Zambia’s President to seek parliament approval to declare state of emergency

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LUSAKA, July 5 (Reuters) – Zambian President Edgar Lungu will seek parliament’s approval to impose emergency laws, he said on Wednesday, after a fire gutted the country’s biggest market in what Lungu said was a politically motivated arson attack.

Lungu said the fire in the nation’s capital on Tuesday “bordered on economic sabotage” and was aimed at making the country ungovernable.


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