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Voters waiting in line at a polling station during the 2021 Zambian elections. Voters wait to vote at a polling station during Zambia’s presidential election in Lusaka, Zambia, Aug. 12, 2021 (AP photo by Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi).

Zambians Rally Behind Hichilema—and Zambia’s Democracy

Friday, Aug. 20, 2021

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In a dramatic rebuke to the tenure of incumbent President Edgar Lungu, Hakainde Hichilema—the leader of Zambia’s main opposition party, the United Party for National Development, or UPND—scored a resounding victory in last week’s presidential election. ...

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