REGIONAL REPORT

Zambia's transition inspires Africa's opposition figures

Raila will be making his fifth presidency stab, his political base believe it's his "Hichilema moment"

In Summary

• The election of Zambia's veteran opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and his swearing-in on Tuesday has inspired his counterparts across Africa.

• This is particularly given that it comes just over and year after the nullification of a presidential election in Malawi and the win by opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera.

It is not normal for incumbents to lose elections in between their terms. Not anywhere, least of all in Africa.

However, the election of Zambia's veteran opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema ...

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