SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema pleaded not guilty to treason as the start date of his trial was set for Wednesday, his party has said.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been accused of endangering the country's democracy, and Zimbabwe is considering legalising the production of cannabis for medical purposes to lure investors.
Zambia has slid into dictatorship under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu, an expert on Africa says, adding that "something is definitely wrong" in the southern African country.
Zambian opposition party, The United Party for National Development has reportedly urged its supporters to boycott the country's independence day celebrations
Zambia's opposition leader and defeated presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema is set to face charges of sedition and unlawful assembly after being arrested, police say.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema along with his running mate, Geoffrey Mwamba, have taken to the High Court after their presidential petition was thrown out by the Constitutional Court, a report says.
Zambia's constitutional court threw out an attempt by the defeated presidential candidate to annul August's election results, clearing the way for President Edgar Lungu's inauguration next week.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has claimed that the outcome of the petition against the re-election of President Edgar Lungu was pre-determined.
Zambia's government will proceed with plans to inaugurate President Edgar Lungu as the Constitutional Court's extension beyond a 14-day deadline of the opposition's legal challenge to the vote is illegal, a government source says.
Saccord has urged Zambian President Edgar Lungu to be a man and face the opposition to help map the way forward in addressing the country's political conflict.
Zambian leader Edgar Lungu has been re-nominated to run as the Patriotic Front presidential candidate in 2021, a move that could trigger controversy over his constitutional eligibility to stand, a report says.
Zambia's main opposition party has accused President Edgar Lungu of endangering the country's democracy and plotting a dictatorship after he invoked emergency powers under the constitution.
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.
Zambia's defeated election candidate Hakainde Hichilema has vowed to step up his battle to prove that the vote was rigged, after he was released on bail following his arrest.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been brandished as a "true dictator" who rules "through fear and intimidation" of Zambian people to remain in power, a report says.
Tensions have remained high in Zambia, as losing candidate Hakainde Hichilema refused to accept a constitutional decision to dismiss his party's petition against the re-election of President Edgar Lungu.
The Zambian government has confirmed the date for the inauguration of President Edgar Lungu after the Constitutional Court dismissed an application by the opposition challenging his re-election, reports say.
Zambia's constitutional court has thrown out an attempt by the defeated presidential candidate to annul August's election results, clearing the way for President Edgar Lungu's inauguration.
Zambia's main opposition party, the UPND, has sent out a stern warning to President Edgar Lungu, cautioning him from interfering with key presidential election petition witnesses.
Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has increased pressure on re-elected President Edgar Lungu, claiming that he is using state machinery to effect a coup d'état in the country.
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