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Hakainde Hichilema (HH)

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


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Fears of pain in prospect

3 billion IMF rescue package agreed at the beginning of the month amid concern that President Hakainde Hichilema may not have the political capital to see it through without heavy social unrest (AC Vol 63 No 18 Debt deal boosts kwacha)...


Debt deal boosts kwacha

President Hakainde Hichilema hopes that the agreement which the IMF says will see the country receive an immediate payment of $185 million one of a series over the next 38 months is only the start...


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...


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