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Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu

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


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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...


PF set for victory

The presidential candidate of the governing Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has surprised Zambians by joining forces with former President Rupiah Banda, whose Movement for Multiparty Democracy was defeated by the PF in the 2011 general elections...


The PF picks two candidates

The favourite of the 'Bemba faction' and the darling of most of the PF members of parliament is Defence Minister Edgar Lungu, who has claimed the nomination for himself...


Queen-maker Scott

Faced, our sources say, with evidence that the Defence Minister and just removed PF Secretary General, Edgar Lungu, had the support of at least 70 of the PF's 82 members of parliament for the presidential nomination, Scott had to come up with a convincing alternative...


Foreign boost for opposition

Sata had left Justice and Defence Minister Edgar Lungu in charge when he left for London on his final trip...


Fights before the funeral

On 3 November he was obliged to reinstate Edgar Lungu, a powerful contender for the PF presidential nomination, just 24 hours after sacking him as PF Secretary General...


Party rivalries grow as Sata ails

The Defence Minister and the governing Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu was left to run Zambia in his absence...

This means that Edgar Lungu would act as PF President if Sata resigned or was removed from office...


Power struggle

The party's focus is to ensure that Sata completes his term in office, however incapacitated, but the succession race is intensifying and Sata's son Mulenga Sata, who is also Mayor of Lusaka, the new PF Secretary General (SG), Edgar Lungu, and Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili are all manoeuvring for position...


Sata sacks Kabimba

Kabimba's bitter rival and the Defence Minister until 28 August, Edgar Lungu, becomes Justice Minister and PF Secretary General...


Fights over Kabimba wrack the PF

Those ranged against him include Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili, the Chairman of the Road Development Agency, Willie Nsanda, and Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu, who also chairs the PF Disciplinary Committee...


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