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Zambia Law Group: Law Clear on Presidential Succession

The chairman of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has urged citizens not to panic after an attorney petitioned a court arguing that President Edgar Lungu was elected to serve a full-five year term. Lungu won a presidential by-election to fill out the term of Michael Sata, who died in January this year. Sata's five-year term in office would have ended in 2016 Attorney Rabson Malipenga petitioned a court, though, saying the constitution provides that a president shall be elected to...

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