SOCIALIST Party vice-president Dr Cosmas Musumali says the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) is currently functioning at half capacity, and that he suspects political interference in its operations. And Dr Musumali says the IMF package will bring about foreign direct investment but will not improve Zambians’ living conditions. Meanwhile, Dr Musumali says it’s unacceptable that Patriots for Economic Progress (PEP) president Sean Tembo was detained for six days for hate speech. Speaking on Hot FM’s Hot Seat programme, Dr Musumali said ECZ’s decision not to accept Joseph Malanji and Bowman Lusambo’s nominations showed signs of undue political interference. “We should try to improve the professionalism in the ECZ. What is killing the ECZ is the political interference and we suspect…...

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