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Zambian police quiz opposition leader over attacks on Chinese

Zambian police on Tuesday questioned opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for allegedly fuelling attacks on Chinese nationals, in a sign of growing political tension in the country.

Zambian opposition leader Nevers Mumba jailed for lying

Mr. Nevers Mumba, Zambian opposition party leader, has been jailed for three months for gaining access to the country’s state broadcaster by lying to a police officer.

Zambia parliament delays debate on motion to impeach President Lungu

Zambia’s parliament has delayed a debate due on Wednesday on a motion seeking to impeach President Edgar Lungu over accusations of breaching the constitution, according to a letter from the parliamentary clerk seen by a reporter.

Zambia’s main opposition party files motion to impeach President Lungu

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.

Minister suspended for slapping lawmaker during plenary

Zambia’s parliament suspended a cabinet minister on Tuesday from its proceedings for one month for slapping a fellow lawmaker within parliament grounds.

Ex-Zambian minister Chishimba Kambwili denies forgery charges

Former Zambian minister and fierce critic of President Edgar Lungu pleaded not guilty to three counts of forgery when he appeared before a court in Lusaka.

Zambia President Edgar Lungu’s critic to face fraud trial

A former Zambian minister and fierce critic of President Edgar Lungu will face trial after pleading not guilty to fraud charges on Monday following his arrest last week.

Zambia opposition MPs protest President Edgar Lungu’s warning to judges

Zambia's opposition legislators Friday stormed out of Parliament to protest President Edgar Lungu’s intimidation of judges.

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APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

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Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.