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Hakainde Hichilema (born 4 June 1962) is a Zambian businessman and politician who is the seventh and current president of Zambia since 24 August 2021. After having contested five previous elections in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 and 2016, he won the 2021 presidential election with over 59% of the vote. He has led the United Party for National Development since 2006.

Zambia’s New Leadership and the Stakes for Africa

[USIP] Washington, DC -- Newly elected President Hichilema vows to repair eroded democracy and a 'mountain' of debt. Weeks after his election to lead his southern African nation, Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema vowed to reverse his country's recen...

New Zambian President to Make First Trip Abroad for UN Meet

[Independent (Kampala)] Lusaka, Zambia -- Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema will make his first trip outside the country since winning last month's elections by attending the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, his office said Saturday.

Hichilema’s Victory in Zambia Shows the Way for Cummings

[New Republic] London -- AFTER six attempts at the presidency, Zambian businessman Hakainde Hichilema finally made it to the top office in his country when he overwhelmingly defeated the incumbent, President Edgar Lungu, in the election on August 12.

Calls for Lean Cabinet Timely

[Times of Zambia] THE goodwill Zambia has gained for conducting peaceful general elections on August 12, followed by the peaceful transfer of power from the sixth President to the seventh one, won praise and respect from many local, regional and intern...

Hakainde Hichilema Takes Aoath

[Cameroon Tribune] The New President has been sworn in during an unprecedented ceremony in the capital Lusaka on Tuesday August 24, 2021.

Hichilema Promises to Maintain Multilateral Ties

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan yesterday attended the inauguration of Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka with the latter promising to continue maintaining State ties.

Suluhu Hassan Attends Hichilema’s Inauguration

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan is today expected to leave the country for Zambia, to witness the inauguration of Zambia's President elect Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka.

High Hopes for Zambia’s New President ‘HH’

[DW] The election victory of Zambia's newly inaugurated President Hakainde Hichilema is a boon for democracy in southern Africa. But he faces the monumental task of rebuilding confidence in Zambia's democracy and economy.

Hakainde Hichilema Takes the Reins as 7th President

[Nation] Lusaka -- Hakainde Hichilema has been sworn in as the seventh president of Zambia, in ceremony attended by 10 African heads of state and government, including Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta.