Brace Yourselves Zambians, Lungu's Learning a Lot From Mugabe
Zambia has attracted some international attention over events that have taken place over a relatively short time. The world's media has in the past found Zambia uninteresting but suddenly paying more attention to the impoverished nation, for all the wrong reasons, allAfrica's Jerry Chifamba outlines the series of events that led to a state of emergency.
allAfrica, 19 July 2017
Zambia has attracted some international attention over events that have taken place over a relatively short time. The world's media has in the past found Zambia uninteresting but… Read more »
Zambian President Edgar Lungu with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (file photo).
Deutsche Welle, 14 July 2017
It's been a week since Zambian President Edgar Lungu invoked emergency powers. Parliament has now approved an extension to 90 days. Analysts say this mini 'state of emergency'… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 23 July 2017
After a year of authoritarian backsliding under President Edgar Lungu in their once-proud democracy, Zambians face a choice of futures. Ordinary citizens are clearly disposed to… Read more »
"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. ... 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 »
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Zambia's opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has been charged with treason for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu's motorcade on a main road, ... see more »