Zambia Counts Votes After Frenzied Presidential CampaignBy , , and
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Observers report isolated incidents of violence during vote
Ballot counting in Zambia was under way in a hotly contested election pitting President Edgar Lungu against challenger Hakainde Hichilema after a campaign that a group of churches described as “a step backward” for one of Africa’s most stable democracies.
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