Life doesn’t end when one is not a president - Hichilema

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema shaking hands with Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi in Kasane during talks on the Kazungula Bridge project. PIC BW GOVERNMENT
Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema shaking hands with Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi in Kasane during talks on the Kazungula Bridge project. PIC BW GOVERNMENT

KAZUNGULA: Despite the recent withdrawal of retirement benefits and privileges previously extended to former Zambian President, Edgar Lungu still fresh in the neighbouring country, current president Hakainde Hichilema says former presidents should stay in retirement and away from the political arena.

KAZUNGULA: Despite the recent withdrawal of retirement benefits and privileges previously extended to former Zambian President, Edgar Lungu still fresh in the neighbouring country, current president Hakainde Hichilema says former presidents should stay in retirement and away from the political arena.

Hichilema said this to the media here on Wednesday during his working visit where he and President Mokgweetsi Masisi held talks and made decisions on the Kazungula Bridge project. The Zambian government officially revoked Lungu’s retirement benefits and privileges following the latter’s return to active politics.

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