Zambian Activist-Singer Pilato Released on Bail
Fumba Chama, popularly known as Pilato, has been granted bail after being arrested last week as he returned from South Africa, where he had been living in self-imposed exile. Pilato fled to South Africa in January after receiving death threats over his song, Koswe Mumpoto (Rat in the Pot), which was interpreted as being critical of President Edgar Lungu and his ministers.
New Zimbabwe, 22 May 2018
U.S.based Thomas Mapfumo has joined global calls for the release of Zambian musician and activist Pilato aka Fumba Chama who was arrested on charges of participating in a peaceful… Read more »
Musician Chama Fumba aka Pilato.
Popular Zambian musician and activist Fumba Chama has fled the country after receiving death threats over his song, Koswe Mumpoto (Rat in the Pot), which has been interpreted as ... Read more »