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Charles Mafa

Charles Mafa

    Zambians weary of sick presidents
    Zambians weary of sick presidents
    Zambian President Edgar Lungu, who collapsed while officiating at a women's day event in Lusaka at the weekend, arrived in South Africa for...
    Turncoat Banda upsets Zambian politics
    Turncoat Banda upsets Zambian politics
    Judging by the local and social media in Zambia, one would think former president Rupiah Banda was running for the presidency in the January 20...
    Zambia's draft constitution fails scrutiny
    Zambia's draft constitution fails scrutiny
    A draft constitution for Zambia released last month by a government-appointed technical committee has drawn criticism from an eminent lawyer...
    Zambia's 19-year wait for closure
    Zambia's 19-year wait for closure
    Nineteen years after the aeroplane crash in which the entire Zambian football squad was killed, the Zambian government has yet to release the full...
    Former first son 'cannot go home'
    Former first son 'cannot go home'
    The son of former Zambian president Rupiah Banda this week told the Mail & Guardian that he could not return to Zambia because there was...
    Fugitive Banda son in South Africa
    Fugitive Banda son in South Africa
    The fugitive son of Rupiah Banda, Zambia's fourth president, has permanent residence in South Africa, where he enjoys business connections despite...
    Zambian VIPs choose SA doctors
    Zambian VIPs choose SA doctors
    Zambian leaders, including President Michael Sata, have flocked to South Africa for medical treatment at government expense, prompting a leading...
    French giant fined for bribery
    French giant fined for bribery
    The World Bank has slapped a hefty $9.5-million fine on the Alstom corporation, a major French engineering company involved in the South African...
    French energy giant fined for bribery
    French energy giant fined for bribery
    The World Bank has slapped a hefty $9.5-million fine on the Alstom corporation, a major French engineering company involved in the South African...