Saturday, June 22, 2024

President Hakainde Hichilema a selfless Leader – AUC


Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema Praised for Commitment to Africa’s Development by African Union Commission Chairperson

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – In a recent press statement, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat, commended President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia for his selfless dedication to uplifting not only Zambia’s economic standards but also those of the entire African continent. The remarks were made during the reception of the Letters of Credence from Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Her Excellency Rose Sakala.

Chairperson Mahamat specifically lauded President Hichilema’s speech at the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact held in Paris, where the Zambian leader offered hope to many African countries grappling with debt challenges. The AUC Chairperson expressed satisfaction with the regular communication between himself and President Hichilema, particularly on key continental priorities such as the integration of Africa.

Additionally, Chairperson Mahamat extended his gratitude to President Hichilema for hosting the fourth Mid-Year Coordinating Meeting in July of the previous year at the Kenneth Kaunda Wing of Mulungushi Conference Center in Lusaka. The AUC Chairperson emphasized that Zambia’s historical contributions to Africa’s liberation struggle must not be overlooked.

Ambassador Rose Sakala, in turn, reiterated Zambia’s commitment to actively participate in programs and projects aimed at propelling Africa’s development for the benefit of its citizens. She highlighted President Hichilema’s firm belief in continental integration initiatives such as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the country’s efforts to forge bilateral partnerships to capitalize on regional value chains. Notably, Ambassador Sakala mentioned the joint venture between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the manufacturing of electric car batteries as a prime example of this approach.

Furthermore, Ambassador Sakala reaffirmed Zambia’s commitment to playing an active role in the work of the African Union. The country is set to host several AU agencies, including the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSSOC) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Southern Regional Coordination Centre. She also emphasized that Zambia’s state-of-the-art conference facilities and supporting infrastructure make it an ideal host for AU conferences and meetings.

Ambassador Sakala concluded by applauding the African Union’s efforts in promoting peace and security on the continent, emphasizing the importance of upholding the values established by the founding fathers of the African Union.

For further information, contact:

Mrs. Inutu Mupango Mwanza First Secretary-Press/Tourism Zambia Embassy, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Issued on behalf of the Zambia Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  1. Unless he enacts gay rights, as agreed with benthrust, he will remain useless in our eyes as lgbt community

    • You are not a fully registered member of our community. So how can you say that? Provide me your registration number and prove me wrong

    • You are not a fully registered member of our community. So how can you say that? Provide me your registration number and prove me wrong.



    • Why so rude? I have been nothing but respectful to you. More evidence that you are not part of our community. You may be trying to distract our aims as lgbt. You won’t succeed. Those tricks have been tried for too long.

      Do me a favour and ignore me. Let those who want to fight with us, join us. Those that don’t, just ignore us

    • He has already declared his assets. The declaration is at ECZ, so why don’t you go there and ask for them? It seems this keeps you awake at night, so go there and check them out . And while you are doing so, check the assets for Edgar Lungu as well. We would like to know how much he had stolen between 2016 when he declared K23 million and 2021, when he decided to hide his assets from the Zambian people

  3. What’s the African Union for? No position on drownings of Africans in the Mediterranean, no position on the ill-treatment of African migrant labourers in the Middle East, I can go on and on. News channels do not even bother to call Addis Ababa to find out where the AU stands on these issues. You can have any number of flat tyres but they cannot give you the performance of two inflated tyres.

  4. If you want to know how someone really is, live with them. Those that have lived and worked with the great leader as his employees have something to say about him. Interact with them and then come and tell us what you’ll find out

  5. And we wonder why these African leaders are a failed project. Just rhetoric and no action. Africa is a pack of barking hyenas. That is why everyone instructs them what to do they have no mind of their own.they have no integrity, beggars and liars they are.

  6. Some comments here are really sad. Instead of taking pride in the recognition and accolades that our president is receiving internationally, some people are busy maligning him. What they forget is that you cannot fake quality and HH is definitely a step above ECL. This is a fact, and no amount hatred and pure jealousy will change it. We should congratulate ourselves that we made the right decision as a country on 12th August 2021and soon we shall be seeing the fruits

    • Right decision has become a nightmare. The person is double hyena. A through and through enrich at any cost conman dressed in suit and boot
      Come 2026 he will be booted out and will be made to file a wealth tax return showing all his wealth across the globe bThe naked king wil be exposed. Wait and watch hail the king souter!

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