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Posts published in “Day: August 8, 2016

Prediction – UPND’s Mirriam Chonya Warms Up to Kafue Victory

[Zambia Reports] Kafue is one of those constituencies that are very volatile having changed Members of Parliament thrice since 2001. Kafue has not just switched constituencies but also individual Members of Parliament. In 2001 they gave their votes to ...

2016 Elections – Democracy Hovering On the Precipice

[The Conversation Africa] When Rupiah Banda conceded defeat to Michael Sata in Zambia's 2011 elections, many commentators hailed the peaceful transfer of power as a sign that the country's democracy had matured. Twenty years after ousting the United Na...

Prediction – PF and UPND Will Take Mpongwe to the Wire

[Zambia Reports] Mpongwe Constituency is one of the tightly contested constituencies with both the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) candidate Rasford Bulaya and the ruling Patriotic Front's Emmanuel Kasambo having an equal chance...

Zambians Face Intimidation During Election Campaign

[RFI] The fear of election violence in Zambia this week has many voters on edge, amid attacks and intimidation for showing any affiliation with the main opposition party in the run-up to the polls.

Vote Yes in Referendum, Urges Chifire

[Zambia Reports] CSO official Gregory Chifire has urged Zambians to give the Referendum, which goes along the general election on Thursday, a YES vote.