Zambia's new president Lungu pledges unity after tight vote

January 25, 2015 4:12 PM

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Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu was sworn in Sunday, pledging to unite the country and rebuild the economy after narrowly winning a vote rejected by the opposition.

Lungu, the former defence minister from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF), takes over the helm for the remainder of the late Michael Sata's term until a general election scheduled for September 2016.

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