Zambia’s Lungu Says He’s No Dictator And Doesn’t Want To Be One, But He’s Turning Into A Mugabe Very Fast






Lungu took advantage of a fire at a popular Lusaka market to declare a state of emergency, that gives him power to suspend Parliament, restrict freedom of movement, and impose a curfew.

Democracy Is Looking Sickly Across Southern Africa, With The Ruling Parties And Oppositions Both In A Shambles






Some 65% of South Africans want Zuma to resign. An all-time low approval rating of 20% makes him less popular among the electorate than even US President Donald Trump.






On Africa Day, Question Is ‘Can Former Liberators Lead Continent Into The Future?’






Freedom fighters believe they have a right to govern, but struggle to deliver the economic development that Africa needs.






Lungu Goes Rogue. If His Zambia Isn’t A Dictatorship Yet, It’s Not Too Far From It: How Did It Come To This?






By keeping quiet in the face of Lungu’s increasingly authoritarian bent, South Africa, SADC and the AU risk becoming just as complicit in undermining Zambia’s future.