Capital Connection: Freedom of speech in Africa, Joseph Kabila makes a come back
On this week’s episode of Capital connection we explore issues of freedom of speech on the African continent after Zambian President Edgar Lungu continues to display authoritarian tendencies by suspending an independent TV broadcaster, accused of biased reporting against his government for more on this Capital connection speak with Amnesty International’s Deprose Muchena, Southern Africa Regional Director. We give you an update after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s rigged presidential poll that saw opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi announced the winner, despite overwhelming evidence the legitimate winner was former businessman Martin Fayulu.
Former DRC president of 18 years, Joseph Kabila is making a return as part of a coalition government to tell us more we are joined by William Clowes, Bloomberg Correspondent. And finally, we turn our attention to the recent African tragedy, the Ethiopian plane crash killing 157 passengers and speak to Guy Leitch, Editor and publisher of the Specialist Aviation magazine, SA Flyer to give us insight on the crash.