Zambian President Threatens to Declare State of Emergency
President Edgar Lungu says he would not hesitate to declare a state of emergency if violence continues to prevail. There has been turmoil in the country following the arrest of the main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema on treason charges.
Zambia Reports, 21 April 2017
President Lungu said he may be forced to declare a state of emergency if his political adversaries continue daring him. Read more »
President Edgar Lungu.
Zambia Reports, 20 April 2017
President Edgar Lungu has put a gag on ministers and Patriotic Front officials recklessly commenting on the treason charge of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. Read more »
Zambia Reports, 18 April 2017
It is very clear that the arrest of opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema has not gone well with certain quarters of the Zambian community. Read more »
Daily Maverick, 20 April 2017
The events that are currently unfolding in Zambia should be deeply concerning to those committed to democracy in Africa. Read more »
United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema has been accused of obstructing the motorcade of President Edgar Lungu. Read more »