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Posts published in “Day: August 17, 2021

Guard Your Votes – Top Zambian Activist Tells Zimbabwe Youths

[New Zimbabwe] Zambian youth activist and former African Union (AU) youth simulation forum president, Joseph Kalimbwe has urged Zimbabwean youths not to vote and leave polling stations, but stay until results have been announced to avoid rigging in the...

The Tone Has Been Set

[Times of Zambia] The tone, both in political and economic terms, has been set.

Opposition Parties Hail Zambia Election

[New Zimbabwe] OPPOSITION parties in Bulawayo have hailed the Zambian people for successfully holding democratic elections which were resoundingly won by opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema.

The Day MDC-A’s Chamisa ‘Won’ Zambian Elections

[The Herald] Yesterday the world woke up to the news of the confirmation of Zambia's 12, August 2021 elections results. Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader, Hakainde Hichilema had beaten the ruling party, the Patriotic Front ...

Zambian General Elections

[State Department] The United States congratulates President-elect Hakainde Hichilema on his victory in the August 12 general elections. We congratulate the people of Zambia for exercising their right to vote in historic numbers and welcome commitments...

Zambia Election – President Edgar Lungu Concedes Defeat

[East African] Zambia's outgoing President Edgar Lungu has conceded defeat after the country's electoral commission announced his rival Hakainde Hichilema winner of the August 12 presidential poll.

UDC Congratulates Hichilema and Zambians

[The Patriot] The Zambian presidential, parliamentary and council elections held over the past weekend have ushered in a new Government.

Who Is President-Elect Hakainde Hichilema?

[DW] After two failed campaigns, Zambian politician Hakainde Hichilema has finally won the presidency. But he has to deal with a devastated economy. Experts believe that Hichilema's business background could prove pivotal.