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Posts published in “Day: August 13, 2016

Hichilema Leads After 68 Constituencies Counted

[Zambia Reports] A Parallel Voter Tabulation show opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema taking a lead after 68 constituencies out of 156. Hichilema has picked huge margins from his traditional stronghold in Southern Province, Western and North Western.

Opposition Says Poll Has Been Rigged

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND secretary general Stephen Katuka has issued a statement claiming their leader has won the election, but the ruling PF is trying to rig.

Lungu Wins Big in Lusaka

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has won big in the constituencies with the most number of voters in the country including Mandevu, Matero and Munali all of which are in Lusaka. Mandevu has six polling stations still being counted.

Esau Chulu Regrets Hichilema’s Outburts

[Zambia Reports] The Electoral Commission of Zambia says it was regrettable that United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema accused the institution of colluding with the Patriotic Front to rig elections after having had a cordia...

Lusaka Lawyer Mushipe Causes Fracas At Totalling Centre

[Zambia Reports] The drama caused by Lusaka lawyer Martha Mushipe at the results centre this morning has forced the Electoral Commission of Zambia to ban questions during the announcement of results.

Ruling Party So Far Ahead in Verified Poll Results

[Zambia Reports] According to ECZ results announced in today's press briefing from 22 constituencies out of 156, ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu is leading the opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the UPND.

Lungu Maintans Steady Lead

[Zambia Reports] Ruling Patriotic Front President Edgar Lungu has maintained a steady lead ahead of his closest rival Hakainde Hichilema in 29 of the 156 constituencies announced so far.

Lungu Maintans Steady Lead

[Zambia Reports] Ruling Patriotic Front President Edgar Lungu has maintained a steady lead ahead of his closest rival Hakainde Hichilema in 29 of the 156 constituencies announced so far.

AU, SADC, Carter Center Declare Polls Free and Fair

[Zambia Reports] The international observer missions have given the Zambian elections a thumbs-up as results continue trickling in from the national totalling centre at Mulungushi International Conference Centre.

Zambia Gears Up for Unsettlingly Close Elections

[African Arguments] Last year's election was won by a margin of 27,000 votes. With both leading candidates having a lot to lose, this Thursday's could be just as close.

PF, UPND in Shadow Boxing At ECZ National Result Center

[Zambia Reports] The Patriotic Front and United Party for National Development had their first post election shadow boxing contest making accusations against each other at the national results centre.

Zambia Votes – PF Sweeps 50 Parliamentary Seats So Far

[Zambia Reports] The Patriotic Front has swept slightly over 50 parliamentary seat so far. In Ndola's Chifubu constituency, the Patriotic Front candidate Frank Ng'ambi polled a 17,266 against his closet rival Lloyd Lubosha of the UPND who polled 11,438...

Zambia Votes – PF Grab 80 Seats So Far

[Zambia Reports] The ruling Patriotic Front has so far won 80 parliamentary seats. The PF seats are won in Eastern, Muchinga, Luapula, Northern, Copperbelt and Lusaka. The ruling party has won a few seats in Central Province.

Early Election Results Trickle In

[Zambia Reports] Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has taken an early lead after 8 constituencies out of 156 were announced by the Electoral Commission of Zambia after midnight yesterday.

Edgar Lungu 330, 555 Vs Hichilema 238, 490

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has taken command and leads opposition Hakainde Hichilema in unverified 26 constituency results collected so far.

Hope All Lost for Ahly After Zesco Draw

[CAF] Experienced forward Emad Meteab made his experience count scoring a late equalizer to help Al Ahly snatch a 2-2 draw against Zambian champions, Zesco in their Group A penultimate fixture on Friday in Suez.

Lungu Takes Early Lead in Election

[Deutsche Welle] Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has taken a slight lead as vote counting from Thursday's election continues. Zambians have raised concerns over the delay in the release of the final results. Chrispin Mwakideu reports.