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British and US diplomats urged to condemn terrorist actions at US Capitol Hill

Foreign diplomats in Zambia representing Britain and the USA have been called upon to condemn acts of terrorism threatening the peaceful transfer of power in USA at the US Capitol. The Zambian Institute of Governance and Civil Liberties Platform (ZIGGLAP)...

UPND cries over Luola Ward in Western Province

The Patriotic Front has grabbed the Luola Ward of Kalabo District in Western Province of Zambia. The PF candidate polled a winning total of 368 votes against the UPND candidate who polled a total of 314 votes. In 2016, the Lishomwa...

PF retains Kamimba Ward in Eastern Province

The Patriotic Front has scooped the Kamimba Ward of Lumezi District in Eastern Province. The PF candidate Blaston Ngoma managed to poll a winning total of 1,691 votes while the UPND candidate Timeyo Mvula polled 559 votes. The NAREP candidate...

UPND Suffers defeat in North Western and retains seat in Southern Province

UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) has lost the Local Government seat to Patriotic Front (PF) in Kaimbwe Ward in Kasempa of North Western Province. But the UPND has retained its seat in Maramba of Southern Province. In Kaimbwe Ward PF...

Constitution empowers ECZ to cancel any election says legal activist

Governance and Legal Activist, Isaac Mwanza, says any election within the coming General Election can be moved forward or backward if any item listed in Article 52(6) of the Constitution takes place before 12th August, 2021 but after 18th...

ECZ grants 4-days extension of voter registration

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has extended the voter registration exercise by four days. The exercise which was scheduled to end on December 12, 2020 will end on December 20, 2020. Speaking during the Press Briefing in Lusaka today,...

ECZ expected to announce timeframe of voter registration extension today

The Electoral Commission of Zambia –ECZ- says it will today announce the timeframe of voter registration as well as give a comprehensive address on the number of eligible voters. But a consortium of Civil Society Organisations has called on the...

ZAMSTATS and ECZ projections have no effect on electoral process – UNZA lecturer

Historian Dr Eustone Chiputa says the difference in the projection between ECZ and ZAMSTAT is minimal and will have no bearing on the electoral process. But GEARS InitiativeZambia says revelations by Zambia Statistics Agency amounts to sponsored statistical chaos ahead...

Police nab 9 UPND members and 15 foriegners over elections

  THE Police in Muchinga Province have arrested five United Party for National Development - UPND - members for unlawful assembly. This was after police at Chama Police Station received a report of unlawful assembly from a concerned member of the...

ECZ not distracted by stakeholder petitions

The Electoral Commission of Zambia –ECZ- says the many petitions it is receiving from various stakeholders have not in any way hindered their work and preparations for the 2021 general elections. This follows numerous petitions from stakeholders including political parties...

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Wisconsin can’t count mail-in ballots received after election day, Supreme Court...

The US supreme court has sided with Republicans to prevent Wisconsin from counting mail-in ballots that are received after election day. In a 5-3 ruling, the justices...

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