Last week, Zambians elected a new President in a historic vote. Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema won by a landslide against the incumbent, Edgar Lungu, who was seeking a second term.
Southern Africa's regional bloc praised Zambia on Tuesday for overseeing a peaceful transition of power after a veteran opposition politician won a landslide victory at the ballot box.
Zambia opposition leader, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, has been declared the winner of last week’s keenly-contested presidential election, after he defeated the incumbent, President Edgar Lungu....
Zambia's outgoing leader Edgar Lungu on Monday conceded defeat and congratulated his successor and longtime rival Hakainde Hichilema, who scored a landslide victory in a bitterly contested presidential election.
An alliance of Zambia's main opposition parties on Sunday called on President Edgar Lungu to concede as early election results showed their candidate leading the tightly-fought poll.
Zambia's main opposition candidate was leading Saturday in partial results for a tight presidential election while incumbent leader Edgar Lungu cried foul.
Vote counting was underway in Zambia on Friday after a hard-fought general election that saw sporadic clashes and troop reinforcements dispatched to three provinces, and restrictions to social media access.
Vote counting was underway in Zambia on Friday after a hard-fought general election that saw social media throttled in the capital and President Edgar Lungu send more troops to three provinces to quell violence.
Campaigning was winding up Wednesday on the eve of Zambia's tightly fought presidential and legislative elections dominated by economic hardships.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has ordered the deployment of the military to quell electoral violence ahead of the August 12 elections, the head of state said Sunday.
Zambian leader Edgar Lungu on Sunday suffered an attack of dizziness that prompted a sudden halt to television coverage of an official ceremony in the southern African nation, the cabinet secretary said.
Zambian police on Wednesday said they had arrested an officer on murder charges over the deadly shooting of two anti-government protesters in December.