Mr. Ali D. SimwingaCommissioner
- Economic Development
- Public Sector Management
University of Zambia
Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB)
Galilee College (Israel)
Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Economic Development
Diploma in Public Sector Management Stockholm (Sweden)
Commissioner Amb. Ali Derrick Njavwa Simwinga was appointed Commissioner at the Electoral Commission of Zambia on 6th April, 2018.
Commissioner Simwinga is an Advocate of the High Court and Supreme Court of Zambia. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Zambia (1979). He obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Economic Development from Galilee College Israel (1995) and a Diploma in Public Sector Management from Stockholm Sweden in 1996.
He is an Associate member of the Institute of Local Government Administrators of Zambia (1997). He is also a member of the Law Association of Zambia and the Local Government Association of Zambia.
He was previously Commissioner on the Willa Mungomba Constitution Review Commission (2003 – 2005) as well as a Consultant to the National Constitutional Conference (2008). He is a former Council member of the Copperbelt University and a former board member at Nkana Water and Sewerage Company.
He was Returning Officer for Bwacha Constituency (1983) and Kantanshi Constituency (1988). Between 1992 and 2011, He was Town Clerk for Lusaka City Council and Kitwe City Council as well as District Electoral Officer for both cities.
He served as Zambia’s Ambassador to Egypt from 2014 to 2017.
Electoral Commission of Zambia Chief Electoral Officer Mr. Kryticous Nshindano at a Press Briefing at Elections House in Lusaka on 2nd April, 2021 said that the Commission had revised the dates for payment of Nomination fees for Presidential Candidates and candidates vying for National Assembly and Council seats.April 9, 2021
Establishment of the Technical Committee on Mainstreaming of Covid-19 Prevention Measures in the 2021 General Election
Electoral Commission of Zambia Chief Electoral Officer Mr. Kryticous Nshindano announced the establishment of the Technical Committee on Mainstreaming of Covid-19 prevention measures in the 2021 General Election Calendar at a Press Briefing at Elections House in Lusaka on 2nd April, 2021.April 9, 2021
The purpose of the briefing is to provide an update on various issues on the preparations for the 2021 General Election.April 2, 2021