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FILE PHOTO - Hakainde Hichilema speaks during a live television debate in Lusaka, Zambia January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Rogan Ward/File Photo

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LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, arrested last week on suspicion of treason, was charged in court on Tuesday with trying to overthrow the government "by unlawful means ... between Oct. 10 last year and April 8 this year".

(Reporting by Chris Mfula; Writing by Ed Stoddard; Editing by Alison Williams)

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