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Zambia – Zambia’s opposition leader Hichilema wins presidential vote (Al Jazeera)

Supporters celebrate in front of the home of Hakainde Hichilema, declared the winner of Zambia's elections [Marco Longari/AFP]

Supporters celebrate in front of the home of Hakainde Hichilema, declared the winner of Zambia’s elections [Marco Longari/AFP]

Business tycoon and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was declared winner of Zambia’s hotly contested presidential election, defeating incumbent Edgar Lungu. With 155 of 156 constituencies reporting, official results on Monday showed Hichilema had secured 2,810,757 votes against Lungu’s 1,814,201.

Zambia’s opposition leader Hichilema wins presidential vote | Elections News | Al Jazeera