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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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Gangs of the Copperbelt

As so often in Zambia's elections the Copperbelt will be decisive in next year's general elections and President Edgar Lungu's Patriotic Front (PF) is facing an uphill battle there...


On the brink of sovereign default

On 14 April an open letter from a group of distinguished Zambian economists – including President Edgar Lungu's former Finance Minister Felix Mutati – pleaded with the government to work with the IMF because 'the economy is on the verge of collapse' saying the budget is 'in disarray' and that the 'government needs to act now'...

A million face-masks financed by the Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund are stamped with the PF logo and banners on campaign lorries proclaim 'We can fight Covid-19 together with ECL [Edgar Chagwa Lungu] 2021'...


Point of no return

Commentators have remarked that President Edgar Lungu is being distracted by pointless quarrels such as his spat with United States ambassador Daniel Foote over the latter's publicly expressed dismay with the sentencing by the courts of two gay men to 15 years in prison...


The default is mine

Lusaka's aircraft buying spree also included the Gulfstream G650 business jet used by President Edgar Lungu and an order for five Sukhoi airliners which was reduced to one $50m VIP version...


Intrigue at State House

Tussles for supremacy among President Edgar Lungu's key advisors have claimed scalps in his ever-smaller inner circle...


Off the case

She had been in the job for 18 months although most saw her as merely rubber-stamping economic policies decided in President Edgar Lungu's State House...


Lungu to change basic law

President Edgar Lungu's government has proposed sweeping changes to the Zambian constitution that critics say are aimed at reducing scrutiny and improving his chances of retaining power at the elections in 2021...


Little cash, no credit

President Edgar Lungu will be hoping for the same...

There has been widespread controversy over the appointment of a PF official Milimo Lungu as liquidator and some local media accuse President Edgar Lungu of 'sending in his boys to take possession of the company's assets'...

Cynics are suggesting that President Edgar Lungu may throw her to the wolves as a scapegoat for the country's economic ills in part because of her very public battle with alcohol...


Treasury in the red

The lavish spending and borrowing of President Edgar Lungu's government is starting to catch up with it...


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