President Mwanawasa retains his presidency

By Livingly Staff on
Levy Mwanawasa won re-election with 42% of the vote in Zambia.  But protests raged across the country, based on accusations of election and vote counting fraud.  According to Mninwa Mahlangu, leader of the team of observers sent by the African Union, "Our general impression is that the elections were conducted in a transparent, free and fair manner, and people were able to express their will without any fear or intimidation." For more info, check out the recent article by Reuters.  Here...Read Full Story