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Political Parties told to Maintain Peace in Chilanga

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has urged all political parties taking part in the Chilanga Parliamentary and the six (6) Local Government by-elections to desist from acts of intimidation, hate speech, defamatory language or violence during the campaign period and on the Poll Day scheduled for 5th June, 2018.Political Parties told to Maintain Peace in…

Commission Awards Journalists

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) sponsored Election Reporting Awards at the 16th edition of the 2018 MISA Awards held on 28th April, 2018 under the theme “Celebrating Media Excellence”. The Election Award was funded under the 2017-2018 United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Support Project to Elections in Zambia.Commission Awards Journalists The Electoral Commission of…

Staff Attend COBIT Training

Staff from various departments of the Commission are attending capacity building workshops on COBIT®5, an overarching business framework for the governance and management of enterprise Information Technology (IT).Staff Attend COBIT Training COBIT®5 is a comprehensive framework of globally accepted practices that helps enterprise leaders create optimal value from IT by maintaining balance amongst benefits and…

The Commission Meets Traditional Leaders in Chilanga

The Commission recently held a meeting with traditional leaders in Chilanga Constituency ahead of the Parliamentary by-election scheduled to take place on Tuesday 5th June, 2018.The Commission Meets Traditional Leaders in Chilanga The Commission recently held a meeting with traditional leaders in Chilanga Constituency ahead of the Parliamentary by-election scheduled to take place on Tuesday…

Use of ICT in Voter Registration, the Zambia experience

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) participated in an International Conference on Opportunities and Challenges in the Use of Technology in Elections: Experiences from West and Southern Africa at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria from 9th to 11th April 2018.Use of ICT in Voter Registration, the Zambia experience The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ)…

Chairperson Welcomes Two New Members to the Commission

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has received two new Members of the Commission and introduced two senior members of staff who joined the institution recently. Chairperson Welcomes Two New Members to the Commission The Electoral Commission of Zambia has received two new Members of the Commission and introduced two senior members of staff who joined…

ECZ Commissioners Sworn-In

National Assembly of Zambia

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu with Vice-President Inonge Wina swore in Mrs Annette Chirumba Nhekairo as vice Chairperson and Mr Ali Derrick Njavwa Simwinga as Commissioner at the Electoral Commission of Zambia at State House on April 6, 2018.ECZ Commissioners Sworn-In President Edgar Chagwa Lungu with Vice-President Inonge Wina swore in Mrs Annette Chirumba Nhekairo as…

Commission Conducts Mwanza East Ward Polls Despite Complaints

The Electoral Commission of Zambia recently made a decision to conduct the by-election in Mwanza East Ward of Monze District despite the reported violence.Commission Conducts Mwanza East Ward Polls Despite Complaints The Electoral Commission of Zambia recently made a decision to conduct the by-election in Mwanza East Ward of Monze District despite the reported violence.…

ECZ MEETS THE PUBLIC

The month of April saw the Commission conduct a series of Public Forums in eight (8) provincial centres, in order to engage stakeholders in the electoral process and carry out dialogues on issues relating to the conduct of elections in Zambia.ECZ MEETS THE PUBLIC The month of April saw the Commission conduct a series of…