Electoral Violence Suspected in Zambia

The death of a 19-year-old boy in Livingstone fueled a nasty fight between the ruling party and the opposition.

  • Zambia:  LAZ Takes Sata to Task On Violence

    Zambia Reports, 27 February 2013

    The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has challenged President Michael Sata to come out in the open and condemn the electoral violence being experienced in the country and largely ... read more »

(File photo) Zambian police beat and teargas opposition protesters.

  • Zambia:  Human Rights Commission Demands Fair Investigation in PF Cadre Death

    Zambia Reports, 26 February 2013

    The Human Rights Commission of Zambia is demanding that the police carry out a serious investigation of a killing of a Patrotic Front (PF) cadre in Livingstone, professionally and ... read more »

  • Zambia:  UPND Condemns Livingstone Violence, Blames PF

    Zambia Reports, 26 February 2013

    Following reports that a suspected Patriotic Front cadre imported from Lusaka to Livingstone has died in clashes with the opposition, United Party for National Development (UPND) ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Night of the Long Knives (opinion)

    Zambia Reports, 26 February 2013

    Dark days continue to linger over Zambia as the country's democracy continues to come under threat of violence and lack of tolerance being perpetrated by the regime of President ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Livingstone By-Election - Politicians Pledge Peace

    The Times of Zambia, 5 February 2013

    SIX political parties taking part in the Livingstone Parliamentary by-election have resolved to promote peace and good electoral practices ahead of the by-elections slated for ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Police Boss, Kabimba Differ On Livingstone Murder

    Zambia Reports, 5 February 2013

    Deputy Inspector General of Police Dr Solom Jere has disagreed with justice minister Wynter Kabimba that UPND have committed an act of murder in Livingstone after the death of a 19 ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Kabimba Accuses UPND of 'Murder'

    Zambia Reports, 4 February 2013

    Minister of Justice Wynter Kabimba says the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) is responsible for the murder of Southern Province minister Obvious Mwaliteta's ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Mwaliteta's Cook Died in Road Accident- - Police

    The Times of Zambia, 4 February 2013

    PRELIMINARY results of a postmortem conducted on Patriotic Front (PF) Livingstone by-election campaign manager Obvious Mwaliteta's cook Johan Lyakoka who died on Saturday have ... read more »