What is at stake in Zambia’s elections? — Follow The Money

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-37008989 Zambia is heading for the polls just 18 months after the last presidential election, which saw Edgar Lungu win by less than 28,000 votes. BBC Focus on Africa editor Rachael Akidi looks at the issues in this election. Zambia has been hailed as one of Africa’s most stable and mature democracies. It has held […]

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Zambia inaugurates president, but his opponent Hakainde Hichilema has alleged that the result was riddled with fraud — Welcome to Barbrah Musamba Chama Mumba’s Blog

Zambian President Edgar Lungu called for national unity in his inauguration speech on Tuesday, as a defeated opposition candidate dismissed the ceremony as “illegal and unconstitutional”. Lungu, who first took power last year, won the August 11 election by around 100,000 votes but his opponent Hakainde Hichilema has alleged that the result was riddled with […]

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