THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has asked the Constitutional Court to dismiss with costs, Constitutional Lawyer John Sangwa’s petition in which he wants the court to order the Commission to amend the affidavit for presidential candidates and running mates to include the number of times the candidate has held office as President. The commission has argued that given that the statutory instrument in question was published on August 12, 2016, Sangwa’s petition is clearly out of time. “We submit that the delay in challenging its constitutionality is inordinate and...

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