The worthy elder statesman followed Kaunda’s example, putting democracy first and conceding defeat if necessary, and was instrumental in brokering peaceful power transfer in 2021
The novel coronavirus has not only claimed Zambian lives, but has also put the country’s democracy at stake
Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s months in jail have changed his priorities
Political tensions have been high in Zambia this year after the arrest and continued detention of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema
Zambian President Edgar Lungu collapsed on the podium while presiding over a Women’s Day celebration in Lusaka over the weekend.
Following the death of President Michael Sata in October, the ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu has received 48.3% of the vote.
Zambia’s ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu holds a small lead with most of the votes from this week’s presidential polls counted.
The Patriotic Front has taken a small lead over the opposition United Party for National Development, with 80 of the 150 constituencies counted.
Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema said some remote parts of the country had not received ballot papers halfway through the polling day.
Zambia’s copper industry has been at the heart of campaigning for Tuesday’s presidential election and poses a big headache for the next leader.
Since Michael Sata’s death, the ruling party has witnessed an unprecedented fight for the presidency, which has also drawn in members of his family.
Mulenga, son of late Zambian president Michael Sata, has withdrawn his candidature for presidency of the Patriotic Front.
Zambia’s acting president and acting head of the ruling party Guy Scott has been deemed ineligible to stand in the next presidential elections.
It’s a family affair – Christine Kaseba, widow of former Zambian president Michael Sata, joins three other family members in a race for the top job.
African leaders joined thousands of Zambians as they bid farewell to late president Michael Sata on Tuesday.
Sean Christie recalls a 2011 interview with new Zambian Interim President Guy Scott, a self-proclaimed do-gooder.
In a move to defuse anger in Zambia, acting president Guy Scott reversed his decision to remove Edgar Lungu as head of the ruling party.
Zambia’s Acting President Guy Scott has fired the governing party’s secretary general, Edgar Lungu.
The body of the 77-year-old leader Zambian president arrived on Zambian soil on Saturday, ahead of a state funeral.
The story is not that Zambia now has a white acting president, the real and tragic story is why do Zambian presidents choose to die abroad?
Vice-president Guy Scott can influence who takes over, but factions riddle Zambia’s ruling party.
Zambia’s vice-president will lead the country after the death of Michael Sata until presidential elections are held, in line with the Constitution.
The Zambian president has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, according to reports.
The opposition alleges Zambian President Michael Sata is too ill to manage affairs of state properly.
Zambian police have used batons and teargas on a crowd of opposition activists outside a police station where their leader had been summoned.
Zambia’s police have charged a journalist with having porn on his computer in an apparent crackdown on media critical of the state, says his lawyer.
Parliament has refused to ratify the appointment.
A decision by Zambia’s president to slash a key food subsidy threatens to hit the poor, stoke inflation and spark a revolt against his government.
Rupiah Banda is set to go on trial this week after being charged with abusing his power over a Nigerian oil deal that he struck while in office.
Opposition leaders have said colonial law has been used illegally to curb meetings and debate. Louise Redvers reports.
Zambia’s President Michael Sata has warned Western diplomats against meeting his country’s opposition leaders, saying such acts amounted to meddling.
Leaders flock south for medical care at taxpayers’ expense as country’s healthcare sector founders.