ARTICLES RELATING TO EDGAR LUNGU

Ramaphosa urges speedy release of DR Congo vote results amid mounting tension

2019-01-09 20:08

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed for the release of the delayed vote count in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Zambia's president fires army chiefs

2018-12-31 20:05

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has sacked the army commander and his deputy, a rare firing of the top military brass in the country.

Britain freezes aid to Zambia over graft fears

2018-09-18 20:12

Britain has suspended aid payments to Zambia over concerns of alleged fraud and corruption by the government of President Edgar Lungu who has faced graft allegations from within his own party.

On campaign trail, Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa pledges power project

2018-07-09 14:04

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has vowed to push ahead with a hydro-electric power project on the Zambezi river as he campaigns ahead of the July 30 election on a promise to rebuild the shattered economy.

'It's a private matter,' says Swaziland on Zambian leader's $4bn mansion

2018-05-17 13:00

Swaziland has reportedly said that the issue involving Zambian President Edgar Lungu's plans to build a mansion in that country is a "private matter".

Zambian leader 'builds $4m mansion' in Swaziland on land 'given to him as a gift' by King Mswati

2018-05-16 13:54

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is reportedly building a mansion worth millions of dollars for himself at Nkonyeni area in Swaziland.

Zambia opposition seeks to impeach president

2018-03-23 17:06

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.

Stability in southern Africa hinges on how leaders gain and lose power

2018-01-23 10:27

Too often developments in one country are seen in isolation. In southern Africa events in one affect others in the region, writes The Conversation.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Trump, Zambia

2018-01-13 09:29

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that the "military coup" claims by Grace Mugabe's ally are "rantings of a bitter professor", and Africa has been startled by US president Donald Trump's sudden and vulgar attention.

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

2018-01-09 17:30

The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials have said.

 

South Africa, Zambia pressure DRC on vote

2019-01-09 16:17

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Zambian President Edgar Lungu are urging Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission to "speedily" complete vote-counting and announce the delayed results of the December 30 presidential election.

Zambia police defend anti-graft protesters

2018-11-19 17:12

A senior Zambian police commander has defended the right to protest of six activists on trial for staging a demonstration at parliament over a $42m firefighting procurement deal.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially been sworn-in as the president of Zimbabwe following a bitterly disputed election. See some of the pictures from his colourful inauguration in Harare over the weekend.

Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially been sworn-in as the president of Zimbabwe following a bitterly disputed election. See some of the pictures from his colourful inauguration in Harare over the weekend.

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Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Lungu's mansion, Ebola

2018-05-18 08:00

An ex-zimbabwean minister fingers President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a fraud case, and Swaziland says the issue involving Zambian President Edgar Lungu's plans to build a mansion in that country is a "private matter"

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Lungu's mansion, kenyatta

2018-05-17 08:00

Emmerson Mnangagwa says African countries are spending at least $50bn on food imports, and Edgar Lungu is reportedly building a mansion worth millions of dollars for himself in Swaziland.

Lungu critic denies crimes in Zambia

2018-03-28 14:49

A former Zambian minister and a leading critic of President Edgar Lungu has appeared in court to deny charges that he had profited from the proceeds of crime.

Critic of Zambia President Lungu to face fraud trial

2018-01-29 15:00

A former Zambian minister and fierce critic of President Edgar Lungu is set to face trial after pleading not guilty to fraud charges following his arrest last week.

Zambia police tear gas traders angered by anti-cholera ban

2018-01-15 21:16

Police in Zambia's capital Lusaka have fired tear gas at angry traders marching to the president's office in protest over a ban on street commerce aimed at curbing a deadly cholera outbreak.

PICS: Violence in Zambia over retail ban to combat cholera

2018-01-12 17:14

Police in Zambia have clashed with residents in the capital Lusaka protesting an official ban on street commerce in a poor suburb intended to tackle a deadly cholera outbreak.

Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

2017-12-30 18:33

Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1 550 more since September.

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