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Zambia Voter Registration Deadline Nears Amid Controversy

The deadline for Zambia’s voter registration is approaching Monday amid a controversy over a sharp hike in the filing fee for presidential candidates. The south-central African nation's electoral commission announced in early February that it would increase the filing fee to $6,589, up from $1,000. Nominations will be accepted May 30 through June 3 for the general election, scheduled for August 11. Wynter Kabimba, a candidate for the opposition Rainbow Party, condemned the fee as...

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