Hakainde Hichilema

 
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...
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...
Treason season in Southern Africa
Treason season in Southern Africa
It appeared, at first, to be a bizarre coincidence. On Thursday, at roughly the same time, opposition leaders from Zambia and Zimbabwe appeared in...
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 electoral commission halts campaigning in the capital for 10 days following the death of opposition supporter
Zambia's electoral commission halts campaigning in the capital for 10 days following the death of opposition supporter
Political campaigning in Zambia's capital Lusaka has been suspended for 10 days because of violent clashes ahead of next month's national elections, the electoral commission said....
Ruling party takes slim lead at Zambia polls
Ruling party takes slim lead at Zambia polls
Zambia's ruling party presidential candidate Edgar Lungu took a slim lead over his rival Hakainde Hichilema after votes from half of constituencies...
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...
Zambia police beat opposition party activists
Zambia police beat opposition party activists
Zambian police on Monday used batons and teargas on a crowd of opposition activists gathered outside a police station in the capital where their...
Zambia tense as votes are counted
Zambia tense as votes are counted
Zambia's main opposition appeared on course for a convincing victory over the ruling party on Thursday, following an election marred by disorganisation and sporadic violence....

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