The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the election in Zambia on 30 October 2008.
Literature in the library
Use the quick links below to locate titles dealing with topics of interest in the library catalogue, AfricaLit. The lists consist of literature - books and articles - in the form of fiction, non-fiction/factual information and official publications, as well as of other material.
The library suggests the following keywords when searching the library catalogue:
democracy, democratization, elections, electoral systems, peace keeping, political development, political history, political leadership, political participation, political parties, presidency.
This is a selection of websites dealing with the election in Zambia. Many more items are available online on websites and in discussion forums. More links related to this topic are found in the link collection
A Guide to Africa on the Internet.
African Political Resources
Listings of political sites sorted by country, with links to parties, organisations, governments, media and more.
The Constitution of Zambia
IFES ElectionGuide : Africa
Provided by IFES, an international nonprofit dedicated to the building of democratic societies. A comprehensive and timely source of verified election information and results available online.
International IDEA: Voter Turnout
A comprehensive global collection of political participation statistics. Voter turnout figures for national
presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945 are presented
country by country.
The Post Online - Zambia
Independent newspaper of Zambia.
Republic of Zambia, State House
Information about the President, New Deal vision, cabinet ministers, economy, governance, health, education, and speeches.
Times of Zambia
Latest news from Zambia.
World leaders / Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Government
An online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments published and updated by the Central Intelligence Agency.