ZAMBIE | ZAMBIA

12-Aug-2021 to 08:27

Zambians vote in tense general elections

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Voting kicked off on Thursday in Zambia’s eagerly awaited general elections seen as a two-horse race between the governing Patriotic Front (PF) and the main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND).

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11-Aug-2021 to 11:50

Zambian gov’t tightens security ahead of polls

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government has beefed up security as the country readies for a tightly contested general election set for Thursday.

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10-Aug-2021 to 09:55

US issues veiled sanctions threat ahead of Zambian elections

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The United States has issued a veiled threat to impose “visa restrictions, travel bans and financial sanctions” on any individuals and political leaders who will violate the rights of Zambians to freely exercise their rights to vote in general elections set for Thursday.

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05-Aug-2021 to 12:14

Zambia Elections: Ex-Sierra Leone leader to lead AU mission

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Former Sierra Leone president Ernest Koroma will lead the African Union election observation mission that will observe next week’s Zambian general elections, the continental body announced on Thursday.

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02-Aug-2021 to 08:52

Zambia deploys army to quell pre-election violence

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — President Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to quell political violence ahead of Zambia’s general elections set for August 12.

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08-Jul-2021 to 00:10

Zambia: Kaunda interred despite burial site controversy

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government proceeded with the burial of the country's founding president Kenneth Kaunda on Wednesday despite a pending court case in which the late nationalist’s family challenged the decision to inter him away from his farm.

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07-Jul-2021 to 06:30

Zambia: Kaunda burial hit by feud

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The burial of Zambia’s founding president Kenneth Kaunda hangs in the balance after some members of his family petitioned the court on Tuesday to stop the government from burying him at a graveyard for presidents.

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