Zambia Power Outage Sparks Outrage
President Edgar Lungu has accused opposition members of bringing down electricity supply lines in retaliation for their leader Hakainde Hichilema's incarceration. At least 10,000 households in Ndola were plunged into darkness after the major power cables were stolen.
Zambia Reports, 2 July 2017
President Edgar Lungu has lashed out at suspected UPND members for bringing down electricity supply lines in an attempt to sobatage his government. Read more »
Zambia: Cage Vandalism Culprits
Times of Zambia, 3 July 2017
It is increasingly becoming worrisome that some unpatriotic citizens are bent on sabotaging government efforts to provide power to its citizenry. Read more »
Despite rights groups' demands for opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema's release, he remains incarcerated , awaiting the treason charge hearing on May 15. Read more »