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Posts published in “Day: August 14, 2021

Zambia’s Lungu Shuts Down Internet, Deploys More Soldiers Overnight

[263Chat] Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday in an epic twist of events shutdown the internet and deployed more troops claiming that the election was rigged in a tight presidential showdown with main opposition rival Hakainde Hichilema rocked by...

Trailing Behind Opposition, Lungu Disputes Election

[Nation] Zambian President Edgar Lungu has declared Thursday's presidential and parliamentary election "not free and fair" after incidents of violence in three provinces.

African Union Election Mission Calls for Calm Ahead of Final Results

[African Union] The Republic of Zambia held its general elections on 12 August 2021, the 7th since the reintroduction of multiparty politics in 1991. As such, the country enjoys an enviable track record of regularly conducting democratic elections in k...