President Edgar Lungu is undermining his credibility as chairperson for the SADC organ on politics, defence, and security by offering advice to other countries which he himself is failing to implement in Zambia, says NAREP president Elias Chipimo. In an interview, Chipimo said it was unreasonable for President Lungu to purport to be a “problem-solver” for challenges faced by other countries when he was failing to solve problems of his own country. “It is unacceptable and it undermines his credibility as his so-called mediator or advisor to other countries or other Heads of State and other stakeholders to be offering advice that he himself is failing to implement. People tend to follow what you say rather than what you do…...

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