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Zambia: President Hakainde Hichilema’s inauguration is “a watershed for the region” – Katzenellenbogen

Seen as a huge boost to African democracy, President Hakainde Hichilema’s inauguration as the leader of Zambia is only the country’s third change of government since 1964. Focussing on Zambia’s key issues (poverty and unemployment), Hichilema’s success was in appealing to the young, writes Jonathan Katzenellenbogen. “With unemployment and food inflation high, the central issues…