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Video: President Lungu bids farewell and congratulates President-elect Hakainde Hichilema

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President Lungu

President Lungu has thanked the Zambian people for giving him an opportunity to serve them. “I wish for a peaceful transition to power. I congratulate His Excellency President-Elect Hakainde Hichilema for becoming the 7th President of the Republic of Zambia.” Watch below…

In Other News: Hakainde Hichilema is Zambia’s Seventh President

United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has become Zambia’s seventh republican President-elect after amassing over 2.81 million votes from the August 12, 2021 general election. The massive win meant Mr. Hichilema does not have to contest any second-round run-offs after meeting the constitutional 50.1% threshold for an outright winner.Hakainde Hichilema Mr. Hichilema beat the incumbent President Edgar Lungu by scoring 2,810,757 votes against 1,814, 201 for the latter. Mr. Hichilema’s party, the UPND, dislodged Mr. Lungu’s Patriotic Front (PF) party, mainly on the promise to. Learn more

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