Monday, August 8, 2022

Zambian President Edgar Lungu

August 16, 2021

Zambia opposition leader Hichilema wins presidential election

Zambia presidential election results on Monday showed that the opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema secured a stunning landslide victory over incumbent Edgar Lungu.

August 15, 2021

Violence erupts in Zambia as President Lungu faces defeat; police call for calm

Sixteen presidential candidates participated in this year’s elections.

Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema
August 15, 2021

Zambia Decides: President Lungu alleges rigging as opposition party leads

Mr Lungu has been in power since 2015 and is seeking to extend his rule.

Edgar Lungu
August 12, 2021

16 candidates vie for Zambia’s presidency amid economic crisis, COVID-19 concerns

Sixteen names are on the ballot, but the election is expected to be a close call between incumbent Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema.

Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema
June 14, 2021

Zambian President Edgar Lungu slumps in public

Mr Lungu, 64, is campaigning for another term with elections coming up in August.

Edgar Lungu