ECZ sets date for Zambezi West and Vubwi by-elections

The Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- has set January 7 2014 as the date for the Zambezi West and Vubwi parliamentary by-elections.

ECZ Public Relations Manager Cris Akufuna announced in a statement, October 22, 2013 in Lusaka. Akufuna said on the same date One local government by-election will also be held in Impumbi.

The by-elections follow the nullification of the Vubwi and Zambezi West parliamentary constituencies by the Supreme Court while the vacancy in Impumbi was arisen following the death of Councillor Levy Chibombo.