The African Union-AU- has deployed an African Union Short -Term Election Observer Mission to Zambia.
Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Emmanuel Mwamba confirmed the development.
Mwamba says African Union Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat said the Observer Mission that will be led by Former Sierra Leon President, Ernest Bai Koroma will be in Zambia from August 4th to 19th 2021.
He says the AU observe mission will interact with various stakeholders that include, government officials, the ECZ, political parties, civil society, media organization and the diplomatic community.
Mwamba says the engagement with various stakeholders will enable the delegation to understand and appreciate the preparations made so far towards the holding of the election.
The AU Short Term Election Observer Mission to Zambia draws its mandate from the 2007 African Charter for democracy that Zambia is signatory to.
This is according to a statement issued to ZNBC News by Zambia’s First Secretary- Press/Tourism Inutu Mwanza.