PF has dragged ECZ to court seeking a determination of whether Joseph Malanji and Bowman Lusambo should be allowed to contest the Kwacha and Kabushi by-elections announced by the commission in view of the ConCourt’s ruling that nullification is not a disqualification. PF secretary general Nickson Chilangwa, who has also cited the Attorney General as a respondent, also wants the Constitutional Court to determine whether under Article 52 (4) of the Constitution (Amendment) Act Number 2 of 2016, ECZ can proceed with the two by-elections before a final determination of the challenge of nominations, by virtue of a stay of court proceedings in the High Court and pending appeal in the Court of Appeal, which stayed the said High Court…...

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