On 11 August, Zambians head to the polls in an historic five-ballot election. Here's what you should know.
“These days are like the last days": All bars, nightclubs and entertainment venues instructed to shut on Sunday, for nation to pray for its currency.
For the southern African country's fast-changing leadership, a cough is not just a cough.
Some ruling supporters hoisted a mock coffin of runner-up Hichilema, saying they had politically buried him after his 4th attempt at the presidency.
Two horses, a dark horse, former horses, they are all in the mix ahead of an election next month.
Gloves off as Zambia succession battle spills into the courts, and ruling party picks mystery candidate
Fight to take up Michael Sata's mantle will have ramifications for the country's economy, which is heavily reliant on mining.
Politicians jumping the gun, to the ire of many: “Let’s bury him first”, Zambians say.
Sata will be buried on November 11.
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Zambia president Sata dies, but 2012 was the worst for the continent's leaders, with four dying in that year alone.
President Sata's death is not 'a test' for plucky Zambia, but prepare for high intrigue and 'White' politics
Acting president Scott says won't run in elections, so the world won't know yet whether a white politician can win democratic polls on the continent.
The Zambian leader has not been seen in public for weeks, and there was already clamour for Lungu to replace him.