Germany consultant refuses to be part of corruption at Mwami border project

Germany consultant refuses to be part of corruption at Mwami border project

Holgur Kotthaus, a Germany consultant working on the Mwami-Mchinji Border Post has resigned from OSBP the company constructing the border citing “careless and corrupt client” – the Zambian and Malawian governments.

In his letter of resignation to Regional Manager for Southern Africa Mr Stayford Kampini Phiri, Holger Katthaus of APM International bemoans corruption, failure to meet international standards, incompetence and unprofessional behaviour by the Zambian government.

He also said that tax payer’s money from Europe was being wasted on projects in Africa.

“As a Germany Iam incorruptible,’ he explains and said is ready to leave Africa forever.

‘The last 10 weeks in Chipata have made me a realistic racist and every African I’m going to face in future will face it. You are not worth being supported,’ he wrote.

He said he was happy to resign and leave the continent forever.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has provided US$7.5 million for the construction of a one-stop border facility at Mwami/Mchinji Border in Chipata as part of the Nacala Corridor development project.

The Mwami/Mchinji one stop border facility will be built under phase four of the Nacala Corridor development project.

Below is his letter of resignation from the project.

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