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Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema on IMF and repealing the insult regulation

2022-09-22 11:54:08


Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema pledged a break from the previous when he took workplace final yr.

His successes included halving inflation, receiving a billion-dollar IMF bailout and introducing decrease taxes and free schooling.

However critics say regardless of an election promise to take action, the federal government has been sluggish to abolish a colonial-era insult regulation typically used to silence critics.

In an unique interview, President Hichilema advised the BBC’s Shingai Nyoka that the regulation which is enshrined within the structure might be repealed however till that point, it might proceed to use.

Opposition members are amongst those that have been arrested within the final yr.

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