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Ruling Party Supporters Raid Zambia’s Mpika FM Radio, Halt Show Featuring Opposition

[CPJ] At around 8 p.m. on December 1, 2021, approximately 20 people who identified themselves as supporters of Zambia's ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) forcibly entered Mpika FM, a community radio station in the northeastern town of Mpika, and ordered the presenter on air, Peter Nkandu, to immediately stop broadcasting a weekly phone-in-program, "The Hot Spot," according to the journalist and Mpika FM station manager Allan Dumingu, who both spoke to CPJ via messaging app, and local media repo

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