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Tuesday, May 4, 1999 Published at 20:16 GMT 21:16 UK


World: Africa

ZAP: new party for Zambia


Six Zambian opposition parties have merged to form a new party aimed at unseating President Frederick Chiluba at the next election due in the year 2001.

The party is called the Zambian Alliance for Progress, or ZAP.

But a BBC correspondent in Zambia says its launch was a low-key event, and Zambian political analysts say it appears to be more of an electoral alliance than a major new force on the Zambian political scene.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service



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