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A New Dawn in Zambia as Opposition Leader Hichilema Wins Presidential Vote

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 Hakainde Hichilema  has secured a shock landslide victory in the nation’s presidential election. This is goodness for lots of African nations given the challenges of an incumbent loosing elections.

Electoral Commission of Zambia Chairman Esau Chulu announced Hichilema’s victory over incumbent President Edgar Lungu at a briefing early on Monday in the capital, Lusaka. Hichilema obtained 2.81 million votes against 1.81 million for Lungu — the biggest margin of victory in a quarter century.

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