The Electoral Commission of Zambia has set January 10,2019 as the date for official commencement of Campaigns for the Sesheke Parliamentary by Elections.
ECZ Senior Public Relations Officer Sylvia Bwalya says the campaigns will run from January 10 to February 11, 2019.
Ms. Bwalya says the Commission will collaborate with the police and political parties regarding the campaign time table in order to avoid clashes during the campaign period.
She says the Commission is on the ground in Sesheke to monitor the situation.
The Sesheke parliamentary seat fell vacant following the death of area MP Frank Kufakwandi.
Meanwhile, Ms. Bwalya has announced that the Commission meet the UPND leadership to discuss various issues ahead of the Sesheke Constituency Parliamentary by-elections.
She said the Commission takes seriously the issue of election environment and is encouraging parties to utilize the conflict management Committees to address their concerns.