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Zambian Secretary to the Cabinet, Roland Msiska, has announced that the President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu, had declared another one-off public holiday on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, as a half-day non-working public holiday in Zambia to allow civil servants to attend the ceremony at which President Lungu will assent to the Constitution Amendment Bill.
The aforementioned announcement stems from Zambia's technical committee drafting of the new Zambian constitution has released a draft of the new constitution (2012-05-01) which states that "The day on which an election is held shall be a public holiday" (2015-01-13 and 2015-01-07).
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