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AllAfrica.com
Stop Celebrating, Opposition ToldBy Hope Bwalya, Hellen Tembo and Munambeza Muwanei THE Patriotic Front (PF) ha
Stop Celebrating, Opposition Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
By Hope Bwalya, Hellen Tembo and Munambeza Muwanei THE Patriotic Front (PF) has called on the United Party for National Development (UPND) to stop inciting its members into celebrating that its leader Hakainde Hichilema has become Republican... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawyer Reports Hichilema, Gbm to International Court for Crimes Against HumanityA Lusaka Law firm has written the International Criminal Court (ICC) citing Uni
Lawyer Reports Hichilema, Gbm to International Court for Crimes Against Humanity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A Lusaka Law firm has written the International Criminal Court (ICC) citing United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema and party vice-president Geofrey Mwamba for alleged crimes against humanity. Lewis Nathan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tense Zambia Shuts Down Private Mediathe broadcasting licenses of the media outlets and police to drop all charges a
Tense Zambia Shuts Down Private Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the broadcasting licenses of the media outlets and police to drop all charges against journalists. The opposition United Party for National Development has challenged the outcome of the election in court, alleging the country's electoral... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Nicholls admits mistakes made under Newman to LNP conventiongovern this state," he said. "The LNP has never been a party that just stands
Nicholls admits mistakes made under Newman to LNP convention
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
govern this state," he said. "The LNP has never been a party that just stands still. "We take our licks and move on. Our united party is, and has always been, the champion of new ideas … the author of better ways of doing things. "Over the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambia Regulator Suspends Three Private Broadcasterselection. President Edgar Lungu narrowly won the August 11 vote and his oppone
Zambia Regulator Suspends Three Private Broadcasters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
election. President Edgar Lungu narrowly won the August 11 vote and his opponent Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the United Party for National Development party, have filed court papers to challenge the result, claiming the vote was rigged.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Turns Down Request to Meet with Main Opposition LeaderPatriotic Front (PF) party says President Edgar Lungu will not meet with main o
President Turns Down Request to Meet with Main Opposition Leader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Patriotic Front (PF) party says President Edgar Lungu will not meet with main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema from the United Party for National Development (UPND). Hichilema called for a meeting between the two to resolve "pertinent" national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two APC Groups From Bauchi Clash At Abuja Secretariatin Bauchi state". "We are working day-in, day-out to deliver our promises to t
Two APC Groups From Bauchi Clash At Abuja Secretariat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Bauchi state". "We are working day-in, day-out to deliver our promises to the electorate. We are addressed as one united party so that anyone who voted for APC will have no cause to regret," he said. Mr. Nana said that as a family, even... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambian Opposition Leader Puts Pressure On Lungu to Step Downa coup d'état in the country. The opposition leader made his utterances in the
Zambian Opposition Leader Puts Pressure On Lungu to Step Down
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
a coup d'état in the country. The opposition leader made his utterances in the wake of a petition that was filed by his United Party for National Development (UPND) on Friday, citing that there were several irregularities during the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Continent's Opposition Parties Accept Defeat?was declared winner after securing 50.35 percent of the votes against his main
Can Continent's Opposition Parties Accept Defeat?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
was declared winner after securing 50.35 percent of the votes against his main rival Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition United Party for National Development (UNDP) who got only 47.67 percent of the votes in the just ended elections. Most... Read more
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International Business Times
Does Zambia's closure of three private media houses represent a further attack on press freedom?and polarised election witnessed in the landlocked country since it adopted a m
Does Zambia's closure of three private media houses represent a further attack on press freedom?
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
and polarised election witnessed in the landlocked country since it adopted a multiparty system in 1990. The opposition United Party for National Development party of Hakainde Hichilema, meanwhile, filed a court application challenging the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inauguration of Zambian Leader Suspendedre-election. Lungu was declared winner of the 11 August polls, but the main op
Inauguration of Zambian Leader Suspended
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
re-election. Lungu was declared winner of the 11 August polls, but the main opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) has challenged the results in court. Secretary to cabinet Roland Msiska has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Post Election Violence Rocks Lukuluelection script that has seen the burning down of government offices in Lukulu
Post Election Violence Rocks Lukulu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
election script that has seen the burning down of government offices in Lukulu District of Western Province. Suspected United Party for National Development cadres burnt down the offices housing the judiciary and ministry of agriculture... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Lungu Remains Commander-Chief - Cabinet Chiefwas disposed off in the next fourteen (14) days: "Following the filing-in of a
President Lungu Remains Commander-Chief - Cabinet Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
was disposed off in the next fourteen (14) days: "Following the filing-in of a Presidential Election Petition by the United Party for National Development (UPND), the inauguration ceremony for President Edgar Chagwa Lungu which was scheduled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Lungu's Inauguration Haltedto Cabinet, Dr. Roland Msiska advised that we suspend preparations due to const
President Lungu's Inauguration Halted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to Cabinet, Dr. Roland Msiska advised that we suspend preparations due to constitutional implications." On Friday the United Party for National Development (UPND) filed in an urgent application contesting the validity of President Edgar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Files Legal Challenge Against Lungu's Rehave filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election,"
Opposition Files Legal Challenge Against Lungu's Re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election," said Gilbert Phiri, a lawyer for the United Party for National Development (UPND). Hichilema, a businessman who has run for president five times, lost 47.63... Read more
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DW
Zambia opposition files legal challenge against Lungu's re-election |have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election,"
Zambia opposition files legal challenge against Lungu's re-election |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election," said Gilbert Phiri, a lawyer for the United Party for National Development (UPND). Hichilema, a businessman who has run for president five times, lost 47.63... Read more
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7d
Eye Witness News
Zambia opposition leader files court challenge to Lungu’s re-electionhave filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election,”
Zambia opposition leader files court challenge to Lungu’s re-election
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election,” Gilbert Phiri, a lawyer for Hichilema’s United Party for National Development (UPND), told reporters. Lungu and the electoral commission, an independent state... Read more
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iol.co.za
Opposition to challenge Lungu’s re-election in court“We have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the electio
Opposition to challenge Lungu’s re-election in court
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
“We have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election,” Gilbert Phiri, a lawyer for Hichilema's United Party for National Development (UPND), told reporters. Lungu and the electoral commission, an independent state agency... Read more
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Reuters
Zambia opposition leader files court challenge to Lungu's re-electionhave filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election,"
Zambia opposition leader files court challenge to Lungu's re-election
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
have filed the petition. We are asking for the nullification of the election," Gilbert Phiri, a lawyer for Hichilema's United Party for National Development (UPND), told reporters. Lungu and the electoral commission, an independent state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reject NPP and Retain Meto the overthrow of one of their own, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. He argues that the pa
Reject NPP and Retain Me
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
to the overthrow of one of their own, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. He argues that the party that gave birth to the NPP, the United Party (UP) tradition, accused, Dr. Nkrumah of embarking on what he calls ostentatious projects and also embezzled... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
Political Unity Put to the Test By Need for Fiscal Disciplineparticularly if the government is perceived to be favouring its supporters. Op
Political Unity Put to the Test By Need for Fiscal Discipline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
particularly if the government is perceived to be favouring its supporters. Opposition leaders, notably the defeated United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Haikande Hichilema, will have a key role to play in uniting the nation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UPND Supporters Stage Isolated ProtestsIsolated incidences of violence have continued being reported in opposition Uni
UPND Supporters Stage Isolated Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Isolated incidences of violence have continued being reported in opposition United Party for National Development dominated areas over the outcome of the elections. On Monday some parts of Southern Province erupted into violence as supporters of the... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
14 Member Legal Team Constituted By UPND to Challenge President Lungu Election Still to PetitionThe opposition United Party for National Development is still dragging its feet
14 Member Legal Team Constituted By UPND to Challenge President Lungu Election Still to Petition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The opposition United Party for National Development is still dragging its feet over the Presidential petition with opinion divided amongst their lawyers. And the Lusaka High Court has adjourned the matter in which the UPND has sought the halting of... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Disputed Polls - On Claims of Binned Ballots and 'Systematic Bias'kids. But then came the unexpected death in 2006 of Anderson Mazoka, the leade
Disputed Polls - On Claims of Binned Ballots and 'Systematic Bias'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
kids. But then came the unexpected death in 2006 of Anderson Mazoka, the leader of Zambia's main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). With Mazoka's death, Hichilema's life took a dramatic turn, eventually leading... Read more
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8d
Daily Mirror
Latest updates and video from the Labour Leadership Debate in Solihullsays “obviously” we should conduct the debate in a “comradely fashion”. He says
Latest updates and video from the Labour Leadership Debate in Solihull
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
says “obviously” we should conduct the debate in a “comradely fashion”. He says it’s odd that Labour MPs say they want a united party, when they’ve refused to take part in front bench activities. He says he has reached out to those who have... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zambia's Lungu says to limit spending, boost economic growthhelm of Africa's second-largest copper producer at a vote on Aug. 11, said on T
Zambia's Lungu says to limit spending, boost economic growth
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
helm of Africa's second-largest copper producer at a vote on Aug. 11, said on Thursday. Lungu faced a tough challenge from United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema in a campaign to rule over the southern African nation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Democratic Victory or Vote Snatching?election. The final results gave him a lead of around 100,000 votes over oppone
Democratic Victory or Vote Snatching?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
election. The final results gave him a lead of around 100,000 votes over opponent Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND). Zambians voted for the first time with a two-round system. Lungu won the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UPND Takes Election Petition to Constitutional CourtZambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema (file photo). The opposition Unit
UPND Takes Election Petition to Constitutional Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema (file photo). The opposition United Party for National Development will this morning take their challenge of the August 11 elections to the Constitutional Court. On Monday after Electoral Commission of... Read more
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9d
Lacombe Globe
Kenney brings unite the right message to Ponokadoesn’t want to talk too much about policy – preferring to leave that to party
Kenney brings unite the right message to Ponoka
Lacombe Globe / Posted 9 days ago
doesn’t want to talk too much about policy – preferring to leave that to party members – but has made it clear that a united party would immediately repeal the carbon tax, as well as the controversial Bill 6. “I’m not saying I’m the only guy... Read more
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The China Post
Zambia police arrest 150 opposition activists over election demonstrationin the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri i
Zambia police arrest 150 opposition activists over election demonstration
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
in the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri in a statement. Hichilema, who heads the United Party for National Development (UPND), has rejected Thursday's poll as rigged and the party said it would formally... Read more
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Reuters
Zambia opposition party to challenge Lungu's re-election in courtto decide on such a petition. "We have been robbed of this election, that is a
Zambia opposition party to challenge Lungu's re-election in court
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
to decide on such a petition. "We have been robbed of this election, that is a fact and it shall be proved after 14 days," United Party for National Development vice president Geoffrey Mwamba told a news conference in the southern African nation's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zambia opposition party to challenge Lungu's re-election in courtpresident said on Wednesday. "We have been robbed of this election, that is a
Zambia opposition party to challenge Lungu's re-election in court
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
president said on Wednesday. "We have been robbed of this election, that is a fact and it shall be proved after 14 days," United Party for National Development vice president Geoffrey Mwamba told a news conference in the southern African nation's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
150 Arrested Over Post Election Protestthe arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri said
150 Arrested Over Post Election Protest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri said in a statement. Hichilema, the leader of United Party for National Development (UPND), has rejected the polls as rigged and the party said it would formally challenge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Humble, Mother-Loving and God-Fearing? How Edgar Lungu Wonover as president in January 2015, Edgar Lungu officially won Zambia's presiden
Humble, Mother-Loving and God-Fearing? How Edgar Lungu Won
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
over as president in January 2015, Edgar Lungu officially won Zambia's presidential election with 1, 860, 877 votes. The United Party for National Development's (UNDP) leader Hakainde Hichilema, the challenger many analysts had predicted would... Read more
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Aljazeera
Zambia: Democratic victory or vote snatching?election. The final results gave him a lead of around 100,000 votes over oppon
Zambia: Democratic victory or vote snatching?
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
election. The final results gave him a lead of around 100,000 votes over opponent Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND). Zambians voted for the first time with a two-round system. Lungu won the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#ZambiaDecides On Their President and Bill of Rightslead Zambia between frontrunners President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front (
#ZambiaDecides On Their President and Bill of Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
lead Zambia between frontrunners President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front (PF) and Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). This is the first time all nine of the presidential candidates needed to have... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zambian president's inauguration delayedgiven latitude to make decisions." Lungu won 50.35 percent of the vote against
Zambian president's inauguration delayed
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
given latitude to make decisions." Lungu won 50.35 percent of the vote against 47.63 percent for Hichilema. Hichilema's United Party for National Development (UPND) said on Monday it will appeal the result at the Constitutional Court. Zambia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Next for Zambia?party- had earlier dismissed such claims. "We have taught them [the opposition]
What Next for Zambia?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
party- had earlier dismissed such claims. "We have taught them [the opposition] a lesson and this is the end of the UPND [United Party for National Development]," PF Secretary-General Davis Chama told AFP news agency. 'Regional divide is... Read more
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The China Post
Zambia's Lungu re-elected as rival cries foulor around 200,000 votes. "We are going to take up this matter legally," Jack Mw
Zambia's Lungu re-elected as rival cries foul
The China Post / Posted 10 days ago
or around 200,000 votes. "We are going to take up this matter legally," Jack Mwiimbu, legal specialist for the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), told reporters after the results were announced. "We have overwhelming... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bawumia Sought to Create Hatred for Voltarians With Fake Togolese!!!shall not forgive me if I do not contribute my little quota to defending Ewe-la
Bawumia Sought to Create Hatred for Voltarians With Fake Togolese!!!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
shall not forgive me if I do not contribute my little quota to defending Ewe-land. BawuLiar There is no doubt that the United Party (UP) Political Tradition has never hidden its deep hatred for Ewes and the people of the Volta Region. For... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambia Arrests 133 Protesters After Contested Electionleader of the Patriotic Front (PF), won 50.35 percent of the vote, against 47.6
Zambia Arrests 133 Protesters After Contested Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
leader of the Patriotic Front (PF), won 50.35 percent of the vote, against 47.67 percent for Hichilema, of the United Party for National Development (UPND), according to the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The opposition party quickly... Read more
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DW
What next for Zambia? |party- had earlier dismissed such claims. "We have taught them [the opposition]
What next for Zambia? |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
party- had earlier dismissed such claims. "We have taught them [the opposition] a lesson and this is the end of the UPND [United Party for National Development]," PF Secretary-General Davis Chama told AFP news agency. 'Regional divide is... Read more
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iafrica.com
150 arrested in Zambia over poll protestinto the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri
150 arrested in Zambia over poll protest
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
into the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri in a statement. Hichilema, the leader of United Party for National Development (UPND), has rejected Thursday's poll as rigged and the party said it would formally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lungu Retains PowerEsau Chulu declared Lungu the duly-elected winner. While the PF received the r
Lungu Retains Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Esau Chulu declared Lungu the duly-elected winner. While the PF received the results with jubilation, the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) rejected the outcome alleging rigging by the ruling party. At the time of going... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Arrest 133 Protesters After Contested Electionleader of the Patriotic Front (PF), won 50.35 percent of the vote, against 47.6
Police Arrest 133 Protesters After Contested Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
leader of the Patriotic Front (PF), won 50.35 percent of the vote, against 47.67 percent for Hichilema, of the United Party for National Development (UPND), according to the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The opposition party quickly... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zambia: 130 arrested in anti-Lungu riotsagainst 47.63 for Hichilema. If any candidate had won less than 50 percent it w
Zambia: 130 arrested in anti-Lungu riots
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
against 47.63 for Hichilema. If any candidate had won less than 50 percent it would have led to a run-off. Hichilema's United Party for National Development (UPND) said it will appeal the result at the Constitutional Court, accusing election... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
150 arrested in Zambia over poll protestinto the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri
150 arrested in Zambia over poll protest
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
into the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri in a statement. Hichilema, the leader of United Party for National Development (UPND), has rejected Thursday's poll as rigged and the party said it would formally... Read more
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Rappler
150 arrested in Zambia over poll protestthe arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri said
150 arrested in Zambia over poll protest
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
the arrest of 150 people," the province's police commissioner Godwin Phiri said in a statement. Hichilema, the leader of United Party for National Development (UPND), has rejected Thursday's poll as rigged and the party said it would formally... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Zambia arrests 133 protesters after contested electionleader of the Patriotic Front (PF), won 50.35 percent of the vote, against 47.6
Zambia arrests 133 protesters after contested election
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
leader of the Patriotic Front (PF), won 50.35 percent of the vote, against 47.67 percent for Hichilema, of the United Party for National Development (UPND), according to the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The opposition party quickly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambia Gears Up for Unsettlingly Close Electionsbetween two juggernauts - the ruling Patriotic Front (PF), led by President Edg
Zambia Gears Up for Unsettlingly Close Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
between two juggernauts - the ruling Patriotic Front (PF), led by President Edgar Lungu; and the recently-ascendant United Party for National Development (UPND) and its candidate Hakainde Hichilema. These two figures faced off in January... Read more
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