Friday, January 23, 2015

Tension in Zambia as Edgar Lungu, Hakainde Hichilema are in tight race with 75% reported

With nearly three-quarters of the 150 constituencies having reported results, the governing [B]Patriotic Front (PF) candidate, Edgar Lungu, was on 48.8%.[/B]



[B]Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition United Party for National Development was on 46.8%.[/B]



Final results are expected to be released later on today



The vote was caused by the death in office of Zambia's then president, Michael Sata, last October.



The winner will serve the remainder of Mr Sata's term, leading up to elections in 2016.   Tension in Zambia as Edgar Lungu, Hakainde Hichilema are in tight race with 75% reported: Tension in Zambia as Edgar Lungu, Hakainde Hichilema are in tight race with 75% reported

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