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 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