Breaking News

EDF Names Jean-Bernard Levy Interim Chairman, CEO
Tweet TWEET

Zambian Court Dismisses Bid to Bar Banda Candidacy, Phoenix Says

A high court in Zambia dismissed a petition by the largest opposition party to bar President Rupiah Banda from seeking re-election on Sept. 20 because one of his parents wasn’t born in the country, Radio Phoenix reported today, citing a ruling party spokesman.

To contact the reporter on this story: Anthony Mukwita in Lusaka via Johannesburg at pmrichardson@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin in Johannesburg at asguazzin@bloomberg.net.

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.