MWAURA: Praise to Zambia where opposition won presidency

Opposition candidate Hichilema won after six failed attempts, torture and intimidation

In Summary

• It is rare in African for an incumbent president to genuinely lose and give way to the opposition. It happened in Zambia.  

• Now President Hichelema, who suffered imprisonment and torture, must turn around the economy of the copper-rich country with a bottom-up model.

Zambia has done it again, having an election in which an incumbent loses to the opposition. The trend was set by founding father Kenneth Kaunda when he handed over power to his competitor, Fredrick ...

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