The Electoral Commission of Zambia has launched a media group to link the commission to media houses.

The Electoral Commission of Zambia, ECZ says the media has the power to stop electoral malpractices.
ECZ Chairperson Ireen Mambilima says that it is therefore important for media people to have full understanding of the electoral process.
Breeze FM Staffer, Gift Phiri reports from Lusaka that Ms. Mambilima was speaking when she officially launched the ECZ Media Corp.
Ms. Mambilima pointed out that the media must take election as a process and not a one day thing.
She also said that the media must be fair and accurate and should concentrate on issues and not personalities so that people are well informed.
And ECZ Director, Pricilla Isaacs expressed hope that the formation of the media Corp will enhance relationship between ECZ and the Media.
Ms. Isaacs also expressed hope that this will improve electoral reporting because in the past, there were challenges in accurate reporting by some media houses.
The ECZ media Corp is a group of journalists that will become the main link of the commission and media houses.

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