Zambian Musician Pilato 'Flees After Death Threats'

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 being critical of President Edgar Lungu and his ministers, rights group Amnesty International has said. Lungu has denied the allegations.

Photo: Pilato

Musician Chama Fumba aka Pilato.

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Statement by Amnesty International Deputy Director for Southern Africa Muleya Mwananyanda.


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