Zambia elections

 
Letters to the editor: September 2 to 8 2016
Letters to the editor: September 2 to 8 2016
The political direction the South of Africa has taken is slowly leading us to a state where citizens’ voices no longer matter. Politicians more and...
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....
Edgar Lungu: Zambia's youthful president
Edgar Lungu: Zambia's youthful president
Zambia’s sixth president Edgar Lungu rose from obscurity to Justice and Home Affairs Minister then to President in the space of just over three...
Lungu holds slight lead as vote counting continues in Zambia
Lungu holds slight lead as vote counting continues in Zambia
Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu on Saturday maintained a slim lead after most votes had been counted in this week's presidential poll,...
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's poll of the economy
Zambia's poll of the economy
Zambia goes to the poll on Tuesday, January 20, to choose a new president after the death of incumbent "King Cobra" Michael Sata last year.
Confusion rules in Zambia
Confusion rules in Zambia
At a campaign rally in 2008, the late Zambian president Michael Sata remarked that, without him, the Patriotic Front would die. "Sata is PF and PF...
Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over 'unconstitutional conduct'
Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over 'unconstitutional conduct'
Zambia's ruling party Patriotic Front (PF) said on Friday it had suspended acting president Guy Scott as acting head of the party for...
The puzzle that is Michael Sata
The puzzle that is Michael Sata
He is definitely no charmer and apparently no fan of the media. When the new Zambian president, Michael Sata, was asked to clarify his response to...
Old rivals meet again as Zambians elect a president
Old rivals meet again as Zambians elect a president
Since Zambia's president won a narrow victory over his main rival three years ago, 100 000 jobs have been created and the government has...
The rise and rise of China in Zambia
The rise and rise of China in Zambia
The first thing you see when you step off the plane at Lusaka International Airport is a giant billboard advertising the Bank of China.

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