Political truce holds in Zambia after unrest

Decision to reinstate ruling party's secretary-general following his sacking by nation's interim president raises hopes.

    A political truce in Zambia appears to be holding after the ruling party's secretary-general was reinstated.

    Protests were followed by violence on Monday when Guy Scott, Zambia's interim president, sacked Edgar Lungu in a decision that was seen by many as politically motivated.

    According to the polls, Lungu is a front-runner in the race for presidency scheduled for January, following the death of Micheal Sata, the late Zambian president.

    Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Lusaka, Zambia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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