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Zambia Court Rejects Election Result Challenge

Zambia’s opposition says a judge’s earlier ruling led it to miss the deadline to challenge the results of the August 11 presidential poll.  The constitutional court threw out the opposition’s petition Monday. Three of the five judges ruled that the 14-day window for hearing the petition had expired at midnight September 2.  The United Party for Development (UPND) says the court contradicted an earlier ruling by Judge Anne Mwewa-Sitali that the court would hear the...

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