Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government

Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:32pm GMT

LUSAKA, April 18 (Reuters) - Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, arrested last week on suspicion of treason, was charged in court on Tuesday with trying to overthrow the government "by unlawful means ... between Oct. 10 last year and April 8 this year". (Reporting by Chris Mfula; Writing by Ed Stoddard; Editing by Alison Williams)

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