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Posts published in “Day: August 15, 2016

Lungu Takes Lead as New Election Numbers Roll In

[Zambia Reports] After 69 constituencies announced by the Electoral Commission of Zambia, President Edgar Lungu has opened a lead of 55, 828 votes ahead of his closest rival Hakainde Hichilema.

Bukera Leads Rwanda Mt. Gorilla Rally On Day Two

[New Times] Burundian driver Valery Bukera tops the provisional standing by one minute and 28 seconds going into Day 3 of this year's Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally.

#ZambiaDecides On Their President and Bill of Rights

[The Daily Vox] From the chilly wee hours of the morning right into the long blazing afternoon sun, millions of Zambians around the country queued up waiting to cast their votes in closely contested parliamentary and presidential polls held on 11 August.

Ondama Late Winner Takes Wydad, Zesco Into Semis

[CAF] Gabonese-import Fabrice Ondama scored a late winner to help Wydad Athletic Club to a 2-1 win over ASEC Mimosas on Sunday in Rabat and seal their place at the semis together with Zambia's Zesco United.

Jakaya Kikwete Hits At Violence in Zambia Polls

[Daily News] Former President Jakaya Kikwete, who is leading the Commonwealth's observer mission to Zambia elections, has said they had been concerned by pre-election violence.

More Results Roll in, Hichilema Cuts Lungu’s Lead

[Zambia Reports] Following the announcement of verified results from 114 out of 156 by the Electoral Commission of Zambia, the opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has cut the ruling Patriotic Front leader Edgar Lungu's lead to 66, 086.

Burundian Bukera Is Winner of 2016 Rwanda Mount Gorilla Rally

[New Times] Burundian driver Valery Bukera won his first Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally title with Zambian rally champion Muna Singh Jr. finishing second on Sunday at Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata, Bugesera District.

Opposition Alleges Election Rigging As Vote Tally Drags On

[Deutsche Welle] Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has alleged the elections are being rigged, as current President Edgar Lungu pulls ahead in the count. Final results have continued to be delayed without explanation.