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A South African court has granted an interim order to prevent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving South Africa, where he is attending an African Union summit, until it hears an application calling for his arrest.
…….But he has also been to member states that have declined to arrest him, such as Nigeria, which hosted him in July 2013Read More
His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia has today undergone two medical examinations at Maina Soko Military Hospital and Lusaka Trust Hospital respectively.
President Lungu undertook a Baseline Health Parameters routine check-up at Maina Soko and attended the dentistry at Lusaka Trust Hospital. Doctors have given him a clean bill of health. His personal physicians interviewed him yesterday as part of the process that he completed today.
Meanwhile the Head of State has designated his authority to Her Honour the Vice-President, Ms.Inonge M. Wina to discharge the functions of office of President from Thursday, 29th January to Sunday 1st February 2015, the period he will be attending the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Lungu signed the instrument of power transfer today pursuant to Article 39 (1) of the constitution of Zambia.
Members of the Press are accordingly advised that the President will depart Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at 08:00 hours.
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