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Hakainde Hichilema (HH)

Date of Birth: 4/06/1962
Place of Birth: Monze


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Hichilema accused of 'losing focus’

President Hakainde Hichilema gave a long and emotional press conference on 25 April further cataloguing his persecution by the previous government – which many critics believe irrelevant to the current political situation – while making vague promises about his government's programme...


Chasing the mining millions

One of President Hakainde Hichilema's toughest challenges is the raft of complex and costly legal battles over mining assets bequeathed by the Patriotic Front (PF) government which was defeated by a landslide in the 12 August general election (AC Vol 62 No 17 Reconciliation and a reckoning)...

PRESSURE on TO PICK UP THE PACE The new government of President Hakainde Hichilema has passed its first hundred days amid impatience for quicker action to tackle the legacy of incompetence and corruption of the previous Patriotic Front government...


High expectations of HH

President Hakainde Hichilema's record of early appointments and dismissals shows he is making good on his promise of a new start for governance and the economy Lusaka pundits say after his landslide victory over the Patriotic Front (PF) party in the 12 August general election...

A PRESIDENT A DAY FOR BLAIR'S LIGHTNING TOUR Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair made a flying visit on 29 September to meet Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema for his third meeting with an African head of state in as many days...


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...

Lungu conceded after a landslide carried the United Party for National Development (UPND) leader to State House by almost a million votes (about 60% of the ballot to Lungu's 38%) in a heated presidential contest – Hichilema's sixth (Dispatches 16/8/21 President Lungu dithers then concedes after challenger Hakainde Hichilema's landslide victory)...

Hichilema's debt mountaineering Possibly President Hakainde Hichilema's biggest task as the new head of state is to bring the debt crisis under control...


Rivals close as polling day nears

Lungu is in a close fight for the presidency with United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema who lost by 100 000 votes in the last election in 2016...

Anthony Bwalya assistant to United Party for National Development (UPND) leader and presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema ridiculed it: 'Since when was being broke and needing a bailout an achievement...


Eyes on the count

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is investing hope and major resources including a phone app and satellite systems to mobilise over 20 000 election agents from his United Party for National Development (UPND) to help prevent fraud at polling stations in the 12 August general election...


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