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Date:04 May 2016
Zambia: Opposition leader trial adjourned

The trial of Zambian opposition leader, Geoffrey Mwamba, who is accused of inciting violence against President Edgar Lungu, has been adjourned to next week.

He has refuted the claims. ‘’ I refute the charge, “Mwamba says.

‘‘If he is found guilty, he could face a maximum sentence of five years,’‘ his lawyers have explained.

If he is found guilty, he could face a maximum sentence of five years.
Zambia’s general elections on August 11 and ready there is heightened tension and political activity.

Mwamba was arrested and accused of wanting to create an illegal militia.



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