Zambia: Banda Accused of Seeking Asylum

Former president Rupiah Banda has dismissed claims by President Michael Sata that he is seeking asylum in South Africa.

  • Zambia:  Govt Ponders Lifting RB's Immunity

    The Times of Zambia, 16 February 2013

    GOVERNMENT is still considering lifting immunity on former President Rupiah Banda so that the truth in corruption allegations levelled against him can be established. read more »

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(file photo) Former president Rupiah Banda inspects a guard of honour.

  • Zambia:  Banda Dismisses Asylum Accusation As Fiction

    Zambia Reports, 15 February 2013

    Following statements made by President Michael Sata yesterday alleging that the former President Rupiah Banda was in South Africa seeking “asylum,” Banda has responded ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Rupiah Banda Seeking Asylum in SA, Says Sata

    The Times of Zambia, 15 February 2013

    PRESIDENT Michael Sata says former Republican President Rupiah Banda, MMD leader Nevers Mumba and his UPND counterpart Hakainde Hichilema travelled to South Africa to seek asylum ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Former President Dismisses Asylum Accusation As 'Fiction'

    Zambia Reports, 15 February 2013

    Following statements made by President Michael Sata yesterday alleging that the former President Rupiah Banda was in South Africa seeking "asylum," Banda has responded with a ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Rupiah Seeking Criminal Asylum in South Africa - Sata

    Zambia Reports, 14 February 2013

    President Michael Sata says his predecessor Rupiah Banda is seeking criminal asylum in South Africa. read more »

  • Zambia:  TIZ Plans RB Immunity Strip Campaign

    The Times of Zambia, 14 February 2013

    TRANSPARENCY International Zambia (TIZ) is preparing to mobilise citizens to press members of Parliament (MPs) to lift immunity on former president Rupiah Banda. read more »

  • Zambia:  Another Perspective On Presidential Immunity (opinion)

    Zambia Reports, 12 February 2013

    This is an academic critique of the article by Elias Munshya wa Munshya titled "Penetrating Presidential Bombasa: Why the ACC Can't Question President Rupiah Banda Without ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Chongwe Backs Rupiah Banda Probe

    The Times of Zambia, 8 February 2013

    PROMINENT Lusaka lawyer Rodger Chongwe has said the Constitutional immunity enjoyed by former President Rupiah Banda does not bar law enforcement agencies from interrogating him ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Sakeni Backs ACC Over Rupiah Banda Summons

    The Times of Zambia, 7 February 2013

    CHIEF Government spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni has maintained that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is within the law to summon former Republican President Rupiah Banda for ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Rupiah Banda Snubs ACC - Insists Still Enjoying Immunity

    The Times of Zambia, 7 February 2013

    FORMER President Rupiah Banda has snubbed the Government Joint Investigations Team which summoned him for questioning over corruption and criminal allegations. read more »

  • Zambia:  Banda's Lawyer Canes PF Over ACC Summons

    Zambia Reports, 5 February 2013

    The recent summoning of former President Rupiah Banda by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been denounced as a political ploy his supporters. read more »