Mr Royd KatongoDirector Electoral Operations
- Public Policy
University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)
Master of Governance and Public Policy
(Recipient of two Dean’s Commendations for High Achievement in 2007 and 2008)
University of Zambia
Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A)
Mr. Royd Katongo joined the Commission as Director Electoral Operations on 1st August 2019. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Katongo worked at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Zambia Country Office as Governance Analyst from May 2013 to July 2019.
Mr. Katongo also served as the first Programme Manager and Head of Secretariat at the African Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption (APNAC), Zambia Chapter. He started his career in the Public Service with the Anti-Corruption Commission where he served in various positions in Lusaka and Kabwe, up to the position of Senior Prevention Officer.
Mr. Katongo is the first student from Africa to pursue the Master of Governance and Public Policy at the University of Queensland in 2007/2008. In 2011, he got a scholarship under the Australian Leadership Award Fellowship to be on an Employee Attachment Programme with the Queensland Parliament in Brisbane.
Mr. Katongo has attended a number of professional programmes that include programmes under the Commonwealth Secretariat such as Leveraging Corporate Governance and Ethics Strategies in Malaysia; Corruption and Anti-Corruption at the Australian National University; and Better Governance at the Civil Service College in Singapore.
Notice is hereby given to the general public that the Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed Thursday 30th June, 2022 as the date on which to hold Ward by-elections in Lumbo Ward of Mongu Municipal Council in Western Province and Nshinso Ward of Mkushi Town Council in Central Province. Nominations for the said by-elections will be conducted on Tuesday, 7th June, 2022.May 24, 2022
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the following were the results arising from the Mongu Council Chairperson and Councilor By Elections in TWO (2) Council Wards which took place on Thursday, 14th April, 2022.April 19, 2022
Second day of deployment of poll staff for Mongu Mayoral By-election. Poll staff for Nakato and Lukulo polling stations preparing to leave for their respective stationsApril 12, 2022