Zambia: Zambian opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema challenges presidential polls

  The presidential candidate of Zambia’s main opposition party, United Party for National Development (UPND), Mr. Hakainde Hichilema has rejected the presidential results announced on Monday, which declared incumbent President Edgar Lungu as winner. He said the UPND will petition … Read More

Zambia: Defence Minister Lungu leads in presidential election results

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Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambia’s Defence Minister, Edgar Lungu, who is also Justice Minister, has maintained an early lead in preliminary presidential election results announced Friday by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ), receiving 701,089 votes or 48.72 percent of … Read More