Zambia votes

 
 
 
  • Supporters of Zambia's new President Michael Sata gather to see him takes the oath of office on the steps of the supreme court in Lusaka, Zambia. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Michael Sata, speaks with one of his sons before taking the oath of office on the steps of the supreme court. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Zambia's new President Michael Sata, right, takes the oath of office on the steps of the supreme court in Lusaka, Zambia. (Jerome Delay, AP)
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  • Zambia's new President Michael Sata greet his supporters in Zambia. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Michael Sata releases a dove after taking the oath of office. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Michael Sata waves at supporters after taking the oath of office. (Jerome Delay)
  • Supporters of presidential challenger Michael Sata take to the streets of Lusaka, Zambia. Sata was declared a winner over Zambia's President Rupiah Banda. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Supporters of presidential challenger Michael Sata celebrating on the streets of Zambia. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Zambians celebrating the victory of Michael Sata. He was declared a winner over Zambia's President Rupiah Banda. (Jerome Delay, AP)
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  • Supporters of presidential challenger Michael Sata take to the streets of Lusaka, Zambia in celebration of his victory. (Jerome Delay, AP)
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  • Celebrations in Zambia after Michael Sata was announced as the winner in the elections (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Zambian police sit at the Civic Center in Lusaka, Zambia, as election volunteers carry ballot boxes. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • An election volunteer brings ballot boxes for storage at the Civic Center in Lusaka. (Jerome Delay, AP)
  • Zambians line up to cast their vote in the presidential elections in Lusaka. (Geoffrey Machayi, AP)
  • Ten candidates are on the presidential ballot, but only Zambia's President Rupiah Banda and Michael Sata who has lost three previous presidential votes, including in 2008, are considered contenders. (Geoffrey Machayi, AP)
  • Voters display the pre-marked ballot papers which were torn after they were found at Mutanda Polling Station in Lusaka. (Thomas Nsama, AFP)
  • Armed Zambian police officers stand near a burning truck in Lusaka's Kanyama area during election riots. Stone-throwing mobs smashed cars and blocked roads during voting, after opposition leader Michael Sata accused President Rupiah Banda's rival camp of rigging the ballot. (Thomas Nsama, AFP)
  • Zambian President Rupiah Banda casts his vote in Lusaka during national elections. (Joseph Mwenda, AP)
  • The leader of the Zambian opposition Patriotic Front (PF), Michael "King Cobra" Sata, leaves a polling station after inspecting voting procedures in Lusaka during national elections. (Thomas Nsama, AFP)