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In Zambia, Covid-19 has claimed democracy, not human life

The novel coronavirus has not only claimed Zambian lives, but has also put the country’s democracy at stake

‘Zambia will become another Zimbabwe,’ warns opposition leader

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s months in jail have changed his priorities

Zambian president collapses at Women’s Day event

Zambian President Edgar Lungu collapsed on the podium while presiding over a Women's Day celebration in Lusaka over the weekend.

Edgar Lungu wins Zambia’s presidential election

Following the death of President Michael Sata in October, the ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu has received 48.3% of the vote.

Lungu holds slight lead as vote counting continues in Zambia

Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu holds a small lead with most of the votes from this week's presidential polls counted.

Ruling party takes slim lead at Zambia polls

The Patriotic Front has taken a small lead over the opposition United Party for National Development, with 80 of the 150 constituencies counted.

Opposition cries foul in Zambia presidential poll

Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema said some remote parts of the country had not received ballot papers halfway through the polling day.

Zambian elections on Tuesday could determine pivotal issues in its major copper industry

Zambia's copper industry has been at the heart of campaigning for Tuesday's presidential election and poses a big headache for the next leader.

Confusion rules in Zambia

Since Michael Sata's death, the ruling party has witnessed an unprecedented fight for the ­presidency, which has also drawn in members of his family.

Sata’s son quits race for Zambian presidency

Mulenga, son of late Zambian president Michael Sata, has withdrawn his candidature for presidency of the Patriotic Front.

Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over ‘unconstitutional conduct’

Zambia's acting president and acting head of the ruling party Guy Scott has been deemed ineligible to stand in the next presidential elections.

Zambia: Sata’s widow joins the race for presidency

It's a family affair - Christine Kaseba, widow of former Zambian president Michael Sata, joins three other family members in a race for the top job.

Emotional send off for Zambia’s Michael Sata

African leaders joined thousands of Zambians as they bid farewell to late president Michael Sata on Tuesday.

Zambia’s guardian is quite a guy

Sean Christie recalls a 2011 interview with new Zambian Interim President Guy Scott, a self-proclaimed do-gooder.

Zambia: Scott rescinds decision to dismiss Lungu

In a move to defuse anger in Zambia, acting president Guy Scott reversed his decision to remove Edgar Lungu as head of the ruling party.

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