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Chipenzi is ECZ Commissioner

…HH appoints Mwangala Zaloumis as Commission Chairperson


GEARS boss McDonald Chipenzi has been appointed Commissioner of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) which would now be headed by Mwangala Zaloumis as its chairperson while Ali Simwanga Deputy Chairperson.

According to a statement released by Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya, President Hakainde Hichilema has in pursuant to section 5(I) of ECZ appointed the three after the departure of Justice Esau Chulu and Emily Sikazwe.

Mr Bwalya said President Hichilema has also appointed Mr Tom Trevor Shamakamba as Director General of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) replacing Gilbert Phiri who has been appointmented Director of Public Prosecution. (DPP)

Patrick Kangwa who has been acting as Secretary to Cabinet for over a year has been confirmed on the position and will be deputized by Dr Mubita Kalabo.

The Head of State has also appointed former DPP Caroline Sokoni on recommendation of the Judicial Service Commission as judge of the High Court.

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