Find out details about different political parties in Zambia here. These political parties include Patriotic Front, Movement for Multiparty Democracy, United Party for National Development and more. Zambia is a multi-party system with the Patriotic Front in power. Opposition parties are allowed and do have some significant representation in government, and are widely considered to have a real chance of gaining the presidency or a majority in the National Assembly of Zambia. The President of Zambia is both head of state and head of government in a multi-party system. The government exercises executive power, while legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.