CHAPTER One Foundation executive director Linda Kasonde says ECZ’s decision to proceed with the Kabushi and Kwacha by-elections not only contravenes the High Court order to suspend the elections but is a violation of the rule of law. And PF information and publicity chairperson Raphael Nakacinda says ECZ’s decision is contemptuous and reckless, adding that it confirms Zambia is a banana republic under President Hakainde Hichilema. On Tuesday, the Electoral Commission of Zambia set Friday, October 21, 2022 as the date for the Kabushi and Kwacha by-elections. In a statement signed by three ECZ commissioners, Ali Simwinga, Vincent Mukanda and Ndiyoi Mutiti, the commission also noted that two candidates had rescinded their decisions to withdraw from the race. But in…...

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