[Deutsche Welle] As Zambians head to the polls on Thursday, tough economic times will be on the minds of most voters. Inflation is high and prices of commodities have gone up.
Posts published in “Day: August 10, 2016”
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has accepted the decision by the Constitutional Court to declare the position of ministers illegal and the directive for them to vacate office.
[Namibian] EVER-BUSY fashion designer Nikola Conradie recently showcased in Zambia where the first Lusaka July was held at the Retreat at Roma Park on 31 July.
[Namibian] After weeks of hectic campaigning in various parts of the country, presidential candidates will wind up their campaigns today, with a tight contest between incumbent president Edgar Lungu and main opposition challenger Hakainde Hichilema.
[RFI] Producing a newspaper while trying to evade arrest has kept news editor and deputy managing editor Joseph Mwenda on his toes since the Zambian government shut the Post newspaper down in June, citing tax fraud. The newspaper still manages to opera...
[Daily Maverick] As Zambia heads to the polls on Thursday, SIMON ALLISON examines what's at stake, and why it matters.
[Daily Maverick] Given that so much is going wrong and that so many ordinary Zambians are feeling the economic heat, the country should be ripe for political change as Zambians go to the polls on Thursday. More than 50 years after independence the coun...
[Deutsche Welle] Thursday's election in Zambia is a tight two-horse race between the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition UPND. President Edgar Lungu and his main challenger Hakainde Hichilema are both anxious to avoid a run-off.
[African Arguments] With inflation soaring and the kwacha losing value amid plummeting copper prices, economic issues will be front and centre of voters' concerns as they vote this Thursday.