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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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Plan Bibi for AU

Zambian President Edgar Lungu became the latest African leader to be welcomed in Jerusalem in February...


Lungu’s terms and conditions

President Edgar Lungu had barely begun his second term of office this year when he declared himself ready for another...


Aides with agendas

Concern about the actions of State House advisers has grown so much that President Edgar Lungu felt obliged to persuade civil servants not to be intimidated...


Lungu for longer

After a year dominated by the election that controversially returned President Edgar Lungu and the Patriotic Front to power the main political battles in 2017 look set to be factional struggles within the ruling party and inside the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND)...


Preparing for the worst

It was always the aim sources close to State House told Africa Confidential for President Edgar Lungu to use the public purse freely for measures that would help his presidential election campaign...


Lungu against the law

The latest public body to feel President Edgar Lungu's enmity is the judiciary which has been granting petitions to nullify some constituencies' results in the 16 August polls...


A heartbeat away from Lungu

President Edgar Lungu sacked the Information Minister and Chief Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili a founding member of the Patriotic Front on 8 November...


Technology against tricksters

This means that a PVT is likely to be of little use in a case like Zambia where the gap between the two candidates was just three points and President Edgar Lungu secured a first round victory by just 0...

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Judges in the firing line

There is now no obstacle to Edgar Lungu being sworn in as President of Zambia on 13 September...


Political football claims aide

Together with fellow State House aide Kaizar Zulu he had played a crucial role in securing President Edgar Lungu's controversial electoral victory earlier in the month overseeing the militant Patriotic Front (PF) youths who were accused of intimidating election officers and voters in polling stations in Lusaka and elsewhere (AC Vol 57 No 17 Lungu's victory under fire)...


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