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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.
Zambian troops entered a slum in Lusaka on Friday to restore order after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed to control a cholera outbreak, state radio said.
Zambia's main opposition leader on Thursday condemned his four-month imprisonment for alleged treason as an abuse of the criminal justice system by his political opponents.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is in South Africa for a three-day visit, during which he will be attending, amongst others, a question session addressed by President Jacob Zuma in Parliament on Thursday.
The Zambian presidency on Saturday condemned as "regrettable" a police decision to halt a prayer meeting this week at which the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was due to appear.
Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has been released from jail after the government dropped treason charges against him and five others.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema pleaded not guilty to treason on Monday as the start date of his trial was set for Wednesday, his party said.
International media in Zambia were barred from a court Monday where opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was due to appear on treason charges in a case that has fuelled political tensions.
The treason trial of Zambia’s main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, and five others starts today at a High Court in the capital, Lusaka.
Zambia plans to drop treason charges against the country’s main opposition leader and free him from prison on Monday under a deal brokered by the Commonwealth secretary-general, government and legal sources told Reuters.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has held talks with Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu and he is to visit imprisoned opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.
Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu Saturday held talks with former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, who had paid him a courtesy call at the State House in Lusaka.
Zambian authorities have reportedly arrested yet another opposition leader, who is a fierce critic of President Edgar Lungu, in the latest sign of a crackdown on dissent.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has secured 703 convictions against politicians and other individuals who were involved in various cases of corruption since 2015.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday, admonished corps members to avoid acts capable of threatening the smooth conduct of the 2019 general elections in the country.
The Kebbi State Government has declared its readiness to support corps members deployed to the state on any entrepreneurship drive they might be embarking on, which, it said, is capable of boosting economy and general well-being of the people.
As the 2019 General Elections draw closer, 21 candidates have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest for the Plateau governorship seat.
The Kebbi state government has directed Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and Local Government Councils in the state to accept corps members posted to them without any reservation.
The Saudi-UAE-led coalition said it has "requested a cessation of inflight refuelling support" by the United States, bringing a key element of Washington's involvement in the Yemen conflict to a halt.
The Iranian government has warned U.S. sanctions on the country’s oil sector would lead to “painful months” for consumers worldwide as oil prices rise, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said on Thursday.
Kaduna State has embarked on house to house Polio immunization exercise for children below five years across the State.
Six people have been arrested by the Kaduna State Command of the Department of State Services (DSS) in connection with the recent abduction and killing of the traditional ruler of the Adara people, the Agom Adara, Mr. Maiwada Raphael Galadima.
Mr Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress (ULC) says the organised labour expects the National Assembly to fast-track action on the minimum wage report once presented because of its urgency.