Zambia's Hichilema Calls For 'Unconditional Dialogue'
"It's time we had dialogue, unconditional dialogue. We are nationalists dear colleagues, these are times when we should put all our differences aside and work for the common good. If others are putting conditions, they can be left behind and let those that are willing, who are the majority anyway, convene and find solutions to problems that are affecting us as a country," wrote the opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, on his 90th day behind bars.
HRW, 13 July 2017
It seems like Zambia's President Edgar Lungu is seeking to consolidate his power. Read more »
Al Jazeera, 11 July 2017
Zambia's parliament has approved a 90-day state of emergency decreed by President Edgar Lungu in a move critics say is an effort to tighten his grip on power. Read more »
Zambia Reports, 10 July 2017
On the occasion he hit the 90 day mark behind bars Hakainde Hichilema penned his thoughts on the City Market fire incident labelling it unfortunate. Read more »
DA, 13 July 2017
The Democratic Alliance (DA) strongly condemns the approval of an extended 90-day state of emergency in Zambia, implemented by President Lungu and his party, the Patriotic… Read more »
President Edgar Lungu and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema (file photo).
ISS, 12 July 2017
Zambian President Edgar Lungu is not a dictator, and nor does he want to be. Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 6 July 2017
For 24 hours rumours swirled through Zambia that President Edgar Lungu planned to initiate a state of emergency. When he finally took to the airwaves to make a special announcement… Read more »