Commission Staff complete the first stage of MDEA Training

Commission Staff complete the first stage of MDEA Training Five (5) members of Staff have completed the first stage of the Management of Democratic Elections (MDEA) Training Programme which was held at the University of South Africa (UNISA) in June and July respectively. The month long training was attended by Legal Officer Triza Phiri and…

E-voting

The Commission has been undertaking feasibility studies on electronic voting (E-voting) in line with the ECZ 2016 to 2020 Strategic Plan. The Commission undertook the first phase of feasibility studies on e-voting from 21st to 30th June 2017. The studies involved visits to selected nations which apply E-voting to their electoral processes. The visits were…

Commission Confers with Chiefs

Commission Confers with Chiefs The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has observed with sadness the escalating levels of intolerance among political players and has appealed to the Traditional Leaders to avoid engaging themselves in acts and behaviours, which were likely to lead to anarchy in the country. Speaking during the official opening of the Traditional…

CEO’s Contract Ends

CEO’s Contract Ends The contract of service for Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Ms. Priscilla M. Isaac Came to an end on Thursday, 31st August, 2017. However, her official last working day was Wednesday, 30th August, 2017. Ms. Isaac who joined the Commission 17 years ago as a Public Relations Officer was later elevated to the…

ECZ Publishes Results of the 14th September, 2017 Elections

ECZ Publishes Results of the 14th September, 2017 Elections The Electoral Commission of Zambia has released complete results of the elections that took place on 14th September, 2017 in Four (4) Districts and Eight (8) Wards in various parts of the country. The election results for District Council Chairpersons show that the United Party for…

New Districts in the Pipeline

New Districts in the Pipeline The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) through the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Unit has started working with some Councils in Eastern Province where the process of creating new districts has started. Systems Engineer ICT Support, Mr. Edward Tembo told The Weekly that five (5) districts have been earmarked to be…