The Electoral Commission of Zambia has postponed the date for the by-elections in Mpulungu and Chilanga Parliamentary Constituencies.
ECZ has deferred the bye-elctionms in five wards in various districts. The elections will now be held on Saturday, 30th October, 2010 to from Thursday, 28th to.
Making the announcement, ECZ public relations manager, Chris Akufuna said the postponement has been necessitated by the Grades 7, 9 and 12 examinations which will take place between 1st October to 3rd December, 2010, at the same venues for the by-elections.
He however indicates that nomination dates will remain unchanged and proceed as set on 7th October, 2010.