The former President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu has shocked many after declaring his early retirement just days after he was defeated. Edgar was defeated by the sitting President of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema with a nearly million votes but out of all, he conceded defeat and Hichilema was sworn in to serve Zambian's for the next 5 years.
Zambia President Recovering Well After "Sudden Dizziness" That Led To His Collapse During a Ceremony
Republican President Edgar Lungu collapsed this afternoon after feeling suddenly dizzy during the commemoration ceremony of the 45th Zambian Defence Forces in Lusaka. He was immediately rushed to a military hospital where he was resuscitated and he is now recovering well. According to unverified reports from State House sources, President Lungu might have collapsed due to piled pressure of work and thoughts how majority of people especially in Northern and Muchinga Provinces are upset with his leadership.
Photo:Edgar Lungu Tension has risen up in Zambia after the Internet was blocked amid the Presidential elections vote count. According to the projected votes by mainstream media and Zambia's Electoral Commission,Opposition leader Hakainde Hachilema is in a comfortable lead at 60% against 30% PF party led by Zambia's president Edgar Lungu.
THE Police in central Province has said they will fish out all the UPND cadres that wreaked havoc on Friday after attacking their counterparts in the PF in Chisamba. Central Province Police Commissioner Chola Katanga said that the police would not leave any stone unturned and would arrest all those that were involved in the attacks.
Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema sailed to a decisive victory in polls that was marred with tension, according to Zambia Electoral Commission Monday's reports. Hichilema garnered 2.8 million votes, as compared to his closest challenger the incumbent candidate, President Edgar Lungu, the candidate of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) who had 1.8 million votes.
Political Parties Sign Peace and non Violence Accord. Political parties in Zambia have signed peace and non Violence accord as President Lungu says political leaders have a sacred responsibility to condemn violence and take responsibility when their members go astray. Political parties participating in the August 12 Presidential and general elections have today signed a peace and non violence accord at Mulungushi International Conference center with a pledge to ensure peace prevails during after the elections.