The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says that accreditation at Civic Centres and district councils has been extended to August 9, 2016.
ECZ Public Relations Manager Cris Akufuna said all civic centres and district council across the country are advised to take note of the development.
Speaking in a telephone interview with ZANIS in Lusaka, Mr. Akufuna said all media houses should take advantage of the extension period and ensure that they accredit themselves ahead of general elections next week on Thursday.
Mr. Akufuna further appealed to election observers and other stakeholders who have not yet accredited to also take note and accredit themselves respectively.
The accreditation was supposed to end on August 4, 2016.