Daily Archives: Aug 17, 2016

Humble, mother-loving and God-fearing? How Edgar Lungu won Zambia’s presidential election

Despite overseeing clear economic decline since taking over as president in January 2015, Edgar Lungu officially won Zambia’s presidential election with 1, 860, 877 votes. The United Party for National Development’s (UNDP) leader Hakainde Hichilema, the challenger many analysts had … read more »

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Photos from the colonial archives

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Quote of the day

      A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience. – Elbert Hubbard

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RB and others congratulate President Lungu

Former President Rupiah Banda has congratulated President Edgar Lungu for emerging victorious in the August 11 general election. Mr. Banda says President Lungu’s victory is a confirmation of the confidence that Zambians have in his leadership. He has further praised … read more »

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Former US President Jimmy Carter and Others Congratulate Edgar Lungu

Former United States of America (US) President Jimmy Carter has congratulated President Edgar Chagwa on his victory in the August 11 general election. According to the statement issued to the media by his special assistant for press and bublic relations, … read more »

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The 252 Dundumwezi Votes Contributed to my reaching the 50% + 1 mark-Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has said that the 252 votes he got from Dundumwezi constituency helped him get to the 50% +1 mark. Dundumwezi constituency in Kalomo District, with a voter turn out of 79% gave President Lungu 252 votes and … read more »

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Infertile man accused of cutting off wife’s hands as punishment for not bearing him children

A long scar on Jackline Mwende’s face travels from her temple, touches her left eyebrow, narrowly misses her eye and traverses her cheek to her lips. Its partner traces an even deeper arc in the center of her forehead. There are … read more »

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Zimbabwe pastor’s movement rattles Mugabe

“You are watching this video because I have either been arrested or have been abducted.” With those words, Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire announced his own arrest by the government of Robert Mugabe. Mawarire was detained July 12 for “inciting public … read more »

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