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  Frederick Chiluba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick Jacob Titus Chiluba (born April 30, 1943) was the second President of Zambia (1991 - 2002).
Chiluba and several leaders in ZCTU were detained in 1981 by then President Kenneth Kaunda for calling a wildcat strike that paralyzed most of the Zambian economy.
Chiluba attempted to deport Kaunda on the grounds that he was a Malawian.
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 A dubious succession
Chiluba had first won against the charismatic Kenneth Kaunda on the promise of enacting a constitutional provision limiting the President's term of office to two terms.
The Chiluba government claimed that Zambia's founding father was actually born in neighbouring Malawi and hence was not eligible to be President.
Chiluba was counted among the pro-Western leaders in the region.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/fline/fl1902/19020490.htm   (1459 words)

 The Fordham Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy (FIEEP) at Fordham University
Chiluba was questioned over allegations that he bought two houses using state money, which he later gave to his two lawyers as payment for legal services.
Chiluba is accused of conspiring with a number of senior officials to divert public funds into a London bank account for private use.
Chiluba, a former trade union leader who defeated Zambia’s founding President Kenneth Kaunda in landmark elections in 1991, has rejected the corruption allegations and said he is the victim of a political witch hunt.
www.fordham.edu /economics/vinod/cie/zambia.htm   (3409 words)

Frederick Chiluba was born on April 30 1943 in Kitwe but owing to the untimely death of his mother was brought up by an aunt in Masangu.
Chiluba performed well at primary school and went to secondary school on scholarship but was expelled for being a "student agitator".
Chiluba's attempt to hold on to power by strategising for a third term after the 1996 elections placed him in a bad light to all those advocating and attempting to uphold democracy both internationally and domestically.
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 Chiluba loses again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chiluba told IRIN he doubted the capacity of a magistrate's court to give him a fair and speedy trial, noting the "constitutional issues" likely to emerge at his hearing.
Chiluba is to appear in a magistrate's court on 27 August.
Chiluba, who ruled Zambia for a decade, faces a total of 155 counts, all in relation to an account held by the intelligence service in London, known as ZAMTROP.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=35828   (601 words)

 Movement for Multiparty Democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the presidential and parliamentary elections held in November 1996, Chiluba was re-elected, and the MMD won 131 of the 150 seats in the National Assembly.
As President Chiluba began his second term in 1997, the opposition continued to reject the results of the election amid international efforts to encourage the MMD and the opposition to resolve their differences through dialogue.
Early in 2001, supporters of President Chiluba mounted a campaign to amend the constitution to enable Chiluba to seek a third term of office.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Movement_for_Multiparty_Democracy   (668 words)

 Telegraph | News | Former leader of Zambia charged over £20m fraud
The former Zambian president Frederick Chiluba was arrested and charged yesterday with stealing more than £20 million from the public purse and fraudulent behaviour while in office.
Chiluba has denied all the charges and his defence is expected to be that the charges are politically motivated to try to discredit him.
Chiluba's position was not made any easier when his wife, Vera, claimed more than £2 billion in a divorce settlement after claiming that she knew exactly how much money the former president had stolen.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/08/06/wzamb06.xml   (731 words)

 Zamnet Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
FORMER Republican president Frederick Chiluba and six others yesterday pleaded not guilty to 168 counts of theft of public funds involving over K148 billion in a Lusaka magistrate’s court.
Chiluba told the court in a four-hour long plea that he understood all the theft charges as read out to him but maintained he was innocent.
He also said the application that Chiluba and Chungu enjoyed immunity against prosecution was unjustified as nobody was allowed to commit a crime under the claim of immunity.
www.zamnet.zm /newsys/news/viewnews.cgi?category=30&id=1068719419   (540 words)

 Timeline Zambia
Frederick Chiluba of trying to kill him after he was wounded by riot police during a protest rally.
Chiluba tried to sue him for $400 million, her alleged share of the riches he had stolen over a decade in power.
Frederick Chiluba, Zambia's first democratically elected president, went on trial before a packed courtroom, accused of stealing millions of dollars from state coffers during his decade in power.
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President Frederick Chiluba stands only at five-feet tall but his stature as a world leader continues to grow.
Chiluba, the former trade unionist, told Zambians it would be tough.
Chiluba and several leaders in ZCTU were detained in 1981 by then President
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 BBC NEWS | Africa | Chiluba comes out fighting
Parliament is due to debate the lifting of Mr Chiluba's immunity on Tuesday.
Addressing a crowd of his supporters at the Sunday press conference, Mr Chiluba said: "We are witnessing the birth of a new repressive culture that will spare no one in the name of fighting corruption.
In a two-hour prepared speech, during which he lost his way several times, Mr Chiluba told his supporters and journalists that he was aggrieved at the way in which the allegations had been made by President Mwanawasa.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/africa/2129020.stm   (559 words)

 Scotsman.com News - International - Chiluba on trial for corruption charges
FREDERICK Chiluba made history yesterday in Lusaka when he became the first African former head of state or government to be put on trial for criminal offences committed in office.
Chiluba, president of Zambia from 1991 to 2001, is charged on 234 counts of theft, corruption and abuse of power involving sums totalling a minimum of £19.62 million - a stunning amount of money in an impoverished country where 80 per cent of the people live on less than one United States dollar a day.
Chiluba’s own chosen successor, the current president, Levy Mwanawasa, was expected to be the former president’s puppet.
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 CNN - Zambia's Chiluba defeats coup attempt - October 28, 1997
Tanks were on the street in the early morning and, as Chiluba addressed the nation, truckloads of soldiers criss-crossed the city.
Chiluba was in his official residence throughout the coup bid, an aide said.
Chiluba defeated longtime leader Kenneth Kaunda in the nation's first multiparty election in 1991, then won re-election in 1996 despite complaints of corruption and inefficiency.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9710/28/zambia   (611 words)

 iafrica.com | news | world news Zambia's Chiluba stripped of immunity
A Zambian court on Friday ruled that former president Frederick Chiluba can be stripped of his immunity to face charges of corruption.
Chiluba had argued in his court case that he should be allowed to defend himself before parliament, but the judge dismissed that claim, saying the National Assembly does not function like a court.
Chiluba had handpicked Mwanawasa as his successor, but the new president won the December election with less than 30 percent of the vote, after opposition candidates split the rest of the ballots.
iafrica.com /news/worldnews/153204.htm   (410 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chiluba held a press briefing at his Kabulonga mansion believed to have been inappropriately acquired through Access Financial Services, the deal arranged by Faustin Kabwe who is as a matter of fact being detained by the Police.
Chiluba claimed Zimbabwe had helped Zambia with maize and he said the cost of the loaned fuel was paid back by Zimbabwe not necessarily in monetary terms.
Chiluba claimed that these companies were created in good faith and that they were vibrant and successful entities.
www.thezambian.com /reports/chiluba.aspx   (2089 words)

 CNN.com - Zambia ex-leader on theft charges - Feb. 24, 2003
Chiluba appeared before Lusaka magistrate Christopher Shachifwa to face 59 counts of corruption allegedly committed during a 10-year-long rule that began in 1991, when he was hailed as a hero for ousting founding President Kenneth Kaunda.
Chiluba was brought to court in a police four-wheel-drive vehicle amid heavy security.
The move against Chiluba had been expected after the Supreme Court last week unanimously decided not to reinstate his immunity from prosecution, which was lifted by parliament last year at Mwanawasa's request.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/africa/02/24/zambia.chiluba.reut   (388 words)

 Zamnet Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chiluba, who is facing 59 counts of theft by servant, argued that he would not be accorded a fair and impartial trial if tried by the magistrate’s court because there were constitutional issues that could only be dealt with by the High Court.
The other ground was whether Chiluba could be charged for offences or allegations which were not disclosed to the National Assembly when the House passed a resolution to lift his immunity.
Chiluba is now charged together with former Zambia Intelligence Security services chief Xavier Chungu, secretary to the treasury David Diang’amo, former secretary to the treasury James Mtonga, former Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZNCB) deputy director George Mwambazi, former ZNCB managing director Samuel Musonda, Finance chief economist Bede Mpande and former deputy intelligence chief Yotham Zulu.
www.zamnet.zm /newsys/news/viewnews.cgi?category=30&id=1047279309   (485 words)

 Frederick on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frederick was an important grain-trading center and a stop on the road west to the Ohio valley.
L'ancien président zambien Frederick Chiluba, le 3 novembre à Lusaka L'ancien président zambien Frederick Chiluba comparaî.
Le sergent-chef américain Ivan Frederick le 24 août à Mannheim Le sergent-chef américain Ivan Frederick, accusé de mauvais.
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 Africa News | Chiluba rejects British judge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Zambia’s corruption-tainted former president Frederick Chiluba today refused to be tried by a British judge in his country over the alleged theft of 13 million pounds (23.3 million dollars/19.1 million euros).
Chiluba is currently facing charges of corruption and theft of state funds in Zambia involving 488,000 dollars, which he allegedly spirited away with cronies.
Chiluba said he would not submit himself to any foreign laws or courts, sitting either in Zambia or abroad.
www.eastandard.net /hm_news/news.php?articleid=27748   (256 words)

 The Travails and Antics of Africaxs "Big Men" - How Power Has Corrupted African Leaders
Indeed when Chiluba came to power he had not only pledged to abide by democratic principles in his rule but was also widely hailed as one of a new breed of democratically-elected leaders in a continent rife with autocratic rule.
Chiluba was also renowned for his narcissistic tendencies and vindictiveness that bordered on a “Napoleonic Complex.” Overly conscious of his diminutive stature, Chiluba wore platform shoes and was a “natty” dresser, with a fondness for expensive and monogrammed clothes.
Vera Chiluba is also seeking a share of the couple's concrete assets, which she says include six houses and a farm with over 400 cows, sheep and goats.
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LUSAKA -- Former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba has been ordered not to leave the country until he has appeared in court to answer allegations of corruption and theft, police said yesterday.
Chiluba was to leave yesterday for Durban, where he has been invited to attend the summit of the Organisation of African Unity.
Chiluba is due to appear in a magistrate's court today as a witness in the case of a former intelligence chief, Xavier Chungu.
www.dispatch.co.za /2002/07/08/foreign/AF2.HTM   (368 words)

 zam003 Zambian Chiluba determined to fight for his third term
Chiluba, who in general has been observed as a "good democrat", shocked broad parts of civil society in Zambia by his decision to go for a third term.
President Chiluba said the only threat to his bid was Miyanda and that he would ensure that he was isolated before the party's forthcoming national convention.
President Chiluba and chief Mpezeni agreed to mobilise other chiefs in the province so that they could come back to Lusaka and surrender their loyalty on behalf of their subjects to his leadership.
www.afrol.com /News2001/zam003_chiluba_3_term.htm   (671 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Africa / Zambia's first elected president on trial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Former President Frederick Chiluba has pleaded innocent to 169 counts of corruption, abuse of power and the theft of $43 million.
Chiluba, who retired in January 2002, is also charged with 65 counts of state theft of nearly $4 million in a separate case, due to start Wednesday.
Chiluba claims the funds were used by the country's intelligence services to fund foreign operations.
www.boston.com /news/world/africa/articles/2003/12/09/zambias_first_elected_president_on_trial   (422 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frederick Chiluba stands only at five-feet tall but his stature as a world leader continues to grow.
Born Frederick Jacob Titus Chiluba on April 30, 1943 to Jacob Titus Chiluba Nkonde and Diana Kaimba, he went to school in Kawambwa Secondary School where he was suspended for student activities.
Chiluba was elected president on October 31, 1991.
www.thezambian.com /Government/presidents.aspx   (1126 words)

 iafrica.com | news | world news Chiluba charged with stealing funds
Zambia's former president Frederick Chiluba was charged on Tuesday with stealing $29-million of public funds and committing dozens of other offences while in office, police said.
Chiluba, who left office in 2001, already faces 60 other charges relating to corruption and diversion of state funds during his 10 years as president of this southern African country.
Chiluba, who is currently free on bail, is jointly charged with former intelligence chief Xavier Chunga and Atan Shansonga, a former ambassador to the United States.
iafrica.com /news/worldnews/260070.htm   (274 words)

 Africa News - Zambia Frederick Chiluba - Worldpress.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The question of whether or not President Frederick Chiluba would alter his country’s constitution in order to seek a third term of office has been animating Zambia for several months.
Chiluba seemed to be taking the upper hand when, two days after the convention, he permanently expelled nine cabinet ministers—including the country’s Vice President, Christon Tembo—for opposing the third-term bid.
On May 7, as 16 new cabinet ministers were sworn in, ousted opposition politicians prepared to file impeachment charges against the president, accusing him of “gross violations” of the constitution.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Zambia's Chiluba wants observers at graft trial
Chiluba wrote to the Commonwealth, the African Union and Southern African Development Community saying he wants legal observers to ensure proceedings were not influenced by politics, his assistant said.
Mwamba said Chiluba asked for foreign observers after anti-graft task force chairman Mark Chona told journalists on Tuesday that prosecutors were working to turn another defendant in the case into a state witness.
Chiluba is facing 199 counts of theft of $36 million in public funds during his 10-year rule, which ended in 2001, after he had served the two five-year terms allowed by the constitution.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040428-0858-zambia-corruption.html   (213 words)

 The Namibian | Africa News | Zambian students stand up to Chiluba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chiluba is due to address his governing Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) members on Wednesday at the close of the party convention where the party constitution was amended to allow him to seek a third term as party president.
Chiluba was re-elected party leader at the convention, which was boycotted by several senior party officials and ministers opposed to his bid.
A purge of party dissidents would boost Chiluba's efforts to strip Zambia's constitution of its two-term presidential limit because the 60-odd MMD lawmakers who have vowed to vote against amending the constitution would lose their seats in parliament if they lost their party membership.
www.namibian.com.na /2001/May/africa/01E9A9AEE3.html   (450 words)

 Carte Blanche
Ex-Zambian president Dr Frederick Chiluba is a tired man. In the last fortnight his world has been turned upside down - he has been accused of stealing millions of dollars of his country’s money.
Chiluba really began to feel the heat on July 11th when President Levy Mwanawasa - Zambia’s new president - turned on him and accused him of corruption in a special sitting of parliament.
Chiluba: 'Managing my children is like managing my own party - we don't have a lot of money but we enjoy the goodwill of people who've become friends of the party.
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