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Zambia arrests politician over potato jibe
Opposition politician Frank Bwalya arrested and charged with defamation after he compared the president to a potato.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 05:48 GMT
Zambia's ex-president barred from leaving
Rupiah Banda has for third time been blocked from leaving the country, pending corruption charges brought against him.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2013 06:34 GMT
Zambia arrests ex-leader Banda over oil deal
Former president Rupiah Banda free on bond after arrest for abuse of authority in connection with Nigerian oil contract.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 11:12 GMT
Ex-Zambia president's son arrested for fraud
Investigators arrest eldest son of Rupiah Banda for corruption and possessing assets bought with dirty money.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 19:25 GMT
AU extends mandate of top executive official
Term of Jean Ping prolonged after election in which he was challenged by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was deadlocked.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2012 02:54 GMT
Voting for powerful AU post ends in deadlock
Election to choose new chairman of executive commission of African Union ends in deadlock, after three rounds of voting.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 19:11 GMT
Michael Sata: Change Zambia can believe in?
His ability to connect with the working class poor has charmed crowds, but he is not immune to corruption and cronyism.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2011 09:23 GMT
Opposition leader elected president of Zambia
Michael Sata, a former railway porter, wins election on promises of creating jobs and distributing mineral wealth.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2011 16:53 GMT
Opposition leader wins Zambia election
Michael Sata declared winner of presidential poll, ousting incumbent Rupiah Banda who conceded defeat.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2011 00:11 GMT
Polls close in Zambian presidential election
Reports of scattered violence in capital Lusaka, but observers say voting generally proceeded smoothly.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2011 20:49 GMT
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