LUSAKA lawyer Michael Mutwena has sued the state, seeking a declaration that the Electoral Commission of Zambia has no powers to cancel or postpone a presidential or parliamentary election that is scheduled to be held under a general election. Mutwena has cited the Attorney General as the respondent in the matter. According to the originating summons filed in the Constitutional Court, Mutwena is seeking a declaration that pursuant to Article 52(6) of the Constitution, ECZ only has powers to cancel or postpone a stand-alone presidential election, as provided for in...

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