Zambia (Vol 12, 2015)
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Edgar Lungu of the ruling Patriotic Front (pf) won the presidential by-elections by one of the narrowest margins ever against the runner-up, Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (upnd). The elections were deemed free and fair, but levels of turnout reached a record low. Inonge Wina became the first female vice president and the pf was the major winner in the parliamentary by-elections…

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Sanches, Edalina Rodrigues, “Zambia (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0054>
First published online: 2016



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