13-Aug-2021 to 09:53

Zambia vote: Opposition claims victory

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Vote-counting has been underway since Thursday's watershed general elections in Zambia where the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema maintains that his United Party for National Development is poised for victory.

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12-Aug-2021 to 09:18

Zambian Elections 2021: Lungu calls for calm, patience

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — President Edgar Lungu called for calm on Thursday as he joined other Zambians to vote in the country’s seventh general elections since the advent of multi-party politics in 1991.

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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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