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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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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...


President bids to postpone poll

We hear that President Edgar Lungu wants to postpone the presidential poll because of illness (See Box That date with destiny isn't good for me)...

That date with destiny isn't good for me Lusaka is awash with rumours that President Edgar Lungu is so worried about his health that he wants to postpone the general election date of 12 August...

In a letter to President Edgar Lungu of 23 June the family wrote that they had considered the proposal but 'our gallant first president needs to rest in peace at his final resting place… to be buried next to his dear wife at his residence'...


Betting the farm on winning

The Zanaco loan is to fund a two-year $131m FISP contract signed last year with Zambian company Neria's Investments Ltd an inputs supplier whose owners are close to President Edgar Lungu...

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Mboweni's budget choice – austerity or bust

Ramaphosa's public putdown of Mboweni for tweeting against Zambia's President Edgar Lungu's decision to sack central bank governor Denny Kalyalya in August gave many ANC leaders licence to attack him (AC Vol 61 No 17 The governor and the guv'nor)...


Election-mania takes hold

Yet sources in Lusaka and Washington alike call it a cosmetic exercise a programme designed only to buy the government time while all the efforts of the ruling Patriotic Front and government ministers direct themselves to re-electing President Edgar Lungu and increasing their majority in parliament...


Two days that changed nothing

President Edgar Lungu requested a Fund programme on 8 December but observers think this was for show...


Creditors fume as the beat goes on

There is little sign that President Edgar Lungu's government will produce a credible debt-restructuring plan acceptable to both Western and Chinese lenders...


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