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Zambian opposition leader arrested

Police arrested the leader of a small Zambian opposition party on charges of defaming President Edgar Lungu describing him as a dog, his lawyer...

South Africa must tame Zambia – Hichilema

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Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema accused President Edgar Lungu's government of political killings, rights abuses and rampant corruption, calling on South Africa...

Impeachment debate in Zambia delayed

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Zambia's parliament delayed a debate on a motion seeking to impeach President Edgar Lungu over accusations of breaching the constitution, according to...

Zambian president calls for unity

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu has called for unity among political groups ahead of talks between government and the opposition aimed at reconciliation...

Zambia to drop treason charges against opposition leader

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Zambia plans to drop treason charges against the country's main opposition leader and free him from prison under a deal brokered by...

Zambia extends state of emergency by three months

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Zambia's parliament voted on Tuesday to extend the state of emergency by three months, the presidency office said, as tensions rose following...

Zambian president invokes emergency powers

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu said he had invoked emergency powers to deal with "acts of sabotage" by political opponents, after fire gutted...

Zambian MPs suspended for snubbing presidential speech

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Zambia's parliament suspended 48 opposition lawmakers for boycotting a speech by the president, widening a political rift that has alarmed rights groups. Parliament's...

Zambian president will not intervene in opposition leader’s treason case

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu will not intervene in the treason case against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, he told a public rally. Hichilema was...

Zambian High Court refuses to block Lungu’s inauguration

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Zambia's High Court has rejected an application by the main opposition party to block President Edgar Lungu's inauguration set for next week...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...