Rupiah Banda

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Former Zambia President Rupiah Banda talks to sympathizers outside... News PhotoCourthouse,Crime,Former,Hiding,Horizontal,Judge - Law,Law,Lusaka,Not Guilty,Pleading,Rupiah Banda,Satisfaction,Talking,ZambiaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer Zambia President Rupiah Banda talks to sympathizers outside the Lusaka magistrate court on November 5, 2013, after pleading not guilty to charges of corrupt practices by a public officer and concealing gratification. Zambia's embattled ex-president Rupiah Banda pleaded not guilty to charges of illicitly receiving election campaign vehicles from a Chinese-linked construction firm. Banda, who ruled Zambia between 2008 and 2011, is accused of receiving 10 trucks from the local subsidiaries of China's Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group. AFP PHOTO / CHIBALA ZULU (Photo credit should read CHIBALA ZULU/AFP/Getty Images)