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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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Kaizar the kingpin

Most people in Lusaka see Kaizar Zulu merely as President Edgar Lungu's State House sidekick but as the top aide puts it himself nobody gets to see his boss without his say-so...


A close political race gets angrier

The contest between incumbent President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front and his opponent Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) was always going to be close...

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Not the last Post

Although the Post was seen as supportive of the PF government under President Michael Sata it opposed Edgar Lungu's ascendancy to the Presidency in 2015 which seems to have triggered the paper's current problems...


Xenophobia on the rise

Two people were killed and many more injured before President Edgar Lungu restored order by deploying 1 000 police officers and 500 soldiers to the city's slums...


Democrats under fire

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Lungu schemes to survive

Elected by a narrow margin in January 2015 and presiding over an economy in free fall President Edgar Lungu is trying to strengthen his position through constitutional amendments and intrigues with the security services...


Lungu hangs on

President Edgar Lungu told the International Monetary Fund delegation which left Lusaka on 3 December that he intended to call general elections well before they are due next September a leaked IMF report says...


PF scrambles for support

On the surface he leaves with the consent of party leaders and there is no quarrel with President Edgar Lungu...


Wing and a prayer economics

Zambia faces its worst economic crisis for a decade but President Edgar Lungu's government has rejected an International Monetary Fund aid package of US$750 million because of deep policy differences according to officials in Lusaka...


The party rebrands for the polls

Under the growing influence of former President Rupiah Banda President Edgar Lungu is turning the governing Patriotic Front away from the left-leaning legacy of the late Michael Sata...


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