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Sata Stirs the Tribal Pot in Zambia

[OSISA]It is an open secret that Zambians, despite their protestations, still vote along tribal lines - a fact that was reinforced in 2011 by the election of the Patriotic Front (PF), which won thanks largely to support from the Bemba-speaking north. And while political leaders publicly posture and decry tribalism, they invariably pander to their tribal supporters when they take office and entrench tribal alliances through their appointments.

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