Edgar Lungu (Zambia)

 
Zambia's Lungu declares state of emergency in televised speech
Zambia's Lungu declares state of emergency in televised speech
Zambian President Edgar Lungu declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after a series of apparent arson attacks, in a move likely to trigger...
Lungu's power grab: Complete
Lungu's power grab: Complete
Edgar Lungu is not afraid to call himself a dictator. 
Editorial: Now get tough on Zambia
Editorial: Now get tough on Zambia
In the aftermath of its third election in five years, things were tense in Lesotho. Although opposition leader Thomas Thabane and his All Basotho...
Edgar Lungu suspends 48 MPs in latest power grab
Edgar Lungu suspends 48 MPs in latest power grab
Zambia’s capital city of Lusaka is on edge after forty-eight UPND members of parliament were suspended for boycotting President Edgar...
Maimane's Zambia deportation casts spotlight on network of opposition politicians
Maimane's Zambia deportation casts spotlight on network of opposition politicians
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane’s deportation from Zambia on Thursday night has cast a spotlight on a 19-month-old network of opposition...
Mmusi Maimane’s alleged deportation highlights Zambia’s downward spiral
Mmusi Maimane’s alleged deportation highlights Zambia’s downward spiral
On Thursday afternoon, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane flew to Lusaka. It was an unexpectedly short trip. On Thursday night, he flew home...
Zambia's Edgar Lungu sworn in after opposition's bid to block inauguration fails
Zambia's Edgar Lungu sworn in after opposition's bid to block inauguration fails
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been sworn into office after the country's top court rejected a petition by the opposition to block his inauguration as "illegal and unconstitutional"....
Zambia's opposition leader takes early lead over President Edgar Lungu in election
Zambia's opposition leader takes early lead over President Edgar Lungu in election
Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema took an early lead over President Edgar Lungu on Saturday in a tight election battle as the key...
Zambia votes: The 'political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts
Zambia votes: The 'political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts
Informal currency trader Jabulani Lungu thinks Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front has had its chance, and he hoped this week’s general elections...
Blood on the floor in Zambia poll
Blood on the floor in Zambia poll
Zambia’s forthcoming elections have been marked by heightened political violence and police harassment, intimidation and the arrest of opposition...