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Democracy wins in Zambia

Last week we, and most others, predicted that Zambia’s general elections would end in a deadlock or with incumbent Edgar Lungu back in power. That’s the script for so many of Africa’s struggling democracies, right? Well. Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema landed 2.8 million votes, netting him one of the biggest ever electoral wins in Zambia’s …

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19 August ’21 Wrap: South Africans aren’t getting vaccinated.

Hi there 🙋🏽‍♀️ In this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at how, of all things, vaccine hesitancy is scuppering our war against Covid. Plus, we explain the mess in Afghanistan and why you should care. Then there’s the good news for democracy, both in Zambia and right here at home thanks to the …

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