Nomination dates set

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has set August 7 to 10 as nomination dates for presidential candidates in this year´s election.

ECZ director Priscilla Isaacs announced Saturday evening that nominations for MPs and local government candidates will be 12 August 2011.

The ECZ said aspiring presidential candidates will be required to pay K10 million which will not be refunded. Presidential candidates will be required to file their nominations at the Supreme court before the Chief Justice. Each is required to be accompanied by 200 registered voters.

Parliamentary candidates are required to pay K500 thousand while local government candidates shall pay K175 thousand.



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