Hakainde Hichilema is a Zambian businessman and politician who was born on 4th June 1962. He is the new Zambian president since 24th August 2021 under the party called 'United Party for National Development'. He has contested for the presidential seat for five years; 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 and 2016, he finally won in 2021.
Apart from being a state president, Hichilema is a family man who is married to Mutinta Hichilema and they are blessed with three children namely; Chikonka Hichilema, Miyanda Hichilema and Habwela Hichilema.
On 21st August 2021, Hichilema tweeted this on his official twitter handle; ' My thoughts dwell on the rural woman who carries a bucket of water in her head, a bundle of wood on her shoulder, a baby on her back and a toddler holding onto her hand. Our job is to make our life better."
This tweet raised different reactions from different people on twitter, some of them were positive while some were negative. One student from Zambia replied; "As a student, I've been writing letters for 3 years now just get a bursary...I've made countless appeals for student loans. How can I as a student and a Zambian at large find comfort in these words?"
Another person replied; "Tik".
These are just some of the reactions of people on twitter.
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More