Zambian Ambassador to Ethiopia, His Excellency Emmanuel Mwamba confirmed the development and said African Union Chairperson, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat said the Observer Mission that will be led by Former Sierra Leon President, Ernest Bai Koroma will be in Zambia from 4th to 19th August 2021.

The AU observe mission will interact with various stakeholders that include, government officials, the ECZ, political parties, civil society, media organizations and the diplomatic community among others.

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 Zambia will hold its general election on 12th August 2021.

This is according to a press statement issued by Mrs. Inutu Mupango Mwanza, First Secretary- Press/Tourism at Zambia Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.