Zambia Reports (Lusaka)

Zambia: ECZ Sets August 19 for Mangango By-Election

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has set August, 19 as the date for the Mangango parliamentary by-election following the nullification of the seat for PF aligned incumbent Robert Chiseke.

The ECZ has also announced that there will be 20 local government by-elections on the same date across five provinces.

Chiseke, who was saving as Commerce Deputy Minister, lost his seat after losing Patriotic Front candidate Richard Simbula successfully petitioned the seat.

The PF has petitioned over 50 seats belonging to the opposition with the MMD being the hardest hit.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2014 Zambia Reports. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.