Politics

Economist Intelligence Unit Predicts PF Victory

Lusaka ~ Thur, 1 Oct 2020

By ZR Reporter

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF), led by the president, Edgar Lungu, is expected to retain power during the 2020-24 forecast period, given the increasing erosion of Zambia’s democratic norms, the Economist Intelligence Unit has predicted.

In its latest report for Zambia, the EIU stated that the run-up to the 2021 legislative and presidential elections will be a particularly unstable period.

Meanwhile, the EIU has appreciated the fact that the Coronavirus pandemic continues weakening economic prospects for most
Zambians.

” Despite the rising infection numbers, Mr Lungu has gradually eased lockdown
measures affecting daily life, in order to avoid sparking public protests against the lockdown; on September 11th, he announced that schools and bars could reopen. This approach will pose a dilemma as the virus spreads, increasing the risk of a public health disaster (a significant
percentage of Zambians have compromised immune systems owing to HIV/AIDS).
Another risk to political stability in 2020 emanates from popular hostility towards the growing influence of China, Zambia’s main creditor,” the EIU states.

The Economist Intelligence Unit, a member of the Economist Intelligence Group, is a specialist publisher serving companies establishing and managing operations across national borders.

For 60 years, it has been a source of information on business developments, economic and political trends, government regulations and corporate practice worldwide.

12 Comments

  1. Doggy Styler

    It’s just a prediction, it doesn’t mean ka lungu will actually win. Lungu is worthless, we don’t need him

  2. Dorfrlyn Sojin

    Vibbyamyamya, you’re easily cheated. Thus why you’re always mixed with children’s programs. You’re incerficience in thinking. Are you able to point out what pf has brought to public interest? Fools women,you can’t see that things are running mad? Everything is fucked up. If you wish him beyond 2021, do you think it will be still called a country? Think properly vibbyamyamya.

  3. BANDA MULENGA

    Kikikikikikikiki… Kuyabebele ba Lungu!! Just continue cheating your selves. In 2021, we are only asuring to vote for his mps and councilors but for the presidency, its HH/KAMBWILI!!!

  4. Mpwii!!! mushindo

    Fimoneni filenunka namanyami

  5. Chimba Mwila Dr

    Kuyabebele if THE ECZ USE THE OLD VOTERS REGISTER not the online registration!

  6. Chimba Mwila Dr

    Kuyabebele if the ECZ does not right votes in favour of PF by using on line registration!

  7. TTT_1980

    SO…WE SHOULD START DANCING OR WHAT? HOW DOES THAT GOT TO DO WITH ME AND MY POCKET IF PF “WINS”

  8. Razor

    This is good because they have always been wrong. The previous two times they predicted a victory for HH which never happened. Now they predict a win for PF so you know who is going to win.

  9. Mugubudu

    Face book victory. We are used to these victories

  10. John samakayi

    So called European intelligence unit is a surrogate for Pf. We know that. I don’t take them serious. Perhaps this eiu already knows the rigging machine by pf and are part of it.

  11. CONCERNED CITIZEN AMPLIFIED

    Football is played in 90 minutes, my prediction is that the corrupt HH is losing in 2021. Only mad person can vote for him. Look at how he has enriched himself through privatisation

  12. Pearson

    The headline is misleading with the message in the article don’t tally

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