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10 Jan 2021
Zambia's presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country's health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges.
24 Aug 2020
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has "strongly reprimanded" his finance minister for challenging the Zambian leader to explain his decision to sack that country's central bank governor, the presidency said Monday.
30 Aug 2019
A leader of Zambia's opposition denied defamation charges in court on Friday after being arrested for a video in which he allegedly refers to President Edgar Lungu as a dog.
20 Jul 2019
Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied on Saturday in Zambia's capital Lusaka -- to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government.
4 Jun 2019
Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment.
28 Mar 2018
A former Zambian minister and a leading critic of President Edgar Lungu appeared in court on Wednesday to deny charges that he had profited from the proceeds of crime.
23 Mar 2018
Zambia’s main opposition party filed a motion seeking the impeachment of President Edgar Lungu, accusing him of constitutional breaches, the presidency said on Friday.
3 Nov 2017
President Edgar Lungu has warned Zambia's judges against blocking him from running in 2021 elections, saying a judicial intervention like that in Kenya could plunge the country into chaos.
26 Aug 2017
On Thursday heavily armed police blocked entry to the capital's Anglican cathedral where the United Party for National Development (UPND) leader had been due to make his first public appearance since being freed from jail last week.
10 Aug 2017
Zambian police on Thursday released the leader of a small opposition party who is a fierce critic of President Edgar Lungu after one week in detention, party officials said.
11 Jul 2017
Zambia's parliament on Tuesday approved a 90-day state of emergency decreed by President Edgar Lungu, a move that critics see as an effort to tighten his grip on power.
9 Jun 2017
Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, facing treason charges, said Friday he had been moved from a prison in the capital Lusaka to a maximum security jail in a small town.

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