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Tough poll ahead for PF

An economic downturn has taken the shine off Lungu rule. By Benedict Tembo, Lusaka WHATEVER HAPPENS at election time later this year, supporters of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) point to what they call its infrastructural legacy. Come August 11, they…

Zambia’s new president Edward Lungu settles scores

A new broom – Newly elected head of state Edward Lungu is busily settling scores with his detractors. By Benedict Tembo, Lusako FROM A DISTANCE, he strikes you as a somewhat reserved figure. But it does not take long to discover…
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