Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is to go on trial for treason at the High court, a Lusaka magistrate has ruled.
Mr Hichilema and his party have been tweeting the news:
Mr Hichilema, and five others, were charged with treason after the motorcade in which he was travelling allegedly obstructed President Lungu's presidential motorcade in April.
Mr Hichilema's lawyers had previously questioned the authority of the officer who issued the trial papers.
Before his detention the opposition leader was forcefully evicted from his residence in Lusaka.