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December 1 2014

From Zambian Economist Mon Dec 1 2014, 14:14:00

It has been another day of drama today in the chaotic Patriotic Front (PF. New PF president Edgar Lungu held a press briefing where he fired Bridget Atanga, as expected, and appointed Davies Chama the new SG. It is an interesting move. Perhaps Mulenga Sata was sidelined for this role because his loyalty is yet unproven. He also now has the adoption certificate.

As Lungu was announcing the changes a parallel "illegal" PF conference hurriedly cobbled together from Kabwe residents and cadres from the streets were led by Guy Scott. We say "illegal" because it turns out the Lungu camp had already obtained an injunction against the purported conference. The injunction was served on Scott and his friends.

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