Setting an Agenda for Zambia’s New President after Peaceful Elections
January 26, 2015
In response to the people of Zambia conducting peaceful presidential elections, Freedom House issued the following statement:
“Freedom House calls on President Lungu to return Zambia to the path of democracy” said Vukasin Petrovic, director of Africa programs. “We urge the president to ensure that the new draft constitution is submitted to a referendum, that he reform the Civil Society Act in consultation with civil society organizations, and work to improve relations with the country’s media.