Uganda's main opposition leader has called for continued protests against his detention and the country's disputed presidential election that saw President Yoweri Museveni remain in power. Kizza Besigye told reporters if the regime continues to detain him, he will call on people to protest.
Zambia President Edgar Lungu says he will nominate a female vice presidential running mate for his re-election bid in the August 11 general election. Speaking to women's groups at a breakfast meeting in the capital, Lusaka, Lungu encouraged women to participate in the country's governance, including in the upcoming general election.
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