The UPND has retained the Katuba parliamentary seat during the by-election held yesterday.
UPND candidate Kapalasa Bampi polled 8, 727 while the losing, ruling party (PF) candidate Mwachilele Zax, a headman , got 7, 024 votes.
Meanwhile, Chishimba Kambwili’s party has suffered electoral set back after failing to win the local government by-election in Kitwe as many people had thought it would.
NDC instead has cone out distant third
PF 1, 210 .