Zambia govt under pressure to explain StarTimes contract

Thursday 8 February 2018 | 12:45 CET | News
The Zambia branch of global civil society organisation Transparency International has demanded an explanation by the government as to why it chose only China's StarTimes to work on the country's digital migration process. The organisation's president Reuben Lifuka said the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament should thoroughly examine the matter and ensure that all those involved appear before it for questioning. 

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Companies: StarTimes
Countries: Zambia
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