The U.K. Department for International Development has granted 5.7 million pounds (USD9.5 million) to fight graft in Zambia, Xinhua has learned from the Zambia Daily Mail. "All Zambians will therefore be looking to the implementation of government's national strategy and its guidelines on anti-corruption to provide the actions and the impact which will enhance the country's reputation," said Mike Hammond, who heads the DfID office in Zambia.

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  • Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.