Month: July 2016

PRESS RELEASE

  Suspension of Political Party campaigns The Electoral Commission of Zambia has today, 18th July, 2016 lifted the 10 day suspension of political party campaigns that was invoked on 9th July, 2016. The Commission is appealing for peaceful campaigns and violent free campaigns in the remainder of the campaign period. The Commission has since developed…

PEACE PLEDGE FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR THE 11 AUGUST 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND REFERENDUM

PEACE PLEDGE FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR THE 11 AUGUST 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND REFERENDUM The Electoral Commission of Zambia invited Zambian political parties participating in the August 11th 2016 General Elections to Mulungushi International Conference Centre to sign a Peace Pledge on 15th July 2016. The Peace Pledge was an initiative presented to political party…

SPEECH ON THE PEACE ACCORD

REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA, THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE ESAU E. CHULU, DURING A MEETING WITH POLITICAL PARTY PRESIDENTS ON FRIDAY, 15th JULY, 2016, AT THE MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE. The Republican President, Aspiring Presidential candidates, The Commonwealth Special Advisor on political Dialogue, His Excellency, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, The UN…

2016 REFERENDUM

What is a Referendum? A referendum is a process that allows citizens to approve or reject a proposed law to be passed by the Legislature. In a referendum voters are given the opportunity to directly decide through a vote on a particular subject matter.  All eligable citizens have the right to either accept or reject a…