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    Zambia Government - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Long-form name: Republic of Zambia

      Type: one-party state

      Capital: Lusaka

      Administrative divisions: 9 provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Northern, North-Western, Southern, Western

      Independence: 24 October 1964 (from UK; formerly Northern Rhodesia)

      Constitution: 25 August 1973

      Legal system: based on English common law and customary law; judicial review of legislative acts in an ad hoc constitutional council; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

      National holiday: Independence Day, 24 October (1964)

      Branches: modified presidential system; unicameral legislature (National Assembly); judiciary

      Leaders: Dr. Kenneth David KAUNDA, President (since October 1964); Malimba MASHEKE, Prime Minister (since March 1989)

      Suffrage: universal at age 18

      Elections: general election held 26 October 1988; next general election scheduled for 1993

      Political parties and leaders: United National Independence Party (UNIP), Kenneth Kaunda; former opposition party banned in December 1972 when one-party state proclaimed

      Voting strength: (1988 election) 54% of eligible voters participated; Kaunda, the only candidate for president, received a 95.5% yes vote; National Assembly seats were contested by vetted members of UNIP

      Communists: no Communist party

      Member of: AfDB, CCC, Commonwealth, FAO, G-77, GATT (de facto), IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, ILO, ILZSG, IMF, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IPU, ITU, NAM, OAU, SADCC, UN, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

      Diplomatic representation: Charge d'Affaires Lazarous KAPAMBWE; Chancery at 2419 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20008; telephone (202) 265-9717 through 9721; US--Ambassador Jeffrey DAVIDOW; Embassy at corner of Independence Avenue and United Nations Avenue, Lusaka (mailing address is P. O. Box 31617, Lusaka); telephone 2601 214911

      Flag: green with a panel of three vertical bands of red (hoist side), black, and orange below a soaring orange eagle, on the outer edge of the flag

      NOTE: The information regarding Zambia on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Zambia Government 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Zambia Government 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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