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ANALYSIS: Discrediting elections

Why the opposition playbook carries risks Malawi recently held its breath as the Constitutional Court took ten hours to painstakingly read out its verdict on the highly controversial 2019 presidential elections. When it finally became clear that the judgment would nullify the election of President Peter Mutharika, jubilant opposition supporters …

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Zambian Muthiya wins his second Uganda Open Pro title

Top five ➡ Madalitso Muthiya  🇿🇲 72 66 69 72 – 279 (-9) ➡ Charamba Tongoona 🇿🇼 70 71 70 72 – 283 (-5) ➡ Stephen Ferreira 🇿🇼 76 69 68 71  – 284 (-4) ➡ Dismas Indiza 🇰🇪 73 76 63 73  – 285 (-3) ➡ Andre Nel  76 68 73 69 …

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Uganda slams report on ‘Huawei spying’

Uganda slams report Huawei helped spy on opposition leaders Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Uganda on Friday denied a report that employees of Chinese telecom giant Huawei had aided a domestic spying operation targeting pop star turned opposition icon Bobi Wine. The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Huawei …

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Zambia arrests ex-minister for graft after British aid freeze

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP |  Zambian authorities on Wednesday arrested a former minister for alleged corruption that led Britain to suspend aid to the southern African country last year, an official said. Emerine Kabanshi was arrested “for abuse of authority of office,” said a statement from Zambian anti-corruption and anti-money …

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Zambia bans ‘Viagra’ energy drink

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP |  Authorities in Zambia have banned an energy drink after laboratory results showed that it contained the active ingredient of the anti-impotence drug Viagra. SX Energy Natural Power drink, produced by Revin Zambia, is exported around the region including to Uganda, where a consumer recently complained …

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Zambia’s president fires army chiefs

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday sacked the army commander and his deputy, a rare firing of the top military brass in the country. He did not give reasons for removing Lieutenant-General Paul Mihova but cautioned his successor, William Sikazwe, not to abuse the authority …

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