In this week's pick of some our favourite discussions over 2020-2021, we revisit the making of the nation of Nigeria. Its turbulent history has ... plenty to tell us about the current malaise. After all, as the poet Maya Angelou once said: "If you don't know where you have come from, you don't know where you are going."
On 12 August, Zambians go to the polls to vote in their next president.
Zambia’s ruling party, the Patriotic Front, confirmed Edgar Lungu in April as its candidate in this year’s polls.
With electoral campaigns now open since 21 May, 19 candidates have so far presented themselves as contenders against Lungu.
But one man in particular is looking to take over from the incumbent president.
He’s hoping the sixth time will be a charm.
In this week’s Talking Africa, we speak to Hakainde Hichilema, Zambia’s main opposition candidate, of the United Party for National Development.
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