10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dickson Jere

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  1. Dickson Jere is a Zambian lawyer.
  2. He was a journalist, published author and renowned political analyst specializing on African affairs.
  3. Dickson previously served as senior advisor and spokesman of Zambia’s Fourth President Rupiah Bwezani Banda.
  4. He has also sat on a number of government committees dealing with the economic sector of the country.
  5. Jere obtained an LLB degree from the University of Zambia and a Bar Practicing Certificate from the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE).
  6. Dickson as a practising lawyer, he has played various roles as an official, lawyer and advisor in various issues concerning mining in Zambia and other Southern African countries.
  7. He has represented a number of mining companies on wide range of issues that includes energy, taxation, environment and disputes arising from development agreements with governments.
  8. Jere is also a practicing Arbitrator and member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and a bonafide member of the Law Society of Zambia.
  9. Jere was raised in the city of Lusaka where he attended Munali Secondary School where he excelled in the Debate Club and completed his Grade 12 in 1995.
  10. Dickson Jere is involved in sports, currently holding the position of vice president for the Zambia Judo Federation and Patron of the Black Rhino Football Club.