[HRW] President Hakainde Hichilema Should Champion Human Rights, Good Governance
Posts published in August 2021
[DW] The election victory of Zambia's newly inaugurated President Hakainde Hichilema is a boon for democracy in southern Africa. But he faces the monumental task of rebuilding confidence in Zambia's democracy and economy.
[Nation] Lusaka -- Hakainde Hichilema has been sworn in as the seventh president of Zambia, in ceremony attended by 10 African heads of state and government, including Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta.
[Daily Maverick] Victory for the tens of thousands of Zambians who got out to vote and protect the votes of others.
[RFI] Zambia's newly-elected president, Hakainde Hichilema, is sworn into office Tuesday, after defeating the incumbent Edgar Lungu by almost a million votes in a election marked by restricted campaigning and suspected vote rigging.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- President Samia Suluhu will on August 24, travel to Zambia to attend the inauguration of Zambian President-elect, Hakainde Hichilema.
[New Zimbabwe] Opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says the recently held elections in neighbouring Zambia have shown that Africa as a continent is capable of running credible elections.
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa and Zambian president-elect Hakainde Hichilema, who will be sworn-in today, held a long telephone call on Sunday during which they agreed to work together in the development of the two sister republics.
[The Herald] Kudakwashe Mugari -- Deputy News Editor
[Nation] Zambia's President- elect Hakainde Hichilema will have his work cut out as he takes office next Tuesday, following his landslide victory against the incumbent Edgar Lungu.
[Times of Zambia] The pronouncements by the President-elect Hakainde Hichilema that individuals to serve under his administration will be drawn from all corners of Zambia makes good reading and is a breath of fresh air.
[The Herald] Kudakwashe Mugari -- President Mnangagwa leaves Zimbabwe today to join other Heads of State at the inauguration of new Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka tomorrow.
[Times of Zambia] A female breast cancer survival has urged both men and women to regularly go for cancer screening.
[Nyasa Times] President Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is scheduled to travel to Lusaka, Zambia, to attend the inauguration of Hakainde Hichilema as Zambia's sixth President.
[The Conversation Africa] Hakainde Hichilema's election victory is the third time an opposition leader has unseated an incumbent president in Zambia since 1991. The victory bequeaths on the new president and his party, the United Party for National Dev...
[African Arguments] How did voters, the opposition and civil society manage to defeat an entrenched and repressive regime?
[East African] Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa says he persuaded outgoing Zambian President Edgar Lungu to concede defeat after the August 12 elections.
[Times of Zambia] EXPECTATIONS will surely be high among sports associations as President-Elect Hakainde Hichilema takes over office with hope that his new government will bring the much needed breath of fresh air in the sports federations that spend m...
[Times of Zambia] President-elect Hakainde Hichilema's reassurance that the ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) is determined to restore Zambia's rightful place as a bastion of peace and stability will enhance the country's image in the...
[Daily Maverick] In 2021, Africa witnessed some elections characterised by procedural uncertainty and outcome certainty. Fortunately, Zambia bucked the trend. There were important reasons why.