Pres. Lungu polled 1, 860, 877 while Hichilema managed 1, 760, 347. The actual percentage scored by President Lungu is 50.3%.
ECZ chairperson Justice Esau Chulu declared President Edgar Lungu as winner at 14:04.
Meanwhile, the UPND are protesting the outcome of the election was rigged. They demanded a recount of the votes in Lusaka.