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Hakainde Hichilema (HH)

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


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Graft worsens cash squeeze

The economic picture and the ballooning debt should, pundits say, be a gift to Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the opposition United Party for National Development, but few of his attacks appear to be hitting home...

So, unless HH [Hakainde Hichilema, UPND leader] is also disqualified, say through a conviction or any other factor that may rule him out of the running, we cannot afford to have another person other than EL as presidential candidate in 2021...


Lungu's costly power play

The talks are not likely to yield any tangible results, as Lungu only agreed to them, our sources say, so he could release United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema from prison without suffering loss of face for detaining him for four months on an absurd charge of treason...


Stumbling into a debt crisis

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, who was imprisoned for four months after a clash with President Lungu's motorcade, told local media he is 'vindicated' by the IMF's acknowledgement of the debt problem (AC Vol 58 No 9, Motorcade, treason and plot)...


Hichilema pushes for Commonwealth talks

News of Gambari's trip followed a meeting between Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), and Baroness Patricia Scotland, the Commonwealth Secretary-General, in London on 30 October about political conditions in Zambia...


In a state of suspense

Lungu fears the treason charge against United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema, who has been in detention since 11 April, might not succeed at trial (AC Vol 58 No 9, Motorcade, treason and plot)...


Motorcade, treason and plot

Hakainde Hichilema's arrest for treason was at first dismissed as an intimidatory gimmick by President Edgar Lungu after the 'clash of the motorcades' early this month...

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Lungu's way and the highway

Extraordinary sights greeted viewers of the Prime TV News television channel on 8 April as President Edgar Lungu and United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema took their motorcades to the annual Kuomboka celebration of the Lozi people in Western Province...


Lungu for longer

Disgruntled elements within the party will aim to unseat its perennially unsuccessful presidential candidate, Hakainde Hichilema, a Tonga-speaker from Southern Province who has led the party since 2006 when its founding president, Anderson Mazoka, died...


A heartbeat away from Lungu

Lungu received just 17% of votes in Western Province while his main challenger, Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development, won 81...


Technology against tricksters

But what the subsequent media coverage failed to make clear was that the election was so close that a victory for the opposition candidate, Hakainde Hichilema, would also have been within the PVT's margin of error...

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