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12 Apr 2017
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been charged with treason, police said Wednesday, after he allegedly refused to give way to President Edgar Lungu's motorcade on a main road.
11 Apr 2017
Armed police on Tuesday held Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema after raiding his house overnight, an AFP correspondent witnessed.
10 Oct 2016
Zambia's defeated election candidate Hakainde Hichilema on Monday vowed to step up his battle to prove that the vote was rigged, after he was released on bail following his arrest.
13 Sep 2016
Edgar Lungu is set to be inaugurated as president of Zambia on Tuesday, after a last-minute court bid by a defeated opposition candidate failed to halt the ceremony.
16 Aug 2016
Zambian police said Tuesday they had arrested 150 opposition demonstrators over protests that erupted after President Edgar Lungu was declared the winner of a highly-contested vote.
16 Aug 2016
The electoral commission said Mr. Lungu had secured 50.35 per cent in Thursday’s vote, just over the 50 per cent threshold needed to avoid a second round under a new electoral system.
15 Aug 2016
Zambia's incumbent President Edgar Lungu was on Monday declared the winner of a closely-fought election in the southern African country that the opposition claimed was rigged.
15 Aug 2016
President Edgar Lungu held a slight lead early Monday in Zambia's closely-fought election, as the opposition claimed the vote was rigged.
14 Aug 2016
Hichilema, the leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND) who has alleged fraud in Thursday's vote, demanded to speak to the commission's chairman at its headquarters where the ballots are being counted, but he was blocked by police.
11 Aug 2016
Zambians went to the polls on Thursday shaken by an election campaign of "unprecedented" violence that could threaten the country's relative stability and its democratic record.


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