Separately, a former senior member of the Patriotic Front says the agency is also probing the $150,000 ‘donation’ that PF received from First Quantum Minerals (FQM).
According to investigative sources, Swiss-based Glencore AG paid $3m to the former ruling party in 2016 when it owned and operated Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) in Mufulira and Kitwe on the Copperbelt.
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