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Police Arrest 300 People For Post Election Violence

Police have arrested about 300 people for post election violence in opposition United Party for National Development, UPND, strongholds. The numbers perched at 296 during a press briefing could surpass...

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Pres. Lungu Visits Bauleni After Market Is Burnt In Suspected Political Violence Crime

President Edgar Lungu yesterday visited Bauleni compound to check on a market that was destroyed by fire in a suspected political violence crime allegedly perpetrated by opposition supporters. Majority of...

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ConCourt Adjourns Presidential Petition To Tuesday

The Constitutional Court has adjourned to tomorrow the petition against the election of President Edgar Lungu and his running mate Inonge Wina. UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his running mate...

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Pres. Lungu Wins Tight Presidential Election; ECL 1, 860, 877 Hichilema 1, 760, 347

Incumbent President Edgar Lungu has retained his position after defeating his closest rival Hakainde Hichilema of the UPND by 100, 530 to secure the required 50%+1 threshold. Pres. Lungu polled...

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PF Dismiss Hichilema’s Rigging Claims

The PF says claims by the UPND that Thursdays’ elections have been rigged are unfounded. PF Spokesperson Frank Bwalya says it is impossible to manipulate the results as the process...

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Hichilema’s Conduct Delaying Announcement Of Results; Demands Lusaka Voted Halted

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s conduct at Mulungushi International Conference Centre where the votes for the 2016 elections are being transmitted has been attributed to the delay in announcing the next...

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AU, SADC, Carter Center & Other Observers Declare Zambia Polls Free & Fair

The international observer missions have given the Zambian elections a thumbs-up as results continue trickling in from the national totalling centre at Mulungushi International Conference Centre. During a joint media...

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PF, UPND In Shadow Boxing At ECZ National Result Center

The Patriotic Front and United Party for National Development had their first post election shadow boxing contest making accusations against each other at the national results centre. Meanwhile the Electoral...

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Document Leak: A UPND-Linked Judge?

Yesterday, Tuesday August 9, 2016 Lusaka High Court Judge Nicola Sharpe Phiri ruled in favour of the United Party for National Development (UPND) that it may have hold its last...

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Today’s Photo: For The Wages Of Political Violence Is ….? Ask Max Chongu

Former reality TV Big Brother Africa contestant Max Chongu has since being introduced on the political scene by Miles Sampa gained notoriety for political violence. He is accused of causing...

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