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Riots in Zambia as Country Nervously Awaits Election Results

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 7:56 am (UTC-5)
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Riots have broken out in north-central Zambia as opposition supporters protest the slow vote count from Tuesday’s presidential election. Police say demonstrators stoned cars and buildings in the cities of Kitwe and Ndola on Thursday, and set fire to a market in Kitwe. Regional police chief Martin Malama told reporters that police were trying to […]

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Riots Break Out in Zambia as Country Nervously Awaits Election Results

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Zambia’s High Court has barred three private media organizations from publishing speculative reports on the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential and parliamentary elections, as the country’s electoral commission scrambles to finish counting votes ahead its self-imposed Thursday deadline. The court issued an injunction Wednesday banning one of the country’s leading privately-owned, pro-opposition newspapers, The Post of […]

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Zambians Nervously Await Election Results

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Zambia’s High Court has barred three private media organizations from publishing speculative reports on the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential and parliamentary elections, as the country’s electoral commission scrambles to finish counting votes ahead its self-imposed Thursday deadline. The court issued an injunction Wednesday banning one of the country’s leading privately-owned, pro-opposition newspapers, The Post of […]

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Zambians Nervously Await Election Results

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 5:47 am (UTC-5)
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Zambia’s High Court has barred three private media organizations from publishing speculative reports on the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential and parliamentary elections, as the country’s electoral commission scrambles to finish counting votes ahead its self-imposed Thursday deadline. The court ruled Wednesday that the country’s leading privately-owned newspaper, The Post of Zambia, and two other media […]

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Sata Holds Lead in Zambian Presidential Poll

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Partial results from Zambia’s presidential election show main challenger Michael Sata holding a lead over incumbent Rupiah Banda. The Electoral Commission of Zambia said Wednesday that ballot counting was still in progress. But the commission reported early tallies put Mr. Sata of the Patriotic Front party ahead of President Banda of the Movement for Multiparty […]

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Sata Holds Lead in Zambian Presidential Poll

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 4:38 pm (UTC-5)
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Partial results from Zambia’s presidential election show main challenger Michael Sata holding a lead over incumbent Rupiah Banda. The Electoral Commission of Zambia said Wednesday that with ballot counting still in progress, Mr. Sata of the Patriotic Front party had captured about 42 percent of the vote. Mr. Banda of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy […]

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Sata Holds Lead in Zambian Presidential Poll

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Partial results from Zambia’s presidential election show main challenger Michael Sata holding a lead over incumbent Rupiah Banda. The Electoral Commission of Zambia said Wednesday that with ballot counting still in progress, Mr. Sata of the Patriotic Front party had captured about 42 percent of the vote. Mr. Banda of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy […]

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Sata Takes Early Lead in Zambian Presidential Poll

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Zambia are counting votes from Tuesday’s general election, including the closely-watched presidential contest between incumbent Rupiah Banda and opposition leader Michael Sata. Initial tallies Wednesday showed Mr. Sata taking an early lead, but most of Zambia’s 150 constituencies have yet to report their results. Pre-election surveys suggested a close race between Mr. Banda, […]

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Zambian Officials Tally General Election Results

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 8:46 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Zambia are counting votes from Tuesday’s general elections, including the closely-watched presidential contest between incumbent Rupiah Banda and opposition leader Michael Sata. Local media Wednesday reported results from various constituencies. But it is too early to tell whether Zambians chose to keep President Banda in power or heeded Mr. Sata’s call for change. […]

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Voting Ends in Zambian Election, Scattered Violence in Capital

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Voting has ended in a Zambian general election that E.U. observers say was conducted in a “correct” manner, despite scattered incidents of violence in the capital, Lusaka. E.U. chief election observer Maria Muniz described the election as fair and transparent and said violence was isolated. Zambian police reported some violent incidents in the capital, Lusaka, […]

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