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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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Chasing the mining millions

Local media have criticised the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Lilian Shawa appointed by former President Edgar Lungu in October 2016 for her lack of zeal in pursuing corruption cases...


High expectations of HH

Some of the more controversial public officials of the previous regime such as Treasury Secretary Fredson Yamba and a host of other unpopular permanent secretaries are gone while respected professionals dismissed by President Edgar Lungu such as former Central Bank Governor Denny Kalyalya have been reinstated (AC Vol 61 No 17 Reconciliation and a reckoning)...


Reconciliation and a reckoning

President Hakainde Hichilema's inauguration on 24 August ended the tense period that followed polling day on 12 August when it looked as though his predecessor Edgar Lungu might refuse to accept defeat...

The presence of Biti and Chamisa from Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change must have been particularly galling for President Emmerson Mnangagwa who studied law in Zambia and was close to Edgar Lungu...

Sinohydro co-operated with ex-President Edgar Lungu's commissioning of one of the turbines in July...


Opposition surges ahead of critical vote

Independent polls such as Afrobarometer and analysts put Hichilema significantly ahead of the PF's President Edgar Lungu...

Trouble brews in Lungu's heartlands President Edgar Lungu hoped the resource-nationalist gesture of placing Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in liquidation because of the supposed mismanagement by Vedanta Resources the mine's owner would win votes for the ruling Patriotic Front political analysts said...

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Rivals close as polling day nears

Against a backdrop of falling support for President Edgar Lungu and a sliding economy the Patriotic Front government is showering farmers and civil servants with handouts and good news stories in the hope of retaining power in the general election on 12 August...


Eyes on the count

But this is not enough to signify potential poll fraud since President Edgar Lungu only beat Hichilema by 50...


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