Opposition UPND presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema says the Electoral Commission of Zambia is colluding with the Patriotic Front to try and steal the election results. Speaking to Journalists this evening after a meeting with ECZ, Hichilema alleged that a scheme has been hatched to delay results announcement and wait for the PF thugs to
The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ ) has summoned all the presidential candidates at Mulungushi Conference Centre. ECZ was expected to announce the first results at 4pm but instead the Commission postponed the announcement to 6pm and summoned the candidates for the meeting. All the candidates have been in a closed door meeting except the
Estimates have shown that political parties spent over US$11 million on financing their campaigns with the PF splashing a whooping US$6 million as at July 2016. The UPND was second having spent approximately under US$5 million to run its campaigns. The funds were spent on funding the cost of campaign materials, staging of campaign rallies
United Party for National Development (UPND) lawyer Martha Mushipe today shocked the nation when she produced some slips of ballot papers as evidence confiscated from a voter who allegedly voted six times before being caught. During a live Electoral Commission of Zambia briefing, Mushipe presented the query to chief electoral officer Priscilla Isaac and asked
Initial results from the streams coming from the Copperbelt indicate a tight race between the incumbent Presidential Edgar Lungu, the Patriotic Front (PF) presidential candodate and opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema. There was high voter turn out in the traditionally PF led Province. Most results obtained by Zambian Eye indicates
A number of polling stations across the country have started counting the ballots. And high voter turn out has led to a lot of polling stations closing later than the stipulated 18:00 hours. In Lusaka, voting was still going on at several polling stations as plenty of people were still stuck on queues awaiting their
As anxiety builds up towards the start of the counting of votes cast in this year’s historic general elections, the ruling PF has claimed that a local tabloid is planning to announce the purported winner of the elections. PF media committee member Brian Hapunda disclosed this during the second ECZ press briefing at the Mulungushi
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