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Vol 54 No 11

Published 24th May 2013


Zambia

Dodgy defections

President Sata wants a parliamentary majority to match his executive power, and public funds are running out

The battle for control of parliament is on. President Michael Sata and his Patriotic Front insist there is no foul play behind the stream of defections from the formerly ruling Movement for Multi-party Democracy and the resulting flood of by-elections.

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