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Zambia election: Hakainde Hichilema is the president-elect, incumbent Edgar Lungu defeated

Hakainde Hichilema is likely to take the country further down the neoliberal path by wooing the IMF. Fred M’membe, the candidate of the newly formed Socialist Party, who came fifth, has called for a continuation of the struggle for a just and humane society

Zambia’s Socialist Party emerges as an alternative in upcoming presidential elections 

Founded in 2018 under the leadership of its current presidential candidate Fred M’membe, the Socialist Party has emerged as a third force in Zambia, providing voters with an alternative to the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition United Party for National Development

“We are telling people, vote for yourselves!”: Rehoboth Kafwabulula of Socialist Party of Zambia

The spokesperson of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Rehoboth Kafwabulula spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the upcoming elections in Zambia and the key messages they are taking to the masses

Zambia’s Socialist Party sets ending of rich-poor divide as election target

A newcomer to the electoral scene, the Socialist Party is prioritizing health, education and peasant agriculture, and bringing to the forefront hitherto marginalized voices

There’s no other approach than the socialist approach, says Zambia’s Fred M’membe

Ahead of general elections in August, Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks to Dr. Fred M’membe, the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party of Zambia, on the party’s platform and vision for the future

Kenneth Kaunda, the internationalist

The often unsung legacy of Kenneth Kaunda was the pivotal role he played in establishing newly-independent Zambia as a central hub for pan-Africanist and internationalist activities and processes.

Zambian Socialist Party Secretary General Cosmas Musumali released from detention

Musumali was arrested along with nearly 30 other party workers while conducting a meeting. With the parliamentary by-elections only a month away, the ruling Patriotic Front has been cracking down on mobilizations and meetings by the opposition

Socialist party of Zambia manifesto Socialist Party’s manifesto promises revolutionary change in Zambia

The Socialist Party of Zambia released its election manifesto on June 18, Wednesday, promising universal education and healthcare, as well as the expansion of housing and sanitation facilities for the masses

Socialist Party of Zambia presidential candidate Dr. Fred M’membe calls for a clear and radical socialist program

The presidential candidate held a rally in the Matero neighborhood of Lusaka where he addressed thousands of supporters and members of the Socialist Party of Zambia

Why is the Zambian government seeking to liquidate Vedanta's mine? Why is the Zambian government seeking to liquidate Vedanta’s mine?

Vedanta has spent its company’s revenue over the years to service a debt it owes to a subsidiary of itself, leaving little for the workers, the government treasury and the state-owned mining company

Socialist Party of Zambia denounces illegal raid and arbitrary arrests of members

On Saturday, police illegally raided the village home of the party’s presidential candidate Dr. Fred M’membe

University-of-Zambia University of Zambia employees on strike over unpaid salaries

For a decade, the government has been systematically under-funding the university, and has threatened the students’ and teachers’ unions for protesting.

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