Opposition UPND Deputy Secretary-General has announced that the party has reduced application fees for councillors to K50 for rural areas and K150 for urban councils.
In making the announcement, Patrick Mucheleka said that the same was arrived at after consultations with members.
He also said that due to delays by ECZ to verify results, the party had extended the deadline for applications to 26 March 2021.
Meanwhile, at the same event, Sylvia Masebo, newly-elected Chairperson Strategy and Mobilisation received 30 defectors from PF Kanyama Constituency.
On 12 August, 2021 Zambia heads to the polls with the two front runners being Hakainde Hichilema of opposition UPND and incumbent Edgar Lungu of PF.
In Other News: Male prisoner and female guard s.e.x tape go viral – Video
The Department of Correctional Services said it was embarrassed after a video was circulated online showing a female officer engaging in s_exual intercourse with an inmate.
“A video with flustering scenes of alleged s_exual activity between an official and an inmate at the Ncome Correctional Centre, KwaZulu-Natal Region, has left the Department of Correctional Services appalled, embarrassed and gutted,” departmental spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo said in a statement.
“S_exual activities between inmates and correctional officials are shameful incidents that can never be ascribed to what is expected of our officials.” Watch the video here