- Zambia's 'King Cobra' Sata sworn in as president
Opposition leader Michael Sata has been sworn in as Zambia's president after an upset poll victory that ushered in a smooth handover of power.
- Post-election riots erupt in northern Zambia
Rioters took to the streets of the two main towns in Zambia's Copper Belt amid frustration at a delay in tallying the results of this week's election.
- Zambia calm after presidential polls close
Scattered violence in impoverished areas of Zambia's capital marred the country's general elections, which ended at 6pm on Tuesday.
- Vote delays spark unrest in Zambian polls
Stone-throwing mobs smashed cars and blocked roads during voting in Lusaka after the opposition accused President Banda's party of rigging the ballot.
- Zambia's youth back 'King Cobra' for president
Zambians voted on Tuesday in a closely contested election between incumbent Rupiah Banda and opposition leader Michael Sata.
- Old rivals meet again as Zambians elect a president
Ten candidates are on Zambia's presidential ballot, but only Rupiah Banda and Michael Sata are considered contenders.
- Mining boom, corruption take centre stage in Zambia poll
President Rupiah Banda hopes Zambia's mining boom will propel him to re-election on Tuesday over main opposition leader Michael Sata.
- Election latest target of Zambian corruption
When former Zambian president Frederick Chiluba was taken to court, accused of embezzling millions of dollars, many held their breath.
- Opposition takes early lead in Zambia elections
Opposition leader Michael Sata has taken an early lead over President Banda in Zambia's elections -- but the contest is tight and too close to call.