Hakainde Hichilema

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 28th, 2012
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Gershom Ndhlovu Zambia recently woke up to a story in state-owned media that a group calling itself Tongas Under Oath had killed two people belonging to President Michael Sata’s ethnic group, and was now in the process of removing settlers from the ethnically Tonga Southern Province. However, the sto...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2012
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Zambia’s main opposition leader was arrested Monday and charged with publishing false information after he claimed that ruling party youth were being trained by Sudanese militia, police said. Hakainde Hichilema, the leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND), made the statement at a p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2012
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UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and charged with treason, an offence that carries a death penalty in Zambian law. Mr. Hichilema was arrested this morning when he appeared at Police headqauters for questioning. The UPND leader is currently detained at Woodlands police station since th...
By benim
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May 24th, 2011
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A scholar says the breakdown of the alliance between Zambia’s two major opposition parties will help advance President Rupiah Banda’s re-election prospects. Political science lecturer Pheneas Bbaala of the University of Zambia said the coalition was meant to strengthen the fractured opposition’s elec...