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Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has called on law enforcement agencies such as the Anti-Corruption Commission to look into allegations of corruption by the Patriotic Front and UPND during the adoption of candidates for this years general elections. TIZ Executive Director, Maurice Nyambe says anyone found guilty of conduct that borders on corruption should be prosecuted. […]

President Edgar Lungu this morning announced former Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Professor Nkandu Luo as his running-mate in this years’ general elections. Professor Luo, in the company of President Lungu took oath this morning before Electoral Commission of Zambia Chairperson, Essau Chulu. Professor Luo 70, became a Professor in Microbiology and Immunology at the […]

The Human Rights Commission of Zambia has called for a peaceful environment conducive to the protection of human rights before, during and after election day. The Commission’s Chairperson Mudford Mwandenga says the maintenance of law and order and protection of human rights and freedoms is cardinal to the holding of genuine, free and fair elections […]

In consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electoral Commission of Zambia has advised political parties not to hold huge campaign rallies in the run up to the 12th August elections. Electoral Operations Director, Royd Katongo says the Commissions’ advice is in line with the technical committee’s prescribed operating procedures that will guide the electoral process […]

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced that 19 Presidential candidates have so far paid the K95,000 nomination fee to contest in the August 12th elections. Electoral Commission of Zambia Chief Electoral Officer, Patrick Nshindano says those who have paid include UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema, Democratic Party’s Harry Kalaba, President Edgar Lungu and New Heritage […]

The Patriots for Economic Progress are disappointed with the Electoral Commission’s procedural requirement for presidential candidate supporters to present themselves in person at it’s provincial offices. Patriots for Economic Progress President, Sean Tembo says the need for presidential candidate supporters to travel to ECZ offices so that the Commission can obtain biometric parameters and confirm […]

Presidential aspirant, Kelvin Bwalya says he will contest the Republican Presidency in the August despite his decision not to contest the Patriotic Front Party Presidency. Mr. Bwalya says he decided not to contest the party Presidency because he respects the rule of law and does not wish to promote lawlessness. Mr. Bwalya says the forthcoming […]

The New Hope Movement for Multi-Party Democracy says it remains opposed to the high nomination fees announced by the Electoral Commission ahead of this years Presidential Elections. The party’s Chairperson for Elections, Malama Sokoni says the K95,000 set for male candidates, K75,000 for female candidates and K60,000 for the youth and Persons Living with Disabilities […]

Incomplete election results from Tuesday show that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu could struggle to secure enough seats to stay in power, incomplete results from Tuesday’s election show. With nearly 90% of the votes counted, his right-wing bloc is eight seats short of the required threshold to form government. A rival right-wing party could add […]

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has launched the electronic inspection of the provisional register of voters that will run for three (3) months from the 7th February 2021 to 7th May, 2021. The electronic based inspection of the provisional register of voters will involve the use of the website platform and phone USSD code to […]