Was Hichilema Arrested for Disrespecting Zambian President?
The ruling party has on several occasions said that Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the opposition United Party for National Development, was disrespectful to the president - and now Hichilema's former deputy Canisius Banda says the same.
Zambia Reports, 18 June 2017
Former UPND deputy president Dr Canisius Banda has says opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema should respect the presidency (office) and president (Edgar Lungu). Read more »
President Edgar Lungu and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema (file photo).
Al Jazeera, 16 June 2017
Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others were arrested two months ago on treason charges. As the court proceedings drag on, they remain in custody and have… Read more »
RFI, 16 June 2017
Church leaders in Zambia are worried that the country is turning into a dictatorship with challenges relating to governance, restrictions on people's freedoms and human rights… Read more »
Months after the country's Conference of Catholic Bishops decried what they said was a dictatorial regime by President Edgar Lungu's government, a coalition of civil society groups ... Read more »