Dr. Emily Joy SikazweVice Chairperson
- Human Rights Activist
- Gender Analysis for Policy and Planning
Dr Emily Joy Sikazwe is the Vice Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia.
Dr. Sikazwe was appointed Commissioner at the Electoral Commission of Zambia on 17th June, 2015 and later on 6th October, 2020 she was Sworn in as Vice Chairperson of the Electoral commission of Zambia. Prior to joining the Commission, she was Chief Executive Officer at Women for Change.
Her main area of expertise is gender analysis for policy and planning, advocacy for civic engagement and female led community development. Dr. Sikazwe is the founder of Nyapachuma Memorial Foundation. A foundation established in memory of her mother and grandmother, which focuses on championing for equal opportunity for women and girls.
She has held membership on various Boards and Commissions namely; Securities and Exchange Commission, Legal and Justice Reform Commission, NGOCC Coordinating Council, Social Water International and Canadian University Services Overseas.
She is a mother of two, a young woman called Kayi – a graduate of Banani International School pursuing post graduate studies and a young man Yatuta, a post graduate with an MA in Political Science.
Dr. Sikazwe teaches on part time basis at the St Francis Xavier University in Canada at the Coady International Institute. She is a recipient of several local and international awards.
NOTICE OF VALIDLY NOMINATED CANDIDATES FOR CHISAMBA, LUSANGAZI MAYORAL \ COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON, KAUMBWE PARLIAMENTARY and FOUR (4) COUNCILLOR ELECTION(S)
Notice is hereby given to the general public that the following candidates were validly nominated following the lodging in of nominations for the election(s) in Chisamba, Lusangazi Mayoral \ Council Chairperson, Kaumbwe Parliamentary and FOUR (4) Local Government Ward(s) in FOUR(4) district(s), on Thursday, 30th September 2021.October 5, 2021
Notice is hereby given that campaigns for the following National Assembly and Local Government elections will commence on 30th September, 2021 and end on 20th October, 2021.September 30, 2021
ELECTIONS FOR KAUMBWE CONSTITUENCY, CHISAMBA, LUSANGAZI DISTRICTS AND FOUR (4) LOCAL GOVERNMENT WARDS
Notice is hereby given to the general public that pursuant to Article 52 (6) of the Constitution, the Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed 21st October, 2021 as the date on which to hold theKaumbwe Constituency Parliamentary Election in Petauke District of Eastern Province. On the same date, the Commission will also conduct Council Chairperson Elections for Chisamba and Lusangazi Districts of Central and Eastern Provinces respectively. Further, the Commission will conduct four (4) Local Government Ward Elections in Kamifungo Ward of Masaiti Town Council in Copperbelt Province, Lufubu Ward of Mwansabombwe District in Luapula Province, Kalilele Ward of Mushindamo Town Council in North-Western Province and Mulamfu Ward of Zimba Town Council in Southern Province.September 13, 2021