Saturday, June 15, 2024

ECZ Happy with Campaigns for October 21 Elections


The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has said that it is happy with the manner campaigns are being conducted ahead of the October 21st, by-elections.

ECZ Corporate Affairs Manager Patricia Luhanga says the commission has so far NOT recorded any breach of the Electoral Code of Conduct.

Ms. Luhanga has told ZNBC News in an interview that the ECZ has begun the briefing of poll staff in all Districts where the elections are due on the 21st of this month.

She said the briefing began yesterday.

Meanwhile, the opposition PF has complained of alleged ferrying of UPND party cadres in the Kaumbwe constituency where a Parliamentary election is due to take place next Thursday.

PF Vice President Given Lubinda says his party will however protect its vote as it believes that it is winning the forthcoming elections.

Mr. Luhanga has told ZNBC News in a phone interview that he has personally gone to all seven areas where elections are due to take place and has found the ground to be fertile.

But UPND campaign manager for the Kaumbwe Parliamentary election, Jimmy Lungu has dispelled the claims of ferrying cadres in the area.

Mr. Lungu has wondered where the UPND cadres are being ferried from and to where.

He has told ZNBC News that the only UPND members campaigning in Kaumbwe constituency are those based in the area.

The ECZ has set 21st October 2021 as the date to hold one Parliamentary, two District Council Chairperson and four Local government elections.


  1. I would like to inform fellow bloggers that I have today, tested positive for the Covid 19 virus. At the moment my temperature is slightly higher than usual but I am feeling okay.

    Thanking you in advance for the supportive messages and concerns.

  2. Get well soon Tarino Orange.
    The peace prevailing, the freedom that the opposition PF have been accorded to campaign, is unprecedented since 2011. Zambia is now experiencing true democracy. The PF are so envious that they are now trying to tarnish the process with vain claims. Look and learn from UPND how to govern. If you ever have a chance to do govern again, we hope you will do better than last time.

  3. Excellent news, as it should be. Since all other variables have remained the same except for one, it’s now crystal clear which party was responsible for the appalling levels of electoral violence in the recent past.

  4. We are in a new dawn government so every thing is peaceful unlike in the past by now
    We would be hearing of violence everyday.
    Bally president for life.

  5. Mr or Ms? LT do you proofread your content? This is very cheap journalism. Nonetheless, good to hear that Zambia had finally matured, why would elections bring violence. People should never give PF a chance, they divided our country with their useless cadres.

  6. Please ignore the frustrated UK based impostor it has nothing better to do with its time…its a sad shameless troll that lacks creativity and intellect, thrives when there is division in our country…it has now run out of material. It is craving for relevance and attention after fruitless masquerading as an official in the previous govt.
    One Zambia One Nation!!!

  7. @ Tarino go rest instead of posting a load of cr@p on here
    in the past your blogs were informative an enlightning
    recently you on about ethenicity issues stop fanning tribalism !!
    Nevertheless I wish you well and a swift recovery

  8. Jigga Kayama Simangulungwa (formerly Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Honeybee) Jigga Kayama Simangulungwa (formerly Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Honeybee)

    Fake Kaizar Zulu tr0ll now masquerading as Tarino Orange… what a lowlife, insecure troll. Most of us civilised bloggers know the difference between the real Tarino Orange and the fake one. You will only manage to f00l yourself and few bloggers of your kind… L0ser!

  9. Indeed only one variable has changed: the PF are out of government. The people who are the voters remain the same. HH is too busy with governing to be thinking of violence against the opposition. People such as Chishimba Kambwili, Sean Tembo, Raphael Nakacinda and Given Lubinda will of course be provocative in their campaigns and in other public statements that they will be making but HH has no time for them. No matter how low they get, he will continue aiming high.

  10. You were afraid to give timely update on election results are they came in fear fear of Edgar lungu.
    For me you performed badly.nevertheless next time do your job without fear of any one.

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