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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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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...


Prosecuting the prosecutor

President Edgar Lungu wants Nchito out because he is the last remnant of what was called the 'cartel', the small group of advisors and ministers around Sata...


Lungu returns the favours

President Edgar Lungu has been having trouble fulfilling his reported promise to ex-President Rupiah Banda to get the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mutembo Nchito, off his back...


Mining companies get their way

On 26 March, President Edgar Lungu ordered Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma and Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda to make a change to the new mining taxes by 8 April...


Narrow win stretches nerves

President Edgar Lungu's exceptionally slim win on a disastrously low turnout in the 20 January presidential by-election leaves him weak and the governing Patriotic Front still badly split...

'I urge President Edgar Lungu to immediately begin to speak against corruption and give us the political backing so that we can help stamp out corruption in Zambia,' she said...


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