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Zambia's main opposition party has filed a motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu for violating the constitution, the presidency has said, in the latest development following a disputed 2016 election.
Zambia's main opposition leader has vowed to forgive his political opponents and not seek revenge following four months in jail for allegedly failing to give way to the presidential motorcade.
Hakainde Hichilema, who was released from custody after treason charges against him were dropped, is a self-made entrepreneur who has made five unsuccessful attempts to become the Zambian president.
The Zambian government has reacted angrily to EFF leader Julius Malema's remarks over the weekend that President Edgar Lungu is a dictator, a report says.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has expressed concern over what he described as "inhuman prison conditions", as he marked 100 days in prison since being incarcerated.
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.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has vowed to take "stringent action" against those he suspected of having caused an inferno that razed the biggest market place in the capital Lusaka, reports say.
Zambia's parliament has suspended 48 opposition lawmakers who boycotted President Edgar Lungu's address to legislators in March to protest his contested electoral victory.
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 party, The United Party for National Development has reportedly urged its supporters to boycott the country's independence day celebrations
Zambia's main opposition leader has condemned his four-month imprisonment for alleged treason as an abuse of the criminal justice system by his political opponents.
The Zambian presidency has condemned as "regrettable" a police decision to halt a prayer meeting this week at which the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was due to appear.
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 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.
The Economic Freedom Fighters has expressed concern over political developments in Zambia under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu.
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 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.
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 ruling Patriotic Front party lawmaker Paul Moonga has proposed that the country's presidential tenure be extended from the current five years to at least seven years, a report says.
Zambia's main opposition, the United Party for National Development has claimed that at least 2 000 of its supporters have been detained since the August 11 elections, a report says.
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