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Vol 54 No 22

Published 1st November 2013


Zambia

Fights over Kabimba wrack the PF

The President is under pressure to heal the party divisions caused by the succession issue. A top party meeting resolved nothing

A long-awaited meeting of the Patriotic Front’s Central Committee on 18 October was expected to see President Michael Sata end the succession wrangles once and for all. Yet nothing was resolved and bitterness deepens in the dispute between factions which stand for or against PF Secretary General Wynter Kabimba. As the meeting convened, President Sata had two petitions before him demanding the removal of Kabimba from his party post.

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