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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.

Zambia: Court declares Lungu PF presidential candidate

A Zambian court has found Edgar Lungu is the duly elected presidential candidate for the ruling party, but it's unlikely to end the internal dispute.

Zambia electoral authority rejects recount demand

Zambia's electoral authority on Wednesday rejected demands by the opposition for a recount of last week's disputed presidential election.

Lost opportunity for Zambian democracy

Recent elections to replace deceased Zambian president Levy Mwanawasa provided an interesting case of the workings of democracy.

Acting Zambia president wins election

Acting President Rupiah Banda on Sunday scored a narrow victory in Zambia's presidential race over fiery rival Michael Sata.

SADC declares Zambia’s election free and fair

SADC on Saturday declared that Zambia's presidential election was free and fair, despite claims of vote-rigging by the opposition.

Banda accused of fraud

Rumours of irregularities may affect the outcome of the Zambian election, writes Robert Chisanza.

Zambians vote for president in tense poll

Zambians went to the polls on Thursday to elect a new president, with police and soldiers on alert for fear of violence.

A divided opposition in Zambia

Political analysts believe that Rupiah Banda, the presidential candidate for the governing Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, will be easily elected.

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