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Obert Simwanza

Obert Simwanza

    Zambia vote extended into third day
    Zambia vote extended into third day
    A number of Hakainde Hichilema's supporters in the United Party for National Development were arrested and bundled into a police van, an AFP...
    Opposition cries foul in Zambia presidential poll
    Opposition cries foul in Zambia presidential poll
    One of the frontrunners in Zambia's presidential elections cried fraud just hours after polling stations opened on Tuesday in a tightly...
    High-profile homosexuality cases return to Zambia's courts
    High-profile homosexuality cases return to Zambia's courts
    Rights activist Paul Kasonkomona (38) returns to court on Tuesday after his arrest in April for demanding...
    Zambian govt risks ire by scrapping maize subsidy
    Zambian govt risks ire by scrapping maize subsidy
    Earlier this week President Michael Sata tore up his own populist political playbook, stamped on it and set it on fire by announcing weighty...
    Heroes' welcome for Zambia's Copper Bullets
    Heroes' welcome for Zambia's Copper Bullets
    Zambia's national team arrived home on Monday to an ecstatic welcome from thousands of fans who gathered to greet the Copper Bullets after they won...
    I'm allergic to corruption, says Zambia's Sata
    I'm allergic to corruption, says Zambia's Sata
    Zambia's new President Michael Sata on Friday said he wanted to draft a new Constitution by the end of the year as part of his drive to weed out...
    Vote delays spark unrest in Zambian polls
    Vote delays spark unrest in Zambian polls
    Stone-throwing mobs smashed cars and blocked roads during voting in Zambia's capital on Tuesday, after opposition leader Michael Sata accused...
    US brandishes AGOA carrot at AU trade talks
    US brandishes AGOA carrot at AU trade talks
    The United States wants to expand trade with Africa, US Trade Representative Ron Kirk said on Thursday, opening talks on trade in the continent,...
    SADC leaders meet on Zimbabwe stand-off
    SADC leaders meet on Zimbabwe stand-off
    Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai will ask a regional security summit on Thursday to stop what he says is a crackdown by President Robert...
    Zimbabwe tensions top security summit
    Zimbabwe tensions top security summit
    African leaders on Thursday will try to defuse escalating tensions in Zimbabwe, where President Robert Mugabe is accused of cracking down on rivals...
    Zambia's last DRC refugees fear return home
    Zambia's last DRC refugees fear return home
    Ten years after fleeing war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Muzungu Makoi says he is still haunted by memories of massacres and refuses to...