Zambia: The people protecting and supporting Hakainde Hichilema

By Chiwoyu Sinyangwe
Posted on Monday, 27 September 2021 11:35, updated on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 16:34

Hakainde Hichilema’s road to the Zambian presidency was not without bumps and turns along the way. He has relied on a strong network of people across business and politics who continue to support him as he turns a new page for the country. We take a look at his circle of close confidants.

President Hakainde Hichilema (HH), according to close contacts, is not an easily trusting figure and as a result, keeps his inner circle lean and close to his chest. However, of the few individuals that he confides in, there is one shared characteristic – a long, unbroken history of friendship and commitment.