Michael Sata

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Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema casts his vote in Lusaka ahead of his presidential win.   Photograph: Salim Dawood

The main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has been declared a clear winner of the country’s presidential election. The former businessman, who(...)

President of Zambia Edgar Lungu is vying for another five years in office. Photograph: Getty

Zambians will cast their votes on Thursday in a hotly contested general election after a campaign undermined by accusations of voter fraud, harassment(...)

  Incumbent Zambian  president Edward Lungu Zambian of the Patriotic Front: he  was re-elected on August 15th  in a closely-fought vote that the opposition claimed was rigged. Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu has been declared the winner of an election that the main opposition claims was rigged and has vowed to challenge in c(...)

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe last week branded Zuma’s chief mediator Lindiwe Zulu “some stupid, idiotic woman” and a “little street woman” after her failed attempt to force a postponement of elections. Photograph:  Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe’s political rivals have clashed over a document said to be from intelligence sources that alleges a plot by president Robert Mugabe to hire a(...)