2016 Zambian general elections and referendum: EISA EOM statements
EISA EOM leader HE Casam Uteem, former President of the Republic of Mauritius (left), and his deputy Denis Kadima, EISA's Executive Director (right) meet with the President of Zambia, HE Edgar LunguBriefing of EISA Election Observation Mission members in Zambia

EISA has deployed an Election Observation Mission in the Republic of Zambia to observe the general elections and referendum scheduled for the 11 August 2016. The team of 10 short term observers, drawn continent wide from Election Management Bodies and Civil Society Organisations, is led by HE Casam Uteem, former President of the Republic of Mauritius with EISA Executive Director Denis Kadima as his deputy.

Preliminary statement, 13 Aug 2016
Joint stament with other EOMs, 10 Aug 2016
Arrival statement, 5 Aug 2016
Pre-Election Assessment Mission Report, 28 Mar - 1 Apr 2016

Briefing of EISA Election Observation Mission members in Zambia

Above EISA EOM leader HE Casam Uteem, former President of the Republic of Mauritius (left), and his deputy Denis Kadima, EISA's Executive Director (right), meet with the President of Zambia, HE Edgar Lungu, at State House on 8 August.

Right EISA election observers are briefed in Lusaka prior to deployment.

EOM leader Casam Uteem and Denis Kadima meet Supreme Court Chief Justice Irene Mambilima and Zambia Constitutional Court President Hildah Chibomba

 

Left EOM leader Casam Uteem and deputy leader Denis Kadima meet with Supreme Court Chief Justice Irene Mambilima and Zambia Constitutional Court President Hildah Chibomba in Lusaka on 8 August.

Related

Zambia publications
Zambia Election Archive
Statements by other EOMs

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In the news

ZAMBIA Daily MAIL 2016 "August 11 general elections: Lessons for Zambia", 21 Aug, [www] https://www.daily-mail.co.zm/?p=76860 (accessed 22 Aug 2016).

ALLISON, S "Free, but not fair: Zambia's flawed elections", Daily Maverick, 17 Aug, [www] http://firstthing.dailymaverick.co.za/article.php?id=79923&cid=2016-08-16#.V7QTi5h94dU (accessed 17 Aug 2016).

SABC 2016 "Observers applaud authorities for peaceful elections in Zambia", M&G Online, 14 Aug, [www] https://www.postzambia.com/news.php?id=19612 (accessed 15 Aug 2016).

FUNGA, M 2016 13 Aug, "Observers call for calm as voters await results", The Post, 13 Aug, [www] http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/b89408004ddbdd298869bc1caade0c3d/Observers-applauds-authorities-for-peaceful-elections-in-Zambia-20161408 (accessed 15 Aug 2016).

MICHAEL CHAWE 2016 "Ex-Mauritius president leads Zambia election observer team", Africa Review, 6 Aug, [www] http://www.africareview.com/news/Ex-Mauritius-president-Cassam-Uteem-in-Zambia-for-election-/979180-3334116-iw1byo/index.html (accessed 10 Aug 2016).

ZAMBIAN HIGH COMMISSION UK 2016 "President Lungu Meets Election Observer Missions", 9 Aug, [www] http://zambiahc.org.uk/news_events/president-lungu-meets-election-observer-missions/ (accessed 10 Aug 2016).


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