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Edgar Chagwa Lungu
Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

Date of Birth: 11/11/1956
Place of Birth: Ndola


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Lungu’s terms and conditions

President Edgar Lungu had barely begun his second term of office this year when he declared himself ready for another...


Aides with agendas

Concern about the actions of State House advisers has grown so much that President Edgar Lungu felt obliged to persuade civil servants not to be intimidated...


Lungu for longer

After a year dominated by the election that controversially returned President Edgar Lungu and the Patriotic Front to power, the main political battles in 2017 look set to be factional struggles within the ruling party and inside the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND)...


Preparing for the worst

It was always the aim, sources close to State House told Africa Confidential, for President Edgar Lungu to use the public purse freely for measures that would help his presidential election campaign...


A heartbeat away from Lungu

President Edgar Lungu sacked the Information Minister and Chief Government Spokesperson, Chishimba Kambwili, a founding member of the Patriotic Front, on 8 November...


Technology against tricksters

This means that a PVT is likely to be of little use in a case like Zambia where the gap between the two candidates was just three points and President Edgar Lungu secured a first round victory by just 0...

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Judges in the firing line

There is now no obstacle to Edgar Lungu being sworn in as President of Zambia on 13 September...


Racing to the finish

The electoral return match on 11 August between President Edgar Lungu of the governing Patriotic Front (PF) and Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) shows every sign of being another cliff-hanger...

Lungu's liberties with democracy President Edgar Lungu's strategy for holding on to power is attracting criticism from many key donors...


Lungu's media vendetta

President Edgar Lungu wishes to keep The Post, the newspaper and news website which is his declared opponent, closed until after the 11 August election, say sources close to State House (AC Vol 57 No 14, A close political race gets angrier)...


A close political race gets angrier

The contest between incumbent President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front and his opponent Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) was always going to be close...

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