side of the world bully that uses democracy only seen through their lenses. Hakainde belonging to that eye should be praised even when he does the opposite. Police clearly seen in the video assaulting teenagers who insulted Hakainde for lying to the nation have not been brought to book. And “America” is numb because their police are worse in abusing citizens especially those of African origin.

  5. Of course the USA are happy because they now have their puppet in power and can pull his strings. Also notice how he is not wearing a mask or gloves next to the muzungu and yet around you negros he does

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