Zambia High Court Declines to Postpone Lungu’s Swearing In

  • Opposition says it will appeal to the nation’s Supreme Court
  • President Edgar Lungu’s inauguration is scheduled for Sept. 13

Zambia’s High Court declined to block the inauguration of President Edgar Lungu, in a further legal setback for opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s push to have his petition against the outcome of an Aug. 11 election he claims was “stolen” be heard by the courts.

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