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Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ)

Delimitation of constituencies only by constitution amendment – Veep

By JAMES KUNDA – VICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale-Nalumango has informed Parliament that the delimitation of constituencies can onlybe undertaken through an amendment to the Republican Constitution.Ms Mutale-Nalumango said Article 68(2) of the Constitution provided that there be 156 elected Members of Parliament (MP), through the first past the post simple majority.Article 58 (2) of the Constitution […]

ECZ to verify new voter register

By SHARON KALIMBULA – THE Electoral commission of Zambia (ECZ) has registered 42,406 voters in 18 months from June 2022 to December 2023 under the continuous voter registrations exercise and is set to verify the register this year.ECZ chief electoral officer Brown Kasaro said the commission would certify the registration of 13,678 who were captured […]

ECZ rubbishes Nakachinda secret voters registration claims

By CHUSA SICHONE andBUSIKU MOOBELATHE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has described as malicious and false insinuations by Patriotic Front (PF) secretary general Raphael Nakacinda that the Government is secretly registering voters and issuing National Registration Cards in the United Party for National Development (UPND)’s perceived strongholds.ECZ Electoral operations director Royd Katongo said the commission […]

ConCourt throws out Sikazwe petition

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Constitutional Court has dismissed former Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) vice-chairperson Emily Sikazwe’s bid to declare the non-renewal of her contract by President Hakainde Hichilema null and void.A panel of three judges Anna Sitali, Palan Mulonda and Maria Mopani Kawimbe ruled that Mr Hichilema did not remove Dr Sikazwe from […]

ECZ gets tough, nullifies results for 12,192 candidates

By JAMES KUNDA –THE Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) has nullified last year’s final results for 12,192 candidates in primary and secondary schools and recommended that 24 teachers suspected to have been involved in examination malpracti...

ECZ guides on by-election nominations

By JAMES KUNDA and MUSONDA MANGILASHI-THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it will not receive any nomination papers today from candidates whose seats were nullified by the Constitutional Court.ECZ public relations manager Patricia Luhanga sa...

ECZ Technical Team Formed, Discuss Poll Modalities

[Times of Zambia] THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has constituted a technical committee to look at the modalities of holding the 2021 general elections amid the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) pandemic.

ECZ Pledges Credible Polls

[Times of Zambia] THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it is on track to hold a credible 2021 general election and has extended an invitation to observers from all spheres including the international community to monitor the polls.

ECZ Is Credible, Says Frank Bwalya

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya says the victory of opposition political parties in some African countries demonstrates that electoral commissions can be trusted to name the rightful winner.

ECZ Adjusts Examination Fees

[Times of Zambia] THE Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ) has adjusted the examination fees to be paid by candidates for the year 2017 school and college examinations.

Ruling Party So Far Ahead in Verified Poll Results

[Zambia Reports] According to ECZ results announced in today's press briefing from 22 constituencies out of 156, ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu is leading the opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the UPND.

PF, UPND in Shadow Boxing At ECZ National Result Center

[Zambia Reports] The Patriotic Front and United Party for National Development had their first post election shadow boxing contest making accusations against each other at the national results centre.

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UPND Happy With ECZ Transperency

[Zambia Reports] The opposition UPND has described as commendable the transparency that the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) is so far exhibiting prior the August elections.

Disqualify Lundazi Independent, ECZ Urged

[Zambia Reports] The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has been called upon to consider disqualifying Lundazi Central independent parliamentary candidate Evans Ngoma who has withdrawn his earlier resignation from the Patriotic Front.

ECZ Maintains Al Ghurair to Print Ballot Papers

[Zambia Reports] The Electoral Commission of Zambia was once again pushed to state the obvious by reiterating that there will be no turning back on the Dubai based Al Ghurair printing ballot papers and the holding of the referendum alongside general el...

ECZ Extends Voter Verification to Wednesday

[Zambia Reports] The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced the extension of the deadline for the inspection of the Register of voters from 21st May to 25th May, 2016.