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Vol 58 No 5

Published 3rd March 2017


Registering interest

The opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) electoral pact has had an early setback in its bid to win power at the August general elections. After a 30-day electoral registration drive closed on 19 February, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced that only 3.8 million of an expected 6 million had registered to vote. Registration was lower in Nasa areas than in strongholds of the governing Jubilee Alliance. IEBC head Ezra Chiloba described the low numbers as 'puzzling'.

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