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.

Zambia Continues Slide Towards Authoritarianism, As IMF Throws In $1.2Bn To Prop Up Cash-Strapped State

Speaker of Zambia parliament suspended 48 opposition legislators because they missed President Edgar Lungu’s state of the nation address.

Two Weeks, Two Elections In Africa; In Zambia And Gabon The Big Men’s Large Victory Margins Disappear

In December 2015, incumbent James Michel in the Seychelles won a run-off vote with 50.2% of the votes cast, against rival Wavel Ramkalawan – the margin was just 193 votes