Maimane's deportation from Zambia 'casts spotlight on SAPDC network of opposition politicians

2017-05-27 06:47

DA leader Mmusi Maimane’s deportation from Zambia has cast a spotlight on a 19-month-old network of opposition politicians that was established in the region with the intention of sharing expertise and advising each other on governance issues.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Zambia, Libya

2017-05-26 06:14

First Lady Grace Mugabe is concerned about her future after her husband is no longer president, and DA leader Mmusi Maimane slams Zuma, ANC over silence on Zambia's Hichilema treason trial.

Zambian police prevent Mmusi Maimane from entering the country

2017-05-25 20:19

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been stopped by Zambian police on his way to attend the treason trial of the leader of Zambia’s largest opposition party, the DA has said.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, I Coast, SA

2017-05-16 08:33

Family sources say Zimbabwe's longtime leader Robert Mugabe's health is "worsening" and his wife is Grace worried, and SA working towards scrapping visa for African citizens.

Zambia's opposition leader acquitted on one charge, still faces treason charges

2017-05-15 17:34

Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been acquitted of using insulting language on police officers, but he still faces treason charges, reports say.

Why brutalising food vendors hits Africa’s growing cities where it hurts

2017-04-28 15:41

The harassment of informal food vendors by national and municipal governments remains a major impediment to improving the resilience of the urban poor in African cities, writes Danielle Resnick

Zambian court upholds opposition leader treason charge

2017-04-26 14:02

A court has refused a request to drop treason charges against Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema after he allegedly blocked the president's motorcade earlier this month.

Zambia opposition leader seeks to quash 'treason' charge

2017-04-20 14:28

Lawyers for the Zambian opposition leader arrested last week after allegedly refusing to give way to President Edgar Lungu's convoy have asked a court to throw out an associated treason charge.

DA urges govt to intervene over arrest of Zambian opposition leader

2017-04-17 08:58

The Democratic Alliance has urged International Relations and Co-operations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane to intervene over the recent arrest of Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on treason charges.

Zambian opposition demands release of arrested leader

2017-04-13 19:13

The Zambian opposition UPND party has called for the immediate release of its leader Hakainde Hichilema, who is due to appear in court next week on treason charges.


Zambian opposition leader thanks Maimane after deportation saga

2017-05-26 18:54

From his prison cell, Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has thanked Democratic Alliance leader, Mmusi Maimane, for his support.

Maimane deported from Zambia due to 'unknown reasons'

2017-05-25 20:51

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been deported to South Africa when he had landed in Zambia, for reasons unknown, his spokesperson Graham Charters says.

Zambia considers moving capital to rural area: minister

2017-05-25 13:44

Zambia is considering a proposal to move its capital from fast-developing Lusaka to a nearly uninhabited marshland district in the centre of the country, a minister says.

Zambian opposition leader in custody for another week

2017-05-15 21:03

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody for at least another week after a magistrate deferred a ruling on whether he could face trial for treason.

We need to talk about Zambia as it falls from grace under President Lungu

2017-05-15 13:27

The world's media, which has in the past found Zambia uninteresting, are suddenly paying more attention to the impoverished nation, for all the wrong reasons, writes Nic Cheeseman.

Lungu creating confusion to justify state of emergency - Zambian opposition

2017-04-27 06:01

Zambia’s main opposition party, the United Party for National Development, has accused President Edgar Lungu’s government of trying to frame it for arson, adding that this is government’s plan to increase political repression.

Zambian opposition leader to remain in custody

2017-04-21 06:00

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody until at least next week after a court said it would rule on his application to have treason charges against him dropped.

Hichilema says he was assaulted during arrest

2017-04-18 22:06

Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has claimed he was assaulted by police when he was arrested on charges of obstructing the presidential motorcade.

Zambian football is ready to shine

2017-04-16 06:12

Two things that happened last month have given FA of Zambia president Andrew Kamanga confidence for the future.

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