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Sofia Christensen

Zambia’s new president vows ‘better’ democracy after landslide win

Speaking shortly after his predecessor Edgar Lungu conceded defeat, the business tycoon and veteran opposition leader said his camp had been victims of a "brutal regime that is exiting"

Zambia’s opposition leader Hichilema wins presidential vote at sixth bid

Business tycoon and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was on Monday declared winner of the hotly contested presidential election in debt-burdened Zambia

Poverty underscores Zambia poll

The opposition party hopes the sharp economic decline will swing voters their way

Vote tests Swapo’s dominance

The elections come during a three-year recession, high unemployment, inequality and a fishing scandal

Scores arrested in looting, xenophobic protests

At least 70 people have been arrested since hundreds of people marched through Johannesburg's Central Business District on Monday

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