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Edgar Lungu starts three-day visit to Mozambique

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President Lungu addressing Journalists at the airport
President Lungu addressing Journalists at the airport

President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Maputo, Mozambique for a three-day state visit.

President Lungu will be hosted by His President of Mozambique Mr. Filipe Nyusi.

President Lungu is accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba, Energy Minister Dora Siliya and other government officials.

He started his programme at Palacio da Ponta Vermelha (State House) in Maputo and later visit projects and programs in various places including the port of Nacala.

President Lungu said Mozambique has been a truly all-weather friend including the difficult period of our energy challenges.

Meanwhile, President Edgar Lungu has warned that he will not tolerate further shortage of fuel in the country. The President notes with concern that fuel shortages are caused by what he termed as the sluggish banking transaction.

President Lungu also explained that a fuel tanker was unjustifiably marooned in Tanzania for almost a week. The Head of State warned those involved in the transaction that he will be forced to act.

President Lungu however said he has been assured that stocks have started improving. The President was speaking before departure for Maputo for a state visit.

And President Lungu has challenged opposition leaders to talk to their cadres about the dangers of violence. The President said he has been preaching peace to PF cadres and those found wanting have been admonished and disciplined.

Meanwhile President Lungu has arrived Mozambique for a two day state visit.

The Presidential challenger touched down at Maputo international airport at quarter past 15 Hours.

President Lungu chats with Health Minister Kasonde before departure to Mozambique
President Lungu chats with Health Minister Kasonde before departure to Mozambique
President Lungu leaving KK International Airport
President Lungu leaving KK International Airport

45 COMMENTS

  1. I hear there is trouble brewing over there. Malawi is taking in their refugees. Just don’t ask for financial advice coz their currency is tanking too. The fish and sea food is probably nice. The people are so warm. Beautiful country that needs to fight to show its best side. Kinda like us really.

    • …. beguiled by what bewails them, much like a trapper who gets caught in his own trap and a defender who scores an own goal. That happens to be their fate, Africa’s.

    • @Meimatungu

      Now that is painful. I think we are all crying even if we weren’t all charmED.

      @ The Engineer

      You mean walking in to a war zone is more palatable than tomorrow’s transfer news? Wow. I guess I must tune in!

    • We change the sign posts on ourselves only to get lost in the jungle as a result. That’s Africa’s fate, our’s and that of the Mozambiqans’.

    • Ah. I see your point. I guess I’ve always thought of it more like we want things we can’t handle once we’ve got access to them. Somehow the thing we aspire to get loses its intrinsic value once in our hands. Freedom being a prime example.

    • The best party to vote for at the moment is PF becoz UPND has now become a dumping ground. Even MMD is better than them. It has attracted all crooks from both PF and MMD.Timely warning to UPND cadres is look beyond August 2016. What will become of your party if you loose? most of those MMD Mps u are adopting will defect and join PF becoz niba kandile. How abt in case u win, what will happen to the hardworking Tongas who have saved in your party for so many yrs. Unfortunately no matter how many defectors you receive, you are loosing again. Mealie meal is becoming cheap very soon. power will nomalise once the itezhi tezhi plan starts operating in June, Fuel suplly is back to normal. I just wish these are not part of your campain messgs, otherwise u will run out of messgs.

    • Carefull with Lungu. He is not as foolish as you think. In case u dont agree with me ask Guy Scott. If Guy pretends, ask GBM.

    • KAMWENDO MUNJILA AS USUAL. LUNGU IS TRACING HIS ROOTS. HE IS MALAWIAN WITH SOME MOZAMBICAN TRAITS! LUNGU IS NOT TRULY ZAMBIAN NO WONDER HE HAS NO LOVE FOR THE ZAMBIAN PEOPLE, BUT JUST LOVES THE ZAMBIAN WEALTHY WHICH WE FOOLISHLY ALLOWED HIM TO ACCESS.

  2. let them crossover but still lungu will be in state house come August 13. The most encouraging thing is that PF will perform better in Western and North Western. There is no reason for changing govt when big animals like China and UK are complaining of bad performance of their economies

    • well said assage,
      the problem with our friends/ foes on the other side is that they are obsessed with their state house cause such that they are now oblivious to whats happening politically.
      to them, all these defections are a sign that they are now popular and will win the elections come august.but if you look at the defectors, they are all mmd mps who hh has been fighting to oust ever since he joined politics. these are the same chaps that won parley elections but their president lost. they now know that mmd, as a party will not take them to the parley and have ditched it in preference to either pf or upnd, two parties that will guarantee their re-elections. at the end of the day, mmd mps will be the majority in parliament as compared to pf and upnd’s.

    • IF YOU CAN MANAGE TO BE UN TRIBAL AND REGIONAL OVER-NIGHT. BUT EVEN NOT DOING IT FOR ELECTIONS BECAUSE YOU CAN’T DENOUNCE TRIBALISM 3 DAYS BEFORE ELECTIONS AND EXPECT PEOPLE TO AUTOMATICALLY, BELIEVE WHAT YOU ARE SAYING. THERE’S ALSO YOUR NEGE NEGA FORMULA WHICH OTHER PROVINCES HAVE ALSO DECIDED TO USE. AND WHAT ABOUT THE INTERNAL QUOTA POLICY OF YOURS- HOW ARE GOING TO DECIDE TO DISPOSE OFF IT? YOU HAVE MANY OBSTACLES TO OVERCOME, MY FRIEND. GOOD LUCKY. MEANWHILE, IFINTU NI LUNGU NAFUTI, NAFUTI.

  3. HH, You taLk to your Guys and I’ll talk to mine! It’s true HE Lungu has always hated Cadres. It’s not his personal style violence.

    We thank God for Him.

  4. i was in KITWE this morning, and saw a vehicle advertising that PRESIDENT Edgar LUNGU WILL will be in Kitwe on Saturday. No Cadres were in the Vehicle.No military Attire. Just People including young girls using the PA system. I will definitely attend the meeting at Mukuba Secondary School. This is what we need. Not the Mapatizya Formula of Violence, Provoking People, and then playing the Victim Song using Mmembe and the Watch Dog. We know who is violent, no matter the Propaganda, the People of Zambia know the Violent Party in Zambia. As for the so called Resignations , we know them already. Let them go. A new Breed of young PF functionaries will take over. They haven’t been with PF from January 2015.

  5. Tomorrow’s news will be Yesterday’s news and old news! No bite to it since Mulenga Sata’s appointment outsmarts any defections of Sata family and Muzungu mischief maker….if that is true!!!

  6. Kamwendo Munjila version 2. He has left a country with power, mealie meal and fuel shortages. What a failed president this Chagwa is.

  7. There goes the lazy bum Edgar doing what he does best he has got bored with his domestic tour…look at his useless tour of France.
    There is no such term as “sluggish banking transaction”; only fraud and incompetence is appropriate which has been tolerated under this lazy bum’s watch.

  8. SAFE TRIP SIR GOD PROTECT OUR HARD WORKING PRESIDENT. ONLY ME AND A FEW THINKING ZAMBIANS KNOW WHY YOU ARE GOING TO MOZA. SIR A REQUEST CHANGE TECHNICAL MANAGERS AT ZESCO. WHILSTL WE KNOW THEY HAVE WATER SHORTAGE THE SITUATION OF ELECTRICITY IS NOW TERRIBLE INSTEAD OF IMPROVING WHY.
    OBSERVATION
    *THERE COULD BE A GROUP DECAMPAGNING PF WHICH IS CORDINATING WITH MEALIE MEAL SHORTAGE AND FUEL SHORTAGE THIS IS TO MAKE PIPO FEEL THE GOVT HAS COLLAPSED.
    ACTION
    *FIRE TOP STRATEGY ZESCO MANAGERS WHO ARE SWITCHING OFF POWER UNDER THE PRETEX OF LOW WATER levels. Fuel same story,mealie meal same.
    *op should be warned or fire most of them for not gathering the trueth on water levels.
    This group is doing nothing completely thats why corruption as gone high. We love you vote for lungu 2016

  9. Kikiki bantustans are too bitter seeing Edgar Lungu on control seat!!LIVE WITH IT GUYS AS ECL WILL DO THAT TILL 2021!!PRESIDENT LOOKS VERY SMART AND NICELY DRESSED AND NOT THE APPEARANCE OF SATANIC LEADERS IN OPPOSITION WHO LOOK VERY DIRTY AND POORLY DRESSED!!just the look itself shall win ECL a lot of votes,then now his deed-great!WE SAY A LOT OF PF LOVERS TODAY GOING TO AIRPORT AND PEOPLE WERE HOCKING(CHEERING) A LONG GREAT EAST AS THESE CADRES PASSED!GO PF GO!!PF WILL 100% RETAIN POWER BECAUSE THIS PARTY IS STILL VERY LOVED BY MAJORITY NONE BANTUSTAN VOTERS!!

  10. What is the purpose of this trip at a time like this? He just came back from provincial tours. When does he sit down in his office and assess the nations issues? When does he monitor, individually, what his ministers are doing? The man is always at a market, commissioning a drainage or on a plane. Is that the job description of a Kaponya President?

    • He is a president of a banana republic and nobody takes him or his country seriously. The country is on auto-pilot going nowhere slowly.

  11. wen you sit in your office you will be required to sort out the issues affecting the nation having confessed that he has no vision be on the move all the time its the easiest thing to do,run away from the problems.

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