Internet Restricted as Zambians Go to the Polls

Voters queue to cast their ballots during national elections in Lusaka, Zambia, August 12, 2021. REUTERS/Jean Ndaisenga

Zambians voted for a new leader on Thursday with long queues pointing to a high turnout in an election showdown between President Edgar Lungu and main opposition rival Hakainde Hichilema that looks too tight to call.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Writing by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Editing by Joe Bavier, Raju Gopalakrishnan, Elaine Hardcastle and Angus MacSwan