Zambia’s opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema leads in presidential vote

Zambian presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema of main opposition party United Party for National Development, casts his ballot during the Zambian general elections on August 11, 2016 in Lusaka. (AFP photo) Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has taken an early lead over President Edgar Lungu in a closely-contested election in the copper-producing but economically-challenged African nation. The Electoral Commission […]

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Zambia

Zambia, republic in south central Africa, bounded on the north by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire) and Tanzania; on the east by Malawi; on the southeast by Mozambique; on the south by Zimbabwe, Botswana, and the Caprivi Strip of Namibia; and on the west by Angola. The area is 752,614 sq km (290,586 sq mi). […]

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