Lungu lied at UN summit, says ex-Zambian leader Scott

2016-09-26 12:35

Former Zambian president Guy Scott has criticised President Edgar Lungu over the remarks he made during the recently ended United Nations summit in New York.

I'm not responsible for PF's declining support, Scott tells Lungu

2016-05-26 12:51

Former Zambian president Guy Scott has reportedly said that he cannot be held responsible for the Patriotic Front’s waning political support.

We will cause trouble for Lungu, says former Zambian president

2016-04-29 13:59

Former Zambian president Guy Scott has declared that if President Edgar Lungu and the MMD don't voluntarily step down he will make life difficult for them to rule the country.

Election violence will be difficult to stop - Zambian president

2016-04-01 15:32

Zambia President Edgar Lungu says his government will find it difficult to stop violence ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

Zambia's new leader drops white VP Scott

2015-01-26 18:04

Zambia's newly-elected president Edgar Lungu has dropped vice president Guy Scott – who was briefly Africa’s only white leader – from his administration.

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 ready to vote

2015-01-19 23:10

Zambian political parties have wrapped up their campaigns ahead of a special presidential election called following the death of president Michael Sata.

Africa's biggest news stories in 2014

2014-12-30 11:42

In 2014 Africa saw the Ebola outbreak, a number of presidential elections, and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president. See our review of the continent's biggest news events.

Zambian politics at cross-roads ahead of polls

2014-12-12 16:05

Zambian political leaders are steeped in power struggles that threaten to derail a peaceful transition and an orderly conduct of the poll next month, amid street fights, court actions and suspensions.

Zambia ruling party splits

2014-12-02 20:16

A major split in Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front has seen two factions select rival candidates for presidential elections next month.


Guy Scott slams Zambian president over his attack on US envoys

2016-07-04 10:53

Former Zambian vice president Guy Scott has criticised President Edgar Lungu's recent attack on US diplomats, who had aired their displeasure at the ongoing assault on press freedom following the closure of the The Post newspaper.

Guy Scott under fire over continued attacks on Zambian president

2016-05-03 12:52

Former Zambian president Guy Scott has come under fire for his continued attacks on President Edgar Lungu, according to a report.

Lawyers in Zambia demand probe into xenophobic attacks

2016-04-26 13:28

The Law Association of Zambia has called on politicians to look into the killings that sparked recent xenophobic violence in the southern African country.

Political violence in Zambia annoying, Scott tells Lungu

2016-03-22 14:10

Former Zambian president Guy Scott has told President Edgar Lungu and his Patriotic Front cadres that the ongoing political violence in the southern African country is "annoying", according to a report.

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.

Zambians vote in special presidential election

2015-01-20 06:12

Zambia is voting in a tightly contested race to elect a president after a ruling party power struggle following the death of Michael Sata in office last year.

Zambia heads to the polls

2015-01-19 12:45

Zambia will hold a presidential election to replace Michael Sata, who died in October after a long illness.

Ministers ask interim Zambian president to quit

2014-12-17 17:25

Zambia's cabinet has passed a vote of no confidence in interim president Guy Scott and asked him to resign, intensifying a power struggle within the ruling party.

Zambian court rules Lungu is PF presidential candidate

2014-12-04 20:18

Zambia’s high court has declared defence minister Edgar Lungu the duly elected presidential candidate of the ruling PF, after a power struggle that has rocked the party ahead of next month’s polls.

Zambia's splintered ruling party in dispute over new leader

2014-11-30 21:38

A faction in Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front has elected Defence Minister Edgar Lungu as the party's president in a disputed vote highlighting a bitter power struggle ahead of a January presidential election.

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