Vubwi and Zambezi west by-elections set for January 7

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The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set January 7th 2014 as date to host the Vubwi and Zambezi West Parliamentary by-elections and one local government by-election.

In statement to Qfm, ECZ spokesperson Cris Akufuna says the commission has also set December 10th this year as date for filing in of nominations by aspiring candidates wanting to take part in the by-elections.

He says media personnel and registered Nongovernmental organizations wanting to monitor the by-elections are to apply for accreditation from the ECZ from Saturday 30th November this year to Friday the 3rd of January 2014.

The Vubwi and Zambezi parliamentary seats fell vacant by nullification by the Supreme while the local government by-election of Ipumbu ward of Mpongwe District, Copperbelt Province fell vacant following the death of the area councilor Levy Chibomba.