Zambia Count Begins as Peaceful Vote Follows Violent Campaign

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  • EU observers witness high turn-out at polling stations
  • NKC analyst Van Staden sees lingering threat of violence

Voting in Zambia drew to a close Thursday and ballot counting was set to begin to determine the winner of a rematch of last year’s neck-and-neck elections between President Edgar Lungu and his main challenger, Hakainde Hichilema.

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