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HH was on death row – Heriot Watt University

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THE Heriot Watt University has claimed that President Hakainde Hichilema was arrested 15 times as leader of the opposition and was illegally detained for four months, including a period on death row, only to be saved after the international community demanded for his release.

According to the citation by Professor Richard Williams, the Principal and Vice Chancellor Heriot Watt University, President Hichilema was yesterday conferred with an honourary doctorate degree in recognition for services to the economic advancement of Zambia and its citizens.

Prof William said President Hichilema was awarded with the doctorate degree in recognition for the service to the economic advancement of Zambia and its citizens, enabling citizens’ access education and the revitalisation of international trade.

According to the information shared by the university, President Hichilema had entered politics at a time when Zambian democracy was under threat CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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