Opposition United Party For National Development (UPND) Leader Hakainde Hichilema is in South Africa (SA) for a Three-day Visit, during which he will be Attending, A Question Session Addressed by President Jacob Zuma in Parliament Tomorrow (THURSDAY).
Hichilema Arrived in Cape Town this Afternoon (WEDNESDAY) Where he is set to be Hosted by Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader Mmusi Maimane, who was Prevented from Entering Zambia in May when he wanted to Attend his Court Case.
Mr Hichilema was recently released from Prison after Four Months and Seven Days, where he was held on Charges of Treason because, it was Alleged he Obstructed President Edgar Lungu’s Motorcade.
Maimane’s Chief of Staff, Geordin Hill-Lewis, said that Hichilema came to Celebrate his Release with the Democratic Alliance (DA).
United Party for National Development (UPND) is part of a Network of Opposition Parties in the Region, Organised under the Southern African Partnership for Democratic Change, of which Maimane is the Chairperson.
The Network is meant to Give Opposition Parties a Voice in the Region, and it was also used in this instance to Effect Pressure on Governing Parties to Respect Human Rights.
AUGUST 30, 2017