||    7 September 2010 @ 10:21

New Lusaka Mayor is ChisengaPatriotic Front Mulungushi Ward Councillor Daniel Chisenga is the new Mayor for Lusaka while United Party for National Development Kanyama ward 10 Councillor Harry Hampende is Deputy MayorMr. Chisenga won the mayoral elections for Lusaka after polling 24 votes out of 41. Mr Chisenga secured the seat after beating his PF counterpart, Captain Davison Mulenga of Chawama Ward 2 who got 17 votes. The elections were held monday at Lusaka City Council committee room with4 1 councilors participating, Mr.Hampende won the position of Lusaka Deputy Mayor after polling 23 votes. Mr Hampende beat Lazarous Chulabantu of Lilayi Ward 2 who got 9 votes while PFs Dapson Chansa of Kalingalinga Ward 31 got 8 votes. The elections follow the end of the term of office for the outgoing Mayor, Robert Chikwelete and his Deputy, Jimmy Dons. Returning Officer who is also Lusaka City Council Acting Town Clerk, Bornwell Luanga announced the two candidates as duly elected.

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