[RFI] Nearly 100 days after Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema took power in August, he has been making advances in press freedom, curbing violence, and trying to unravel the complexities of the economic crisis that has touched every Zambian. Laura M...
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Hakainde Hichilema (born 4 June 1962) is a Zambian businessman and politician who is the seventh and current president of Zambia since 24 August 2021. After having contested five previous elections in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 and 2016, he won the 2021 presidential election with over 59% of the vote. He has led the United Party for National Development since 2006.
[White House] Washington, DC -- Vice President Kamala Harris met with President Hichilema today to congratulate him and the people of Zambia on an election with historic voter turnout, especially among young voters, which helped assure a peaceful trans...
[USIP] Washington, DC -- Newly elected President Hichilema vows to repair eroded democracy and a 'mountain' of debt. Weeks after his election to lead his southern African nation, Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema vowed to reverse his country's recen...
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The President of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema has with immediate effect revoked the appointment of some of Government officials including Benson Chali who has been Zambia's High Commissioner to Tanzania.
[Independent (Kampala)] Lusaka, Zambia -- Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema will make his first trip outside the country since winning last month's elections by attending the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, his office said Saturday.
[Nation] Lusaka -- Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema has unveiled his Cabinet of 17 ministers.
[Daily Maverick] Under ousted president Edgar Lungu, Zambia's economy was in freefall. In 2019 and 2020, the Zambian kwacha was one of the world's worst performing currencies. In 2011, when Lungu came to power, Zambia's external debt was $1.9-billion. ...
[RFI] Newly-elected Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema announced he would be making major changes to the police and military authorities, fulfilling one of his major campaign promises just one week after taking office.
[New Republic] London -- AFTER six attempts at the presidency, Zambian businessman Hakainde Hichilema finally made it to the top office in his country when he overwhelmingly defeated the incumbent, President Edgar Lungu, in the election on August 12.
[Times of Zambia] THE goodwill Zambia has gained for conducting peaceful general elections on August 12, followed by the peaceful transfer of power from the sixth President to the seventh one, won praise and respect from many local, regional and intern...
[Cameroon Tribune] The New President has been sworn in during an unprecedented ceremony in the capital Lusaka on Tuesday August 24, 2021.
[Capital FM] Lusaka, Zambia -- President Uhuru Kenyatta was among the ten (10) African Heads of State and Government at the inauguration of Zambia's new President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka.
[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan yesterday attended the inauguration of Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka with the latter promising to continue maintaining State ties.
[New Zimbabwe] Presidential spokesperson George Charamba threw all decorum and etiquette expected of him out the window hours before new Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema was inaugurated Tuesday, calling him a sellout.
[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan is today expected to leave the country for Zambia, to witness the inauguration of Zambia's President elect Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka.
[VOA] Lusaka -- New Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema took office on Tuesday, 12 days after defeating incumbent Edgar Lungu in a general election.
[HRW] President Hakainde Hichilema Should Champion Human Rights, Good Governance
[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.
[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.