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Charles Mafa

Charles Mafa

    Zambians weary of sick presidents
    Zambians weary of sick presidents
    Edgar Lungu's illness is giving life to rumours of alcoholism – and to the opposition's ambition.
    Turncoat Banda upsets Zambian politics
    Turncoat Banda upsets Zambian politics
    Zambia's ex-president Rupiah Banda has joined the opposition Patriotic Front party after failing to win his party's backing.
    Zambia's draft constitution fails scrutiny
    Zambia's draft constitution fails scrutiny
    A draft constitution for Zambia released last month has drawn criticism from an eminent lawyer because of insufficient debate, amongst other things.
    Zambia's 19-year wait for closure
    Zambia's 19-year wait for closure
    The government has yet to reveal what caused the aeroplane crash that killed the football team
    Former first son 'cannot go home'
    Former first son 'cannot go home'
    Henry Banda of Zambia is staying put in South Africa, citing prejudice against him.
    Fugitive Banda son in South Africa
    Fugitive Banda son in South Africa
    Henry Banda, the son of former Zambia president Rupiah Banda, is wanted by Interpol but he has permanent residence and a business in South Africa.
    Zambian VIPs choose SA doctors
    Zambian VIPs choose SA doctors
    Leaders flock south for medical care at taxpayers' expense as country's healthcare sector founders.
    French giant fined for bribery
    French giant fined for bribery
    A company with links to the South African nuclear industry is in the firing line for 'improper payments'.
    French energy giant fined for bribery
    French energy giant fined for bribery
    Alstom, a French engineering company with links to the SA nuclear industry, is in the firing line for 'improper payments' to an official in Zambia.