Is Zambian President Lungu A Dictator?
President Edgar Lungu has been accused of being a dictator who rules through fear and intimidation. Among the voices is Zambia's Conference of Catholic Bishops which has condemned the arrest and treason charge slapped on opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, saying Zambia is "now all, except in designation, a dictatorship".
President Edgar Lungu (file photo).
Nation, 4 May 2017
Last August, politicians across the Continent watched with mounting concern as the drama surrounding the elections in Zambia unfolded. Read more »
Zambia: From Democracy to Dictatorship?
AfricaFocus, 25 April 2017
"Our country is now all, except in designation, a dictatorship and if it is not yet, then we are not far from it. Our political leaders in the ruling party often issue intimidating… Read more »
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 ... Read more »