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Zambia’s New President Has a Unique Opportunity To Reset Ties With China

Zambian President-elect Hakainde Hichilema. Patrick Meinhardt / AFP

Hakainde Hichilema’s decisive election victory to become the eighth president of Zambia in the post-colonial era is a gust of good news that Africa and the world at large badly needed. His win is an endorsement of democracy in a region where we’ve seen so many other countries move depressingly in the other direction.

And he did it with class.

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