ARTICLES RELATING TO HAKAINDE HICHILEMA

Zambia cops grill opposition leader over spy claims

2015-03-04 21:03

Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been questioned by police over his claims that he receives intelligence reports before they reach President Edgar Lungu.

Lungu wins Zambia's disputed presidential race

2015-01-25 07:41

Zambia’s defence minister Edgar Lungu, of the ruling Patriotic Front, has narrowly won the country’s presidential race, the electoral commission says after an election marred by delays.

Zambian newspaper calls poll win for Lungu

2015-01-23 12:20

Zambia’s ruling party candidate, Edgar Lungu, is headed for victory in this week’s presidential election after building what appears to be an unassailable lead against his rival, a report says.

Zambia delays poll results

2015-01-21 20:17

Zambia's electoral body has delayed the announcement of presidential election results after voting was extended and the opposition alleged fraud.

Polls: Zambian ruling party takes early lead

2015-01-21 16:56

Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party candidate Edgar Lungu has taken an early lead in a presidential election that ran into a second day after heavy rains disrupted voting.

Claims of fraud as Zambians vote for president

2015-01-20 16:31

One of the frontrunners in Zambia’s presidential elections has cried fraud just hours after polling stations opened in a tightly contested race to replace Michael Sata, who died in office last year.

Zambia voters not deterred by heavy rains

2015-01-20 12:10

Heavy rains have not deterred Zambian voters who stood in rain drenched clothes on muddy ground to vote to elect a president after a ruling party struggle following the death of Michael Sata in office last year.

Zambia's Sata threatens to dissolve parly

2013-09-16 14:38

Zambia's president Michael Sata has threatened to dissolve parliament and prompt fresh elections, accusing ministers of failing to defend his government from opposition attacks.

Zambia opposition head accused of theft

2013-03-11 15:40

Zambia's president has called for an investigation into how the opposition leader amassed his wealth, accusing the multi-millionaire of stealing public funds.

Zambia opposition leader released

2013-01-17 19:13

Zambian police have arrested and released the leader of the country's second largest opposition party, charging him with defamation of the president.

 

Zambia's new president Lungu sworn into office

2015-01-25 11:29

Zambia’s new president Edgar Lungu has taken the oath of office to become the country’s sixth president after narrowly winning a vote rejected by the opposition.

Lungu keeps slim lead in Zambia

2015-01-23 19:36

Zambia's ruling party presidential candidate Edgar Lungu is keeping a slim lead over his closest rival Hakainde Hichilema as counting continues.

Zambia ruling party candidate takes early lead in vote

2015-01-22 13:55

Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu is leading in the race to replace the late president Michael Sata, authorities say, as voting continues in parts of the country.

Zambian police teargas opposition

2015-01-21 16:56

Zambian police have fired tear gas to disperse around 100 supporters of the leading opposition candidate in the presidential election.

Boats, oxen deployed to save Zambia's rain-hit polls

2015-01-21 13:08

Boats and ox-wagons have deployed to get ballot papers to parts of Zambia hit by torrential rains as presidential elections are extended for a second day.

Zambia polls: A tight race between Lungu and Hichilema

2015-01-20 14:18

Edgar Lungu, leader of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF), is seen having a slight edge over main rival Hakainde Hichilema as Zambians flock to the poll to choose their next leader.

NGO claims SA companies funding Hichilema

2014-12-07 22:48

A Zambian NGO has accused opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of receiving financial backing from foreign companies - some of them from South Africa - for his 2015 presidential bid.

Zambia drops charges against Hichilema

2013-04-09 20:08

Zambian prosecutors dropped defamation charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema ending a highly charged and politically tinged case.

Arrest me again, Hichilema tells Sata

2013-01-28 07:40

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has challenged President Michael Sata to arrest him again as his party held the first opposition rally allowed by authorities since Sata’s election in 2011.

Zambian opposition leader arrested

2013-01-17 14:00

Zambia police have arrested Hakainde Hichilema, the leader of the country’s second largest opposition party, charging him with defamation of the president.

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