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Our prediction is based on results at vote stations, Teta

Headlines Our prediction is based on results at vote stations, Teta

MMD National Publicity Secretary and Party spokesman Ben Tetamashimba has said that the 62 000 prediction is based on polling station totals which have been posted at each vote station and were in the hands of all political parties.

Mr. Tetamashimba  dismissed the claims by Opposition Patriotic Front as petty.

The wining predictions was also echoed by Akashambatwa Mbikusita-Lewanika who told the foreign media that the MMD were very confident to the extent of being sure of the victory.

The Opposition Patriotic Front described as provocative the pronouncement by MMD national Campaign coordinator, Mbita Chitala, that his party would win the presidential election by 62 thousand votes.

PF Spokersperson, Given Lubinda, condemned Mr Chitala’s remarks which were broadcast on ZNBC 19 hours television news.

He has challenged the MMD campaign team to prove how the party would accumulate the 62 thousand votes projected by Mr. Chitala.

Mr Lubinda was speaking at a press briefing held at 23.30 hours at the Mulungushi Conference centre in Lusaka.

Mr. Lubinda also challenged the MMD to explain the break down of two trucks carrying elections materials in Shangombo as well as the presence of Mr. Vernon Mwaanga in the Northern province at the time of voting.

He has advised PF members to remain vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour in the electoral process

But Electoral Commision of Zambia Public Relations manager, Chris Akufuna, declined to comment on most of the issues raised by the PF but said the commission will investigate the report indicating that their was late voting in Kalabo.

726 COMMENTS

  1. Sad that people who luck integrity have the results already when we the people are still waiting for them. Also it is unfortunate that ECZ is not acting on this when someone is alrming the nation. Let us wait and see. Number 1 beka comment not just No 1. yashani

  2. s per post website 31 to go Sata leads by 3400 votes but hey why is it that on WESTERN PROVINCE IS LAGGING BEHIND IN COUNTING. SUREY THEY ALL STARTED AT THE SAME TIME JUST WHY LAG BEHIND FOR MORE THAN 48HRS.
    578737 612936 299085 11193
    rb SATA HH GM

    PURLEY RIGGING NSHAKABWELE KU ZED FYABUPUBA FYE FYEKA FYEKA

  3. As a country we can no afford to have a leadership characterised by unpredictability, autocracy and populist sentiments. People have to be objective and realistic.Take time to read party constitutions so as to realise plans afoot for political parties.

  4. As a country we can not afford to have a leadership characterised by unpredictability, autocracy and populist sentiments. People have to be objective and realistic.Take time to read party constitutions so as to realise plans afoot for political parties.

  5. Lubinda is being desperately dull.All Political parties have their own polling agents who documents results and feed their parties.Like 85% of my advance results our agents have been SMSing.If PF is disorganized that is their flaw.

  6. MMD should never count themselves popular in Zambia. They should realise that they are deeply unpopular with most Zambians who have experienced first hand their misrule.

    The people in the rural areas who voted MMD are ignorant of the destruction caused by the MMD over the last 17 years and voted on the boma.

    The fact is that Sata is also another divisive figure who cannot rally the masses but one day, we shall overcome……

  7. It is not rocket science. All MMD and Teta are saying is that they have utilised the data that is posted at the door of each polling station as transmitted to them by their agents in the field. All political parties can do the same rather than chase phantom trucks with ballot papers. ECZ releases their information after verifying figures several times as any release of information that may subsequently be changed would fuel wild allegations of rigging. The game is over.

  8. zambia we chalo chesu tulefika kwisa ba mmd michima kutama its so evident that people are so sick and tired of your leadership but you still want to sodier on the people who are learned have spoken in urban areas,anyhow whichever president the LORD ABOVE gives we shall embrace becoz he knows us better peace to all zambians,dont count eggs before they are hached

  9. Band will win but will be introuble with corruption. The man is purely corrupt and this were LVEY MWANAWASA SHOULD NOT BE PRAISED.

    ATUSHILA PROBLEM FOREVER

  10. 500 billions wasted, lets turn to 1 party state, there is no use of elections if they keep on rigging them.
    its a shame our constitution does not protect real democracy

  11. No snakes shall ever govern our beloved ZAMBIA. The boat has sunk & thats it. The cobra has lost its vernom.

  12. Totals (104/150 Constituencies)

    PF 567,810 42%
    MMD 503,691 37%
    UPND 271,466 20%
    HP 11,378 1%
    Void 5,542 0%
    *Please note that these are RAW results coming from the polling stations. They are yet to be verified.

  13. Ba PF we hve lost cleanly . This year’s election hve been done in a very transparent maner. There is always next time. Sata by now has already conceded defeat

  14. There has been no rigging.You don’t realise change by fielding snakes and insults but rational candidates.Sata and M’membe turned off thousands off.You cannot be insulting and threatening zambians for their votes.They detest hatred and conspirancies.

  15. Pankoloko parties ve there strong holds so why are some stake holder s and other people complaining not everyone is for pf let the ruling goverment continue then 2011 we can kick them out for now ni pankoloko

  16. very sick political system in zambia. any way brethren, GOD is the only whose govt is not corrupt and for those who think He can be mocked, they are in for a shock. Remember God always fights for the poor and i cant stand a situation where we waste 20 years like this. Its better to abolish all political parties and just forget about elections. This is not democracy but a witchcraft. Mwaanga we are watching.

  17. zambiaelections.org say that they are giving us raw results. Why could they have compiled all by now. Giving us the results that MMD actually has?

  18. mwe bantu mwe nishi so kuponta kwati tamuya ku church.mayo ine ni lesa kupele pa kateka…..mwandi KING COBRA …….nisoka how can u be ruled by a snake are u krazy u zedians? namupena….

  19. WAITING FOR VICTORY FOR MMD. GOOD FOR OUR DEMOCRACY WHERE ABOUT 600,000 ELECT RUPIAH BANDA. THIS IS BELOW 10% OF THE COUNTRY’S POPULATION. CONGRATULATIONS.

  20. Its now apparent that the ECZ has been used to rig the elections, shame on Danny Kalele, Florence Mumba and there team

  21. #1.Canadian,# 4.McLutoshi, USA .The ECZ has to follow an established system b4 it can anounce the results.Its possible that even Justice Mumba has been informed by other sources about the overall winner but she has to get those results thru the established procedure b4 she can make them public.See the posting by #15.ZEUS for more clarity.

  22. THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN HAVE VOTES COMING FROM ONE SIDE OF THE COUNTRY AT A TIME AND THE OTHER AT ANOTHER TIME WHEN. COUNTIN STATRED AT THE SAME TIME. just cant understand why we had Western province lagging behind. FIKOPO SANA and should never complain with corruption

  23. SAAAATAN. I warned you that you will be defeated by RB YOKHOZUNA NYAMA SOYA. Now REST IN PEACE with your supporters

  24. Kalabo has three constituencis.The Titanic has sunk in Kalabo Central.The roads are sandy here.Even 4x4s get stuck. Results/B. boxes from far flung Sikongo and Liuwa Constituencies not yet at civic centre. The parties have nevertheless collected almost all data stuck at polling stations. I think MMD is basing its prediction on that-which is not wrong. Let PF get there data as well not just reacting to what Teta said

  25. 62 000!!!!????? that sounds creecky. I hope ballots won’t exceed the number fo voters again. RB is a total fraud.

  26. Quit crying foul every election, democracy is a process of elimination. No one candidate is popular with all the masses, but in a democractic system, you settle for the lesser of two evils. Clearly, Mr Micheal Sata is a very formidable candidate and good for the democratic process, but mearly being an opposition foe does not afford one the keys to the Mansion. Sata has proved devisive by relying on the urban poor in slams and also injecting tribal eliments. Amassing Bemba, Northern province & urban votes will never win an election in a pluralistic country like Zambia with so many splinter ethnic groups. This serves as a lesson to opposition candidates, people are drawn toward uniters

  27. The king of the kaponyas has been bruised again. Ur rallies deceived u. Even Miyanda clobberd u in some areas. Whom do u think u’re by insulting our intelligence. Thank LORD 4 Oways shaming this evil character frm creating tension in ur sweet land called ZAMBIA, Amen.

  28. IS IT TRUE

    Sata is crying for Miyanda’s votes in Kasempa. But he was mocking the General when he(Gen) had problems mobilising supporters during Nominations. “Nkanshi ba general taba fwa” .

    Am told the general said ” Mwiponta mu ka bwela”

    Go Zambia Go

  29. I hate to say it but i told you so!!! Viva RB Viva MMD………………… But please next tym lets field a resonable person!!!

    Zambia for Jesus!!!

  30. Oh God Help us We are tired of MMD and its people.We want change,If RB wins he’ll never be my president.

  31. I thought Zambians by now know that it is very difficult to unseat the ruling party with a divided opposition. HH and Sata have nobody to blame but themselves. I hope people will swallow whatever comes out.

  32. #37.Anonymous, substantiate your claims.Ignore my challenge if its just frustration getting the better side of you.We need data not personal feelings because those feelings can only be explained in line with the hormones being secreted in your body.If there’s rigging,whoever is involved-be it Justice Mumba,Kalale or RB himself-we shouldn’t accept the results.In the meantime lets substantiate our claims and take the neccessary steps to address the issue.Our current laws are adequate on that one.But more importantly,LETS BE HONEST!Its normal to feel bad after our prefered candidates have lost but lets not peddle lies because the consequences may be far more reaching than we can imagine now.

  33. With only 31 constituencies left Sata is leading by 34000.

    MMD is winning no doubt.
    Panka next time ba opposition

  34. We told you that Sata can only rule Zambia in his dreams. We know what he is capable of doing to our country – to destroy it. Thanks to the rural people, Zambia has been saved from the jaws of a dictator! To hell with utumabwato twenu ba Satana!

  35. VIVA RB. Abash the Post and Meembe. Abash UNZA students who thought Sata was the man to increase their meal allowance. Work hard in your studies so that you can get a salary. Abash PF members abroad whose only cntribution to the nation is is to wash the white mans toilets and dishes

  36. #53. You are right. In 2006 when the post were against Sata, they were all over showing that he was going to lose and ridiculing him. Now they are no where. They know that it will not be easy for them. They special and personal agendas are destroying them

  37. Mwebantu who is behind zambiaelections.org? Icane smell a fish! How come 2day later they have not yet finnished giving raw data. Who is sponoring them? They want to give legitimecy to rtten ecz system. Today an independent monitor is still at 106 contituencies. Somebody teo me .

  38. Come on Zambians, cheer up!!! You are better off with Nyama Soya(RB) than Soya(Sata), though it would have been better to have Nyama (HH).
    Look at it this way: first we had a grade 7 as president(KK), followed by a form 2(FTJ) then a graduate..it just makes sense for us to maintain the standards by keeping a graduate at state house than rewinding the clock 350 degrees backwards by elected a grade 4 for president.
    Sorry PF supporters, I am sure when you calm down, you will appreciate what I am saying. Our next mission as Zambians is to make sure RB does not continue his corrupt ways. To the Post I say well done for keeping us informed about the past vices of president RB. We will make s

  39. Twawina mutwelele Twawina….PF mutwelele Twawina, Sata utwelele Twawina, HH utwelele Twawina…..good policies Twachilamo Twawina, popularity Twachilamo Twawia, Kumushi Twachilamo Twawina

  40. If Sata is trully a champion of the poor and disinfranchised, he is clearly going about it the wrong way. People don’t trust a leader weilding a knife in his hands & constantly making inflamatory remarks, there is a dignified way in getting ones point accross(Obama is a case in point). We have seen devisive charecters plunge nations into chos: Kosovo, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Rwanda, DRC, Somalia and the list goes on. Zambians are above that and see beyond the fray & hoopla, may the best Man win for the sake of Zambia. KK & Mwanawasa sore the seeds and it is my hope that we continue rational minded leadership. Undoing a mess is a messy business (Chiluba comes to mind). Zambia is on the right path

  41. continued from #70
    We will make sure RB sticks to the rules of the game. No curruption, Tribalism, Nepotism or dictatorship will be allowed.

  42. If these guys steal votes, they should suffer the same fate that thieves who steal pizza, candy or any other theft suffer. The instant justice mob must take charge. When you see Teta, just shout kabwalala. Let them know that stealing votes is no different from stealing candy. You guys must punish these people even more than you punish pick pockets. These guys are stealing your rights, your futures, and your children’s futures. Don’t let them go free with these crimes.

  43. vimachitika. Even when you think all is well, things just turn around in support for the one who destroys. Thanks Zambians for not accepting bad politics but are we having the right leaders that the people want? We all should be alert and observe the unfolding situation at home.

  44. According to the post, with only 31 polling stations remaining, Sata is leading

    Sata 612,936
    RB 578,737
    HH 299,085
    GM 11,193

    However the remaining constituencies have a total of 638,559 registered voters. Even with a turnout of 45% we still have 287,352 votes in the air. Thats where the good news ends for the the boaties.

    Of the remaining 31 constituencies 19 are definitely RB with wide margins against Sata. Sata will probably take another 11 constituencies with smaller margins against RB and HH will grab 1 more (Gwembe)

    In short, lets park the boat

  45. Latest updade by ECZ consisting of 108 constituencies.
    PF 570460
    RB 543441
    HH 291212
    HP 11021
    Take note that this was the latest update by ECZ and the next update will be at 09:00am.

  46. # 67 It doesn’t hurt to be respectful….why cant MMD win from people in the city who see what they do rather they have to predict that somehow they have won by retrieving 62000 votes under a tree by a truck in Shangombo…or brother VJ’s covert operations in Northern Province shame on you Ba Mwisho BaTeta!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  47. There was transparency in urban areas not in rural areas.

    Can someone explain why a Presiding officer would make a mistake by swapping the votes for SATA with MIYANDA’S? Atleast ba Constituency officer managed to correct it.

    Am disappointed why my fellow Lozis keep voting for MMD when Western Province is the least developed province in the country and MMD doesnt care. Useless. Batu bakwa hae kicwani?

  48. HEY ZAMBIANS,WE NEED PEACE.THIS IS THE WAY IT IS WHEN YOU WANT TO BE GREEDY. LETS REMEMBER THAT OUR FORMER PRESIDENT KK WARNED THE OPPOSITION IN THE FIRST PLACE TO WORK TOGETHER. THEY REFUSED AND THOUGHT EACH OF THEM WAS VERY POPULAR. EE..,NOW NO ONE SHOULD CRY FOUL. MMD HAS BEEN CAMPAIGNING WITH SO MANY OTHER PARTIES, THEY ALL HAD INFLUENCE ON THE RESULTS WE ARE SEEING TODAY.IMAGINE THESE RESULTS FOR PF AND UPND IF WERE COUNTED AS ONE.THEREFORE PLEASE LET US ACCEPT THE FACTS AS THEY ARE.NEXT TIME LETS LEARN THE POWER OF UNITY AS OPPOSED OF THE CURRENT SITUATION.THANKS TO THE ECZ ATLEAST SHORTCOMINGS HAVE BEEN MINIMAL.UNTIL NEXT ELECTIONS IN 2011.OPPOSISION WORK TOGETHER NEXT TIME.

  49. For sata maybe:

    Kapiri Mposhi
    Malole
    Chilubi
    Kaputa
    Isoka east
    Chimbamilonga
    Kafulafuta
    Chipili
    Mkushi South
    Senga hill
    Lupososhi

    for RB, most likely:

    ansenengwa
    Sinjebela
    Mwinilunga east
    Mumbwa
    Senanga
    Mwinilunga west
    Kalabo central
    Lukulu east
    Nalolo
    Nangoma
    Mwembezhi
    Chama North
    Luampa
    Nalikwanda
    Sikongo
    Mangango
    Liuwa
    Lukulu west
    Zambezi west

    For HH definitely:

    Gwembe

  50. Its sad that the MMD crooks are at it again! SMS and polling agents? Bastards caught with marked ballot papers what is that? Delayed release of votes is a clear testimony that theyhave been rigged. Predictionof figures can never be accurate. Sata and your support take to the streets show the rest of the world tyhat we are not happy

  51. if RB wins,the blame is on sata and hh.my heart bleeds @ the imagination of mulongoti,teta,pule,nevers saki,nawakwi,vj,and their ftj taking full control of our national affairs.if only hh had the patience to endure a few more years of being vip,all this pain we are going thru would not have been there.to this effect,i and my pipo are fo chirwa in 2011,tbc.

  52. nice and intelligent analysis truth post. you be the next post managing editor. this nation needs ratinal thinkers

  53. nice and intelligent analysis truth post. you be the next post managing editor. this nation needs rational thinkers

  54. NO MORE ELECTIONS, THEY WILL ALWAYS BE RIGGED.
    I WISH WE SPENT THE MONEY TO PAY TEACHERS AND BUILD ROADS AND HOSPITALS.
    BACK TO SQUARE ONE WITH ZMK @ 5000, FUEL PRICES TO GO UP AGAIN AND THOSE FARMERS SHOULD FORGET ABOUT FERTS.
    VIVA CORRUPTION…. VIVA V.J.
    NB: V. J SHOULD SUBMITT HIS CV TO THE MCCAIN CAMPAIGN- HE MIGHT GET A JOB, hes an expert in his field

  55. The people have spoken. Lets be quick to accept defeat and avoid heartaches. All the political parties have raw data from their agents at polling stations. So the winner is already known except ECZ’s process is long. You ask why?

    Simple, they have to type the results and enter them into a system and do thorough verification to ensure that what they announce is in tanderm with what everybody has at the source. Then print them.

  56. Pragmatic, politics is cultural. I don’t know if you are discussing the Obama/McCain campaign or the Sata/HH/RB campaign. Man, you are so confused. Zambian politics is totally different from US politics and their campaigns will never be the same.

  57. Anonymous. I made fair statements on this blog without prejudice but commenting on reality. Im not MMD or UPND, PF, or Heritage but a TUE ZAMBIAN. The love I have for this country is like the love I share amongst my family. As Mateyo put it on Television – we all have one surname: ZAMBIA. The only thing that dissapointed me greatly was that 80% of educated Lusaka voters could be convinced that Mr Sata could develop this country and become PRESIDENT MICHEAL SATA. Despite the TV adverts and copies of the POST they went ahead and voted for him. I now have a new perception of Lusaka voters especially the educated. It seems they are comfortable with Merzaf Flats standards….

  58. MMD approach elections scientifically no wonder they wire the Kaponyas-PF and under fives-HH. They know that city dwellers world wide are always a problem to the rulling party so almost all MMD MPs campaigned door to door in rural areas not using the post read by 10% of registered voters.

    Street Kids-PF do not know that politics is a science. This is why they fail to read the trend of results as they come.

    Probability,statistics,extrapolation,SMSs etc are at work. wake up PF cadres. You need ADULT EDUCATION

  59. People let us please educate our relatives in the villages. It is these same villagers who have put Zimbabwe where it is now. For them luck of access to anything does not mean anything because they don’t know how it affects them. Then they later tend to wonder why we can’t sent any help. Please lets inform these villagers on the truth.

  60. Yes to #93. Imagine if HH and Sata’s votes where combined? Don’t blame the Zambian voters. Don’t hide behind “rigging” stories and other conspiracies. The answer is right there in front of your nose. Zambians didn’t want the MMD but their votes where spplit by two power hungry politicians (HH and Sata). See now what they have done? They can only say..”looking at the events that build up towards the elctions, I may not accept defeat”. Oh, that is a scapegoat Mr HH. Don’t full Zambians. You should have been VP to Sata and then automatically take over in 2 years. It was just 2 years. Just 2 years.

  61. ….By the way Mr Sata asked Rupiah to concede defeat on the first day of counting. What wrong with MMD predicting their votes? There has been no rigging and the sinking pabwato is already claiming so. I hope our Bemba brothers and sisters behaved themselves during this period. What we heard on Radio Phoenix shocked us to say the least….

  62. On God knows the truth.MMD has done it again. I fail to reason with you educated zambians. How do we have a country ruled by a president voted by the rural poor who know very little on how the economy runs. Shame no free fertilizer. No had outs when you come from the village

  63. Those who want RB, get irritable when Sata is winning but are willing to accept defeat. Those who support Sata, alarm the Nation, trash the electoral system when RB is catching up. Everybody wants to win!! This is called the Kenya Phenomenon

    All of you on this site are ZEEP Africans who never trust yourselves, have no respect for the rule of law, and expect too much when you can’t vote. The villagers are wiser than you all. If a truck breakdown in a rural area, it is a conspiracy. If counting is slow, it is a conspiracy, if RB votes in Chipata it is a conspiracy. The c/belt has good infrastructure so counting will be faster. Rural areas can be as fast? Why do you act like this?

  64. number 13 you are pain in the as———-.you seem to be a rigger as well. then whats a purpose of having electrol commisional to anouce elections….stop blafing little chap you no nthing about procdure….viva zambia viva zambia .lets unit and have peace at the end of the day its all about individure development

  65. Lets just go back to one party state. I don’t see any opposition party in Zambia. (UNIP, FDD, ULP, PUDD, RP, UPND) Zambia is not ready for democracy.

  66. #94, Talila Kale. Its now time to be rational. Problem is, there is no real alternative.. Same problems we are facing now in terms of leadership in this country, we will face them in 2011

  67. #91.Z-UK, Its sad that I belong to the same country with pipo who think like you but I hope you’re just a kaponya then I’ll excuse your lack of civility your clear poverty of thought.We don’t need to take to the streets to show the ‘world’ anything but I think what we need is to cage all disgrantled elements like you and let them rot in police cells.Let there be PEACE-with or without rigging!

  68. Read this lie of zambiaelections.org “This site has been developed in the interest of Zambia and Zambians by concerned individuals”. Can this be website be in the interest of Zambia when they have actually not given us the whole raw data to chew so that we can compare. Somebody was bought on the way??? How could these guys raise our hopes and then just to disappoint us? Please next time don’t just create a website in Lusaka without having people on the ground and tell us that you are in the interest of Zambia when you acutally serve your own interests. I hope it is not some foreign engineered website.

  69. SATA and HH are a work of art between them they would have won the elections with a land slid but nooooo they both were too big headed and thought to go at it alone ..now look at this …why do zambians in opposition never learn WHY WHY WHY

  70. There is an irritating truth about Mr Sata which people choose to hide under the carpet. Mr Sata is a populist and dividing figure. He can’t rule Zambia even if he reduced taxes by 15$. By the way, his aim was to reduce tax only for those who earn a certain sum and most ppl would have been shocked. The irritating truth is “he is really power hungry” and he has driven people into a frenzy suspecting each other, and mistrusting the laws of Zambia. Mr Sata has divided the country. He misinterpreted Gen Chisuzi’s statement and made it look like the General was threatening voters. It was him who has been threatening us by “rejecting our vote even before we vote”. He’s cocky. He is not a uniter.

  71. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN TO ME as someone above mentioned, WHY oh Why if the counting of votes started at the same time in all constituencies why is it that some constituencies with less voters have not finished counting hmmm? some ENLIGHTENMENT PLIZ,its not like they pipo counting in LUSAKA thereafter go to copperbelt, THIS IS WHY PIPO SAY VOTES R RIGGED ITS AS IF THEY HAVE TO SEE WAT THE OPPOSITION HAS GATHERED FIRST THEN THEY CAN PROPERLY MANIPULATE NUMBERS AWE SHUWA THIS IS NOT DEMOCRATIC AT ALL!!!!

  72. #107, Zambia is ready for democracy. In fact it is already very democratic. Just look at the peace, the discourse on this website. It is very healthy. The reason why we might fail to change the MMD govt. is simple. Sata and HH met and hatched a plan to remove the MMD through the ballot. We all cheered! Then they couldn’t agree on positions. It was a small Zimbabwe’s conflict. HH was younger and Sata was old and VERY sickly, he could die in a month of taking office. HH would have been our man! But, they emerged as enemeies. They spoiled votes. Just add their votes together!!! Please add. Isn’t Zambia democratic? Answer my question, Sir.

  73. Can someone advise Prof. Chirwa to start making ground work for 2011, we’re tired of being foreigners b’coz of FTJ’s witchcraft (dribbling the all nation out its rich resources). Inkotizi shamushupa baby HH.

  74. The problem lies in rural areas, I think MMD is very much appreciated in Villages than urban areas, now the question is what should be done? NCC lives on, salaries for Ministers will be increased, rebel MPs will be rewarded, more power cuts, FTJ, Mwaanga, Teta, Mulongoti, Mpombo????????? God save Zambia. FTJ has brought all these problems twachula pafula

  75. Am told the MMD is now leading with few non PF strongholds remaining,not sure how accurate this is. Am non partisan but i think some of the people on the blog have pointed out already-“The PF and UPND” should have worked together for a common goal. As usual typical of Zambian politics, each one thought they can do without the other, I remember Sata and Scott walking out of the meeting arranged by Panji Kaunda, on that day I saw political immaturity of our leaders. However, with the 51% requirement coming soon,these parties must learn to work together if they really want change. The last and only time PF and UPND sat next to each other was the rally against proposed government salaries.

  76. Why is ZNBC not carrying full coverage of our Zambian elections like any CNN etc etc would do? For us people that live in rural areas where we do not read papers we depend on ZNBC to inform us. A similar coverage like the one for the state funeral. Why keep the station open for 24 hours and televise some nonsense?????!! Who wants to watch isidingo when we have a critical election issue on our hands? The partisan media never ceases to amaze me. TIUZYENI TIZIBE CHUCHITIKA NICHINJI. It is preposterous that I watch Aljazeerah in order to be informed of my own election.

  77. hey tell me can the oppsition now unite to form a coolition government or some thing …what could be the recourse if noww both SATA and HH decide to unite there votes would this mean they govern the country

  78. #90
    Thanks for the update. Let PF cadres appreciate the fact that when MMD loses in some constituence, it loses with dignity. The opposite is true for PF. This is the strngth of MMD.

    But if by accident Sata wins who are we(MMD) to deny him 3 years in plot one.It is on record that we are democratic and accept defeat when beaten.

    This is a soccer penalty which sata has to save

    EHEE KEEPER(SATA) EHEE KEEPER(SATA) EHEE KEEPER(SATA)

  79. ba 91, try and understand simple maths. we Zambias are above your PF line of thot. Man of action grade 4 to lead a country. Zambia is not a kantemba. we should try and value education as the key to unlock opportunties.

  80. VIVa MMD. Nway next time the opposition must work together otherwise it will always be like this.It good that the boat is sinking.sure to be lead by a police constable grade 4 ? twakana !!! the post mislead sata by giving a fake opinion poll and most of his cadres did not have votes cards.its time to retire ba mudala you were meant never to be president.next time ba PF dont over estimate yourselves. For HH he is still young and he needs to reorganise himself may 2011 he can win. VIVI RB VIVA MMD VIVA PAKOLOKO

  81. it surprises me that 2000 all so votes would take more than 24hrs.giving grade one’s to count would surely take a couple of hours.am disgusted and this should be the end of democracy probably we do it the China way,

  82. #116. Don’t put your head in the Sand. Western province is the most underdeveloped provinces in Zambia. Several years ago, we all watched the TV when Vera Chiluba (then) visited Shang’ombo and we saw images than were medieval; people walking without clothes, they lived on leaves, and grass. We all wept! Shang’ombo had come to haunt Zambia forever. No school, no roads, no clinic, just trees!! There were several places like that. I doubt if things have changed much after that. But, we forget so easily when it suits us. It takes days to traverse between some of the places in Western P. No internet, no faxes (Sata’s faxes). Even bicycles can’t reach some places. That is the truth, No. 116.

  83. Some people here seem to misunderstand the concept of democracy. They say that the rural voters dont know what they are voting for! How patronising and kuzimvela. The rural voters vote for someone who they feel will look after their interests. If you want to win, then convince them that you are the best party. Democracy is one person one vote. After all they are the majority of the country and they are the ones who in reality subsidise us urban dwellers. They are the ones who grow the food we eat. Let us show them a bit of respect. We are all equal under the law.

  84. Georgia Russia retires from politics,coz it hates and pains to see how mmd has ruled this country,all the chaps who voted for mmd are from the worst developed places in zambia,do they our pain here in lsk.eeh cnt imagine having teta,mulongoti,nawakwi,siwulapwa,addressing us.God help us here

  85. 118. The opposition has now been weaken more. Especially if you look at the results HH is getting, overall UPND has performed terribly bad. If you look at the voting pattern, it is very worrying, based on the fact that people are voting after being rewarded with chitenge material, sugar etc. HH and Sata should have come together. But they both want to be presidents at the same time. That makes me wonder if their intentions are legit.

  86. All youor your folks are busy arguing and bashing each other but none of you voted! You are all out of the country. Next time campaign favourite candidate and then go back home and vote. Dont make noise and insult politicians when you were not even ther to campaign and vote. It is a bitter lesson fellas, a bitter lesson

  87. Villagers also vote for their own interests, they look for a candidate with an agricultural policy… Sata had none.

  88. No. 130, if Sata had agreed to technology usage in counting, things would be easier. But if you support Sata, be patient. The man wants to count slowly and manually…and he wants to use the busy fax lines. Just imagine 20 polling stations trying to fax 40 (A4) papers at the same time to Lusaka. Imagine that Zamtel phones lines are clogged during working hours. What you have is a Sata Philosophy. No technology!

    We rejected Levy in 2006. The villagers saved Zambia. See what Levy did? Remember what the bloggers said then? The villagers will save us from SATAN again. Whatsover you do to the least of my brothers that you do unto me. In future respect the villagers.

  89. No 101, i dont understand why you are speaking low of villagers. from your spelling mistakes and reasoning power or the lack of it, I am convinced you are a million steps behind the most illiterate villager. Go back to school

  90. Sata is a poor mathematician. He failed to do his homework about where to get the vote. Lusaka, Copperbelt, Northern and Luapula cann’t alone win him an election. ‘You cann’t teach an old horse new tricks’ appears to be the right adage for Sata. And thank God for this turn of events Zambians would have suffered like they never have known. The Nakawala and Scorpion Thug days would have come back big time! Its’ time to pay your helicopter bills King Kaponya! And please Fukc off the political scene for once and never come back.

  91. Does anyone think Zambia is immune from the anger we so in Kenya. That is the question you should be asking those stealing elections.

  92. I hope the current government is not stealing this from the Zambians?? If so then we are all in a big mess. Abena Chipata twapapata please uphold democracy and the right for the people to choose. 62000 kwisa?? How many people live in Shanghombo?? RB please do not try us we will make sure everything is done right, never will anyone ever take the Zambian people for granted. Go Obama!!!

  93. Once Sata loses, he should be deleted from the political scene. He should also be deleted even from the political recycle bin. Satana. Shetani.

  94. I would rather these so called leaders steal my dollar than my civic rights or my future by imposing their choices on me. My choice is my choice and I have reasons to have made it so. No one has a right to tamper with it. If some one hates Sata, let them vote against him, but don’t take my votes away from my choice. One day the bottom will fall off.

  95. #143 – International observers have said that in general the election was free and fair. We have to grow up in Africa. We cant keep saying that when you lose then the election was rigged. The Kenya example to me highlights just how power hungry people can be to the extent they bring division,hatred and death to their fellow country men for their own egos. Even if Kibaki had rigged the elections, why then go and attack ordinary Kikuyu men and women? Were they the ones carrying out the alleged rigging?

  96. IF YOU LIVED IN THE VILLAGE, YOU WOULD UNDERSTAND THE CHALLENGES THE ECZ MAY BE FACING IN TERMS OF GIVING US THE RESULTS ON TIME.REMEMBER THE STATE OF OUR ROADS.LOGISTCS SUCH AS FAX MACHINES WITHOUT ELECTRICITY. THE TRUTH AS FOR NOW IS TO TRY AND BLAME OUR OPPOSITIONS MASSIVE APPETITE FOR PLOT 1.MR SATA AND HH PLEASE NEXT TIME GIVE CHANCES TO OTHERS ESPECIALLY BWANA SATA, REMEMBER YOUR HEART PROBLEMS AND YOUR UNDEMOCRATIC PARTY.HLOD ELECTIONS WITHIN PF AND FIND A NEW LEADER WHO WIL BE WILIING TO WORK WITH OTHERS ONLY MAYBE THINGS WIL BE BETTER. ANYWAY RB WE WIL BE WATCHING YOU REMEMBER ITS ONLY TWO YEARS AWAY.IT FLIES ESPECIALLY ON THAT PLATFORM OOOO.. ITS LIKE ADAY.LONDON,WASHINGTON,….

  97. Well, to me, a person who rejects the votes even before voting starts, he is phony. Mr Sata is a grade 4 joke! He thinks he will dribble all of us. No way, Sir. I wrote here about a week ago. I said PF will lose in the rural areas because those people didn’t appreciate a campaign based on Lower taxes. Why? They have no jobs!!! That was a silly strategy. It worked in the copperbelt with miners who wanted Xmas bonus with low tax. Very short-sighted people, indeed. The villagers didn’t buy this view. This was not a man of action they wanted. RB reduced fertilizer by over 200%. That was a man of action for the peasants and farmers. He is a true revolutionary. Grow more food!!!

  98. Chembe – Milenge
    MMD 11337
    PF 1915
    UPND 1480
    HP 113

    Total 14845

    However, total nuber of registered voters are 11814. So more than 25% more votes than registered voters… Why is MMD doing so well in this area?

  99. Joe the Plumber asked me: ‘Can a populist win the Zambian presidency?’
    My answer was: ‘Well, I dont know! Sata almost won it the third time calling’.

  100. RB has won the elections, lets all accept but MMD has never impressed me with all the presidential candidates they’ ve fielded since 1991 to date. Nomba ni soccernet.com chabe. That’s the end i will never vote.

  101. FYI investors do a risk-benefit analysis before coming to places like zed so if PF won they would poof, disappear. the copper prices are almost 50% down. PF’s victory would spell doom for zed.

  102. #131FACT IS POLLING STOPPED AT THE SAME TIME…the logic is polling centers are in centralized areas n its not only with shang’ombo if they have a number of computers in lusaka i am sure they could distribute a few over to all the polling stations SO THEN U R SAYING THAT ECZ WERE DISORGANIZED IN THEIR ARRANGMENT RIGHT??? i understand some delay but 24hrs after the others is too much of a delay awe!

  103. Chi George Town DC uli kwisa? Kutangila tekufika! Walashininkisha lelo na wishful thinking yobe. The leaking boat is sinking slowly. Have you checked how the margin is narrowing? Just wait. You will have a nasty weekend. This is a repeat show of 2006. MMD carries the day, period.

  104. These elections where not rigged. If HH and Sata had made a pact and Sata had made HH represent the pact, we would have seen a different side to this whole election. Just add Sata’s and HH’s votes together, MMD would have had no chance but nooo, ba Sata wanted to rule even after he is old and tired and should retire from politics and let the young HH win.

    Ba Sata even walked out of the meeting. KK was so disappointed that he even endorsed HH. Sata only has himself to blame. He should stop being power hungry.

  105. Why is it that whenever the oppositon are defeated in any election, it is vote rigging?. I think the opposition should come to terms with defeat and accept it. They are so power hungry such that they end up spliting votes. They will never defeat the MMD if they continue doing that- SATA and HH should have teamed up to avoid what we are about to witness in this election. It’s not news to me because i understand it in a simple way… united you stand for victory. The opposite is also true for a divided team.

  106. So you’re saying there are the same delay as it happened last time. This time we will not let them go free. They shall be questioned.

  107. #153 STOP CRITISING SATA: WHAT HE AND HIS TEAM HAVE ACHIEVIED IN THIS ELECTION IS AMAZING: IT SHOWS YOU JUST WHAT A GENIOUS HE IS: HE IS WHAT ZAMBIA NEEDS!

    RB IS NOT UNSTOPPABLE. HE HAS DONE VERY BADLY AND THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR HIM PROBABLY DID SO BECUASE THEY WERE THREATENED BY TETAMASHIMBA; EXCITED WITH REDUCTION OF FERTIlISER PRICE FROM
    K200 000 TO K50 000. FOR OTHERS IT WAS THE DONATION OF SUGAR AND LEALIE-MEAL FOR THEM IN THE EARLY DAYS OF THE CAMPAIGN. WHAT DOES ECZ SY ABOUT THIS?

  108. If the votes were not rigged, what was the delay and how come some guy was found with marked ballots? What was that all about? How come they ordered more votes than required? Smells like some rotten stuff in Zambia. Remember Kenya. Zambia is not immune.

  109. @ 159
    You are the worst pessimist here. MMD has made it to the top again.
    Every vote counts, and MMD knew that. You are the loser. Go on, dont vote next time. We will be back once again. Viva MMD.

  110. 161 ukamba va nzelu maningi. Sata is already discredited for supporting Mugabe. The investors would have run away – especially now they dont have the money to be throwing around due to the credit crunch – manje beve ba sata bakamba 90 days!

  111. If this was a soccer match, I’m sure it would make sense to celebrate. But this is our mother Zambia, there can never be losers and winners. Positive or negative effects will be felt by all of us. RB or Sata cannot take this nation forward without the participation of most of you bloggers. Someone should come up with suggestions. What do you think?

  112. PF supporters your loss is for your own good. things would have been bad with your presido in power. don’t just go for change, analyse issues first. so now lets just pray for copper prices to go up. as for 2011 lets have prof.chirwa and HH having a go at each other.

  113. 169 answer this: What about the cows that HH slaughtered at his rallies in Livingstone and elsewhere? What about the ‘Ester Phiri’ totter packs of spirits that were given to Kaponya’s at Sata’s rallies,? Well atleast RB was promising reduction of fertilisers, a farmers pride, than PF’S distribution of Kachasu!

  114. In Western Province they were voting up to yestarday 16:00 hrs. There also 2 trucks stuck in western province which were carrying material for ECZ but believed to have carried ballot papers.

  115. #116.TRUE LIBERAL & #130. The delay is not due to delayed counting but in the transmission of results.Counting is over at all polling stations but the mode of transmitting results that can’t work well from all the polling staions.Remember there’re over six thousand polling stations country wide.The best PF,HH supporters can do is what we did in MMD- we simply told our agents to send figures by sms/phone calls/fax from the polling stations and within minutes we knew the overall winner!ECZ is can’t do that because they have to follow procedure as stipulated by law.Hey why can’t u Sata & HH supporters be like us?Some of those trucks u’re busy chasing belong 2 sewerage companies so be careful!

  116. wina azalila #140, I understand if u are not exposed to the village lifestyle. I also understand if you are on the blogg to teach english as a second language. What I do not understand is that you do not know up to now that village votes are won based on the campaign aid given to them. Mugabe has played this game for most of his victories, Now you tell me I am speaking low of villagers??? Wake up my friend, its not my fault if you grew up in the village and you develop a complex whenever you hear the word villager…

  117. I will never sell my God given right for the sake of another colonialism. If that is what you imply. When I vote, my vote must be counted despite who the investor picks to work with. My vote is not dependent on what the investor wants but what I want. If the investor don’t like my pick, they have to wait. They don’t have to pick who is going to be my leaders. THAT IS MY CHOICE. If I like their preferred choice, I will go for that one too. But my decision is my decision.

  118. If Sata were in RB’s shoes right now, all we could have been hearing now would be so and so has been killed; so and so has been arrested; so and so political party has been denied a police permit for their rally; the electoral process itself would NEVER EVER have been this transparent under Sata.

    Bottom line, Sata is NOT our Messiah; he is a Dictator (he has never been elected even in his own party); he has lost this election; and thank God this is the last we are seeing of him on the political scene as a candidate. More importantly, this saves us a likelihood of another painful moment of a second presidential by-election within a short time.

  119. for all those who are saying that MMD has rigged, since you have seen rigging please present your evidence to ZP. Let them arrest the culprits.

  120. Rigging, stealing the votes etc etc….is used frequently in African elections for many reasons and most of them self-imposed:

    1. Politicians meet a hundred times to agree on the manner of voting and how polls will be handled. Soon after that meeting, politicians go to the media “they will rig the elections, that is the only way they will win”. It is a mind game and it is irritating.
    2. Infrastructure problems. For some reasons, after voting, Africans expect themselves to be the most efficient people. They want UNITED STATES OR FRANCE standards to set in immediately. But when they met, did they discuss these problems and appreciate them. Signatories to ECZ agreements must be published!

  121. Mbita Chitala and the MMD shud b ashamed of themselves. They are busy boasting of support from rural areas and yet they have bn rejected by the majority of the tax payers. Villagers are earlier to cheat and intimidate. And one wonders why they are delaying the results. I dont think the electronic media shud tak this long. We hav all used computers/ fax/ emails. I hope noone is playing tricks. LET THE WILL OF THE PIPO PREVAIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  122. The truth is Zambia not going anywhere…it has always been like that…a nation of wannabes….from sport, politics to education sad or rather shame!you bustards in in high positions you honestly cant even be fair with each other…its the politics of poverty,by poverty and for poverty!

  123. but i am dissapointed with The post. it sank too low. the only good thing is that the post and RB are not in good books, this will make the post keep RB in check. sometimes a good thing can come out of a misfortune. well thats becoz i know there are people out there who pray for this country – keep it up.

  124. #182 MMD has public funds at their disposal its even shameful to say you were flying pipo to the various places this is why PIPO have no faith in ZAMBIAN politics HENCE LOW VOTER TURNOUT!the majority of zambians dont want the rulling party its a fact the sad thing is that the opposition split the majority votes!!!!!!

  125. #183 Do not think those in the Cities know what they want more than the villagers. The villagers in this case have demonstrated more wisdom than the so-called civilised people

  126. I am concerned about the reaction of Sata supporters if they come out with evidence that there was some manipulation of figures to skew the vote towards RB. Remember, the biggest population of Zambia is in Urban areas, and if one wins (for argument’s sake) 98 polling stations, how come the guys who wins less than 20 wins the popular vote? Remember HH took away some meaning the number of constituencies won by Rb dwindled even more.

  127. The truth is Zambia not going anywhere…it has always been like that…a nation of wannabes….from sport, politics to education sad or rather shame! You bustards in high positions you honestly cant even be fair with each other…its the politics of poverty,by poverty and for poverty. Since when did trees and animals vote in human elections. Give us the addresses of people who cast votes for Banda. How long are Villagers going to be used as scape goats!

  128. now that elections are over lets talk about Masa vs Hamilton tomorrow at the interlagos brazilian grand prix. who will win the f1 championship. forget Teta and company they are already celebrating with champagne and ordering their new cars at GRZ expense. twafwa kwena.

  129. how can both trucks break down at the same time these elections where not free & fair the Zambian people are sick&ta with (MMD)

  130. If MMD or rather RB wins the election, it’s not because MMD are popular.The opposition have handed MMD the results, PF,UNDP,HP collectively have over 60% of the vote!! But because everyone wants to be president/leader in the opposition, MMD will carry on ruling zambia like a one party state. I believe we are as democratic as they come, but until the opposition leaders learn a lesson from these elections & see the need to unite, MMD will have a meal ticket for years to come.

  131. I’m glad SATA may not heard to state house.Zambia needs to move forward thumbs up to voters in rural zambia for once again safeguarding our beloved Zed.HH just resign from politics you have no strategy and this time you have performed badly.

  132. Its time to fight for freedom from election manipulation….let people come out on the street and protest…this behaviour should not be condoned in the name peace .Peace with thieves and dishonest people is a mockery. Where are the freedom fighters on the streets of Lusaka, the copperbelt. there are less than 20000 police and soldiers they cant strunggle the will of the people in every corner of our country. lets fight for what is right and if possible shade blood nothing comes easy.

  133. It is unfortunate that Sata surrounds himself with ‘yes men’ who exhibit such lack of professionalism. These results would have been posted on all polling stations. If PF had had some assigned to relay back these results to PF headquarters, they would also have known where they stood. That is what MMD have done. This habbit of always crying fowl even when there is no evidence is unfair on the hard working men and women of ECZ. The fact that VJ was in Northern Province is not a crime in itself. Zambia is a free country. Grow up!!

  134. 113 out of 150 Costituencies

    PF 603,852 41%
    MMD 553,884 38%
    UPND 276,051 19%
    HP 11,217 1%
    Void 12,440 1%
    Percentage of results verified: 50%

  135. GUYS WHY ARE WE ZAMBIANS ENEMIES OF DEVELOPMENT? CAN’T PEOPLE SEE THROUGH MMD? WHAT IS IT GONNA TAKE FOR PEOPLE TO REALISE THAT ITS TIME FOR THE OPPOSITION TO LEAD ASWELL. GUYS RB IS NOT GOOD FOR THIS COUNTRY RIGHT NOW. BELIEVE IT OR NOT, ZAMBIA WILL BE IN A MORE DEPLORABLE STATE
    IF RB WINS THESE ELECTIONS. I’LL REMIND EVERYONE OF THIS THING AM SAYING. SATA OR HH WOULD HAVE DONE THE TRICK. ASK YOURSELVES WHY IS IT THAT ITS ONLY PEOPLE FROM RURAL AREAS THAT SUPPORT MMD AND THOSE OLD LADIES THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO BUT CHANT MMD SLOGANS?

    GUYS AS YOUNG PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY, LET US NOT BE A PEOPLE THAT WILL BE AGAINST DEVELOPMENT. GUYS DON’T FORGET THOSE SALARY INCREMENTS WILL BE A DONE DEAL

  136. Mr Sata was given a cow in southern province and thats all he got!! You cant eat and have a cake at the same time!!! HA ha ha ha ha ha!! I am sure my laugh is the loudest!!!!!

  137. There was a chap here who kept screaming with “Pabwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaato”. Where’s he? I guess the villages have just saved him from this self-imposed ruler, Sata. I say self-imposed because he has NEVER been elected by his Party. Can somebody tell us when Mr Sata was adopted by his Party?

    RB stood for elections with more than 4 others and he won. He united his colleagues and they moved on. Did he rig the internal elections? No. Sata did. He dribbled his Party and circumvented an internal election. Who is taking us for granted? Of course, it is Satan! Villages don’t low taxes, they have no jobs. They wanted fertiliser. Lets move on, we are all ZAMBIANS!!

  138. Why is it that the Post do not have the results already in 2006 they had the results before the ECZ announced the final ones.Is it because they know that theirs is a lost cause.Time for Plan B Fred,RB is coming for you

  139. @ #204. zedian

    HH is the right person. If people can only see this. HH is the person to move Zambia forward.

    I have already started campaigning for him.

    HH 2011.

    HHHHHH……HHHHHH__________HHHHHHH…..HHHHHHH
    HHHHHH”””HHHHHH__________HHHHHHH””’HHHHHHH
    HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH__________HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
    HHHHHH……HHHHHH__________HHHHHHH…..HHHHHHH
    HHHHHH”””HHHHHH__________HHHHHHH””’HHHHHHH

  140. #208 Thats not good thinking. We don’t need to shade blood over useless elections. What we need next time is to have only two candidates and just do head count at polling stations i.e. where you say those in support of MMD go this side and count them and those for the other party on the other side and count them.

  141. Its time to fight for freedom from election manipulation….let people come out on the street and protest…this behaviour should not be condoned in the name peace .Peace with thieves and dishonest people is a mockery. Where are the freedom fighters on the streets of Lusaka, the copperbelt. there are less than 20000 police and soldiers they cant strunggle the will of the people in every corner of our country. lets fight for what is right and if possible shade blood nothing comes easy.come on!

  142. #207 what voice of reason is that why should HH retire from politics if banda and sata at 71 can grab enuff votes HH has just a little more to learn but why should he retire? so that we can remain with old guys don’t go by a name that doesn’t match wat u type!

  143. BREAKING NEWS!!!!!

    PF & UPND cadres ran after a truck,chasing it behind because they thought it was carrying marked ballots.Apparently the truck had labels ‘ECZ’ written on it.The poor driver obliged so they impounded the truck,and quickly jumped into the back of the truck to inspect the contents.These cadres are now admitted in ICU @ UTH because the truck belonged to the Enviromental Council of Zambia(ECZ) and it was carrying dangerous waste material(including some radioactive material!!!!!!) for disposal to disignated site!

  144. 208. pdx thinktank You are an idot!! And pipo like you need to be uprooted at all costs!! Anyone who has a hint as to who this number 208 is please let us know so we can cut of his throat b4 he spreads his voice of evil in this loving country!!

  145. Sata,s victory is certain,Teta should keep quite and wait for the official results from the ECZ.We are not miopic,we’ve seen what is going on and Sata is heading for plot one,we also have results from polling stations showing us victory but we are waiting for the ECZ to announce.Viva Sata Viva PF
    Pabwatoooooooooooooooooooo!
    Mwamukoloooooooooooooooooo!

  146. No one manipulated results. These election were as transparent as you will find anywhere in Europe and North America. There were three problems for PF. Firstly the turnout on C/Belt and Lusaka was low. Secondly, those large crowds were probably made up of people with no voters cards. Finally, in between elections Sata neglects doing ground work in the rural areas. We need to stop giving the world the impression that we are unable to even organise an election. The truth is we should be proud of how this election has passed off!!

  147. 3217…that a sick passive attitude. Elections are not useless they determine the fate of the nation. Thats why Zambia is not going anywhere. where are the fighters.Its time to fight for freedom from election manipulation….let people come out on the street and protest…this behaviour should not be condoned in the name peace .Peace with thieves and dishonest people is a mockery. Where are the freedom fighters on the streets of Lusaka, the copperbelt. there are less than 20000 police and soldiers they cant strunggle the will of the people in every corner of our country. lets fight for what is right and if possible shade blood nothing comes easy.

  148. There was a chap here who kept screaming with “Pabwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaato”. Where’s he? I guess the villagers have just saved him from this self-imposed ruler, Sata. I say self-imposed because he has NEVER been elected by his Party. Can somebody tell us when Mr Sata was adopted by his Party? That’s illegal.
    RB stood for elections with more than 4 others and he won. He united his colleagues and they moved on. Did he rig the internal elections? No. Sata did.He dribbled his Party and circumvented an internal election. Who is taking us for granted? Of course, it is Satan! Villagers don’t buy low taxes because they got no jobs. They want fertiliser. Lets move on RB and Sata, we’re all ZAMBIANS

  149. Zambians you are like a cup. You cannot say no to anything. Everything is Yes, yes, yes, yes. When are you going to question these people about their actions? Just take a rubber stamp and stamp yes to everything. What development do you talk about in Zambia? I have not seen it yet. You cannot be doing the same things every time and expect a different result. That is insanity. Learn to change. What has RB done in his life that qualifies him to lead Zambia to prosperity? Check his background. Not even his daughter in DC speaks to him, is that leadership?

  150. #225. That’s the spirit. Be positive to the finish. This has been a marathon fight. The biggest winner in this election, regardless of the winning candidate, will be Zambian democracy itself!! Anyone advocating mass action should be put on trial for treason.

  151. sad for the cobra,zedian support whoever wins for the sake of peace.if you have been to wartorn countries u will agree with me

  152. Zambians generally dont like to vote in bye elections perhaps they think these elections dont change anything and that is the aparthy witnessed on thursday. They attend rallies in huge numbers just to listen to jokes and insults by some polititians. since election days are holidays, they drink heavily on the eve of the election so they stay home the following day or for those who dont drink it is time to do other things and spend time with family.

    If you look at previous paeliamentary bye elections, there is wide spread aparthy and the seats are ussualy retained by the party which held it before the seat fell vacant.

    This could have been different if PF and UPND teamed .

  153. #226. I totally agree with you. Each and every Zambian should be proud of how we conducted our elections. I think we are even better than some countries in Europe and North America. We should learn to accept defeat and move on for the country’s future. The opposition is toast- they split their votes! period!

  154. #163. Mysterious – I have been awake since 7:30hrs and as usual during the day I take a low profile to allow others to also update. However, I shall comment on the final session or better still report it if I am be online at the time.

  155. #212 what type of Zambian are you.Do you read between the Lines.Sata WILL,CAN,HAS,NEVER,been good for this country.MMD victory will keep investors in the country of course they may not be the best but its better than nothing.2011 is we we should make a real change if there will be any need but for now sorry PF supporters ni pankoloko chabe.

  156. It seems to be a viable presidential candidate you must be some sort of fossil in a wheelchair.

    anyway vote HH in 2025!!!

  157. Its too early to celebrate victory and not until the last votes are counted and verified then can the winners celebrate.We can only wish peace to this nation to continue prevailing and may the losers accept defeat.One zambia one nation,we are all borhters and sisters.

  158. #226 U would be sick in the head to compare American and European elections to sham elections of Africa, particularly Zambia where untraceable people,and may be who knows even trees and ghosts as well as wild animals in the bush cast their ballots to out number populous cities. if you think Zambian elections are as good and transparent as western elections. I invite to come and observe next Tuesday election out here in a land as vast a continent votes cast over different time zones but annouced in 24 hrs!

  159. 228. You are not a Zambian. I don’t believe you. Zambians never call for blood. Please go back to the DRC or Kenya. We reject your call. Mr Sata was never even elected by his Party, was he? He dribbled everybody. Secondly, his campaign of “low taxes, more money in the pocket”, what’s that to the poor villagers. What’s that? You couldn’t sell the message to the villagers. Go hang! In 2006, Sata lost and called for protests. In 2008, all Zambians were busy crying for the best President they ever had. Please leave the choice to the people.You will be better off without Sata. Get a decent job and pay your debts. Too bad, Sata will not help you.Please keep your cool. Remember Levy and riots in 06

  160. Kwena abena mushi, you shouldn’t be coming to town ati “fertiliser”. You should get all your help and fertiliser from RB. Kwena muli fikopo. Voting nyama soya with all his open corrupt ways? Unbelievable.

  161. hamilton it is indeed. i hope the engine does not fail him this time around. masa is good but hamilton is better and has a better car hope the team does not fail him and Heki can come through to help him and the team this time around. not that he cant do it alone. i hope he also changed the engine as Masa will have a new engine. lets wait and see. cheers #202 and #211.

  162. blogging on a zambian election has never been this good. this has been a good warm up for 2011. God willing – i will be there doing some massive constructive blogging. by then i hope more people will particpate

  163. Unlike people without foresight!! There are pipo out here in Zambia who are making it with or without government help!! Lazy Zambians who wait for handouts are the ones crying for Sata because he promised handouts!! Work hard and get what you work for and not raise your hand for someone to put there!! Even you Mr. Sata siad that “God does not give in the hand, he just nears the whatever it is you want”

    Mr. Sata or not learn to work hard!! Be productive and use you head, hands or whatever the good Lord has given you.

  164. #226 you and your buddies are sickening, you see to think the trash system in Zambia is the best in the world. That is sick

  165. #219, you’re advocating for people to go on to the streets and shade blood for freedom. You take the next flight home so you can shade blood!!

  166. Unfortunately none of the candidates was suitable presidential material. It was a choice between a corrupt old man, a crazy old man and a self serving young man with a lot of questions to answer. This is where 50%+1 would have come in handy.

  167. #241. I thinks the elections in America are worse than ours. Look at how Bush won in 2000- very dubious. This year, we have seen issues of voter purging in some states, AFCORN and swapping of votes by voting machines. It’s worse than Zambia considering that they have had democracy for so many years. Correct me if am wrong!

  168. Zedian No. 204, we cannot have HH for 2011 as he has shown extremely bad judgment by contesting these elections. His judgment was as glaringly wrong as John McCain’s picking of Sarah Palin as his VP. Nawakwi, Tiliyenji and Saki showed much wiser judgment and maturity than HH. HH is a true under five.

  169. 243. chewe

    LOL

    What a waste of cash by the General.

    Surely getting total national votes below the total national rejected votes!!! Shame.

  170. Pipo don’t worry about this #228.pdx thinktank.I don’t think we have many faggots in zambia who think like him so his plans of shedding blood will probably only succeed within his family because what he doesn’t realise is that while he voted for PF, his mother voted for RB while his father voted for HP.Meanwhile his own wife voted for HH and his children didn’t vote at all so his mission of blood shed will 1st start in his own house and thank God they will slaughter each other within the house and therefore the blood shedding won’t spread anywhere else!PEACE TO ALL!

  171. Sick and tired of “more of the same”, even here in Zed!! So disheartening…when will we ever learn? Better to use a boxing ring, or better still, “le Duel”!!!

  172. 241.pdx thinktank You are trully an ass!! If you are in American!! then you must know about the last election there which had delayed annouccing the results for close to 3 days!!

  173. Why do they even agree to hold elections in the first place, if they don’t respect the people’s vote? Might aswell declare the country a one party sate and stay in power forever! Na UNIP yawamako mwe, at least KK conceded defeat.

  174. #231 Chitapankwa
    Thanx man,am supporting Sata’s PF till the end.
    No Sata-insufficient money in our pocket
    No Sata-high taxes
    No Sata-more casualisation
    No Sata-no jobs
    No Sata-more jobs for foreigners which zambians can do etc.
    Viva Sata Viva PF Pabwatoooooooooooooooooo!

  175. PF 623,230 42%
    MMD 560,609 38%
    UPND 277,126 19%
    HP 11,007 1%
    Void 15,384 1%
    Percentage of results verified: 71%

  176. Paaaaaaabwaaaaatoooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

    PF for life………….!!!!!

    Lets go Sata, Lets go!

    It Aint Over Till GOD says so!!!!!

  177. 115 out of 150 Constituencies

    PF 623,230 42%
    MMD 560,609 38%
    UPND 277,126 19%
    HP 11,007 1%
    Void 15,384 1%

    Percentage of results verified: 72%

  178. It seems some of you don’t know the difference between an ELECTION and a SELECTION. Any rigged election turns into a selection and will never bring any pride to anyone. Even the so called winner if he is really human or has values. So, until I hear that there was no manipulation or they tell me were that Munali guy got those marked ballots, I will forever not respect RB in office. I will momentary shelve my citizenship and respect for anything Zambian. I cannot put my values together with those that steal people’s rights, their futures and futures of the innocent women and children for sake of Teta and new Pajeros.

  179. #241 I think you’ve lived in the US for so long that you do not really know what has been going on in Zambia. I agree, no elections are perfect. But you have no proof of trees and ghosts voting in in Zambia. Unless and until you have proof, stop running down our country. In the US, black people have been routines denied the vote in some southern states. Even in 2004 a lot of black people in Florida were disenfranchised. However, Americans decided that they should just move on.

  180. Some of you guys on LT are just arm chair critics. I you wanted PF or HH to win why did you not do some voluntary civic education in the rural areas. You have relatives there. What the elections show is the disparity when it comes to elections. You guys in the big cities know what the government is upto but not our dear brothers in the rural areas.
    I disagree with guys who want to look down on our brothers and sister in these places. If any opposition wants to win elections, they have to go into these places and sell their ideas. Not just courting the city citizens. By the way, MMD had already started campaigning when they ‘globe-trotted’ the body of Levy.
    I wish Zambia well in all.

  181. There was a chap here who kept screaming with “Pabwaaaaaaaaaato”. Where’s he? Can somebody tell us when Mr Sata was adopted by his Party for Presidency? he acted illegally? Isn’t there a law that forbids such unmandated candidates.
    Who is trying to take us for granted or hold us against the wall?Villagers didn’t buy low taxes after all,I agree. They wanted fertiliser to grow enough food to feed themselves. They don’t want handouts.Period. Lets move on, we are all ZAMBIANS without Sata. By the way, how was he going to “fund low taxes and more money in the pocket” with low copper prices? He wanted to grab ZCCM/parastatals and distribute wealth? Throw the bathwater together with the baby.

  182. #272 115/150
    Totals (115/150 Constituencies)

    PF 623,190 42%
    MMD 560,609 38%
    UPND 277,126 19%
    HP 11,017 1%
    Void 16,157 1%

  183. #278 what is your problem. We know u have been sent where u are by MMD or you are part of the family tree. Remember the race is not yet over. You will find yourself in Kalingalinga once sata wins.

  184. Ladies and Gentlemen HH is not a leader and he will never lead Zambia kindly tell him to go back to his job.If Mr.Sata loose because HH refused to team up with PF this election was given to MMD because of narrow minded leaders like HH, HH is a regional leader period.

  185. #269. Please keep your Zambian citizenship. I will keep mine too. The story of the guy in Munali with pre-marked ballots is not clear. They could even be fake documents from Sata himself and the opposition who want to tarnish the electoral system in Zambia. My brother, the heart of mann is desparately wicked.
    I wonder why I defend Zambia with so much bad things going on. But I guess I am wired to love Zambia.I was born and raised in Zambia. Everything in me is Zambian. I will defend the country under Sata or under RB. I would rather ague with facts. I will never let emotions prevail when it comes to my ONLY country on earth. That is the only country I can run to.Yes, we must investigate.

  186. bayati

    HP 25

    UPND 97

    MMD 1864

    PF 6852

    sembe

    HP 6

    UPND 51

    PF 1902

    MMD 2217

    mansa central

    HP 40

    UPND 233

    MMD 4021

    PF 11815

  187. chipili

    HP 9

    UPND 37

    MMD 1280

    PF 3703

    chiyenge

    HP 16

    UPND 43

    MMD 3193

    PF 3942

    chimbe ulunga

    HP 9

    UPND 49

    MMD 2633

    PF 3051

  188. If sata is leading and won 93 out 150 seats so far,then surely he should be declared a winner,coz he has past way beyond half,any change of results,that is considered rigging.
    -why still counting upto now,is it a circus????

  189. just as they come, kafulafuta sata 1237 banda 4228: masaiti-sata 1280 banda 8016
    : bahati- pf 6852 mmd 1864
    : chembe- mmd 2217 pf 1902 mansacentral- pf 11815, mmd 4021
    chipili-pf 3703 mmd 1280
    chienge pf 3942 mmd 3190
    : chimbamilonga-pf 3051 mmd2633
    : kaputa-pf 3383 mmd 3281
    : malole- pf 14424 mmd 3400
    : lupososhi-pf 6500 mmd 2661
    : senga hill-mmd 5557 pf 3561
    : kanchibiya pf 8643 mmd 1354
    : luampa mmd 4754 pf 1605
    : mangango- mmd 3571 pf 862
    : lukulu east- mmd 5193. pf 1207

    HELLO, ANY ONE HOME?

  190. Official ECZ result as at 10:30Hrs Zambian time from 122 contituencies of 150

    HP 11,753

    UPND 299,306

    MMD 615,241

    PF 650,605

    Next Official update will be at 15:00Hrs Zambian time.

  191. SATA was yesterday reported to have urged RB to “accept” defeat. Why is he NOT ready to accept his huge losses?

  192. #280. Please. Please. This is a Round-off problem with Excel programs. All the percentages have been rounded up wrongly, that’s why it adds up to 101%. It means 37.6% is 38%. 47.51% is 48% and so on and so on. You might end up with such numbers as 101%. It is not a big deal!

  193. chweeeee chweeeee chweeeeee
    wat happened to all those people at sata(n)’s rally as depicted in the partisan (post)news paper? lol guess balekola ifishimu………

  194. people in luapula were last night looking for one vernon johnson maliko simakulika mwaanga when word went round that he was in the province. they probably wanted his scalp for taxonomy purposes.

  195. Miyanda has lost to void. He should think of something else. PF and UPND should have formed a pact, they shouldn’t blame anybody

  196. Who can give us a breakdown of those remaining 22 Constituencies.
    22 constituencies could account to about 220,000 votes. Sata is in trouble

  197. Here is what Executive issues is saying about HH and they are right on the money;

    Negatives
    • Arrogant
    • Regional leader
    • No experience in statecraft
    • Lacks Charisma

  198. The pond from which Sata was fishing the results has now dried up. We want to see his campaign manager the POST newspaper, we thought they had integrity until recently when the election fever showed us who really the POST and Freddie M’membe are. It is good the Mike Mulongoti is coming back to deal with them nicely. I for one supported HH but it is VIVA RB for now.

  199. Totals (115/150 Constituencies)

    PF 623,625 42%
    MMD 560,663 38%
    UPND 277,143 19%
    HP 11,021 1%
    Void 16,389 1%

  200. The same results are appearing for 122 and 128 constituency on this blog and i think Mis Mumber said 660 somthing for pf some clarify please

  201. Boys stop making false alarm that boy who wrote Kalumba has been beaten in Mansa and hospitalzed must be dealt with if this not true. Remember we monitor your IPs. Discuss the aftermath of voting and help to move the country the ways forward instead of back paddling.

  202. Next president can be HH but he must first attend to the following:
    (1) Remove the Tonga tribal tag: why cant the guy denounce those Tonga tribalists?
    (2) Be a little energetic and fierry: look at Obama, he even participates in sport (basket ball) while campaigning. KK, Sata & Nyama Soya are more energetic than the Tonga Bull; they run around the podium and their voices are loud & clear
    (3) Put up a credible team & start campainging now: visit all rural areas as many times as possible
    (4) Take the bull by the horn; be controversial, attack the return of the evil “brown envelope” as originally engineered by Kafupi
    (5) Come up with real bread and butter issues for ordinary pepole

  203. I salute you no 269. If the Elections have been rigged, i swear on the Holy Bible that may all those who have played a role in deniying my kids a better future and food on the table be punished by God. What does it profit Teta and Vj to steal the little from the poor in the Villages by cheating on them? What do the villagers know? May the tears and complaints of all widows and orphans be on whoever helped to rig these Elections. Trucks got stuck or broke down in Shang’ombo, what nonses is this? My God shall surely hear my cry and wipe my tears away

  204. People do not say he is in more trouble now, at one time the difference was 49000 it has only gone down by 9000. Please do not say it is over until it is over.

  205. Totals (118/150 Constituencies)

    PF 632,281 42%
    MMD 566,793 38%
    UPND 277,280 18%
    HP 11,045 1%
    Void 16,389 1%
    Percentage of results verified: 76%

  206. Totals (119/150 Constituencies)

    PF 635,670 42%
    MMD 570,074 38%
    UPND 277,322 18%
    HP 11,067 1%
    Void 16,389 1%

  207. Totals (121/150 Constituencies)

    PF 645,908 42%
    MMD 578,292 38%
    UPND 277,499 18%
    HP 11,154 1%
    Void 16,389 1%
    Percentage of results verified: 74%

  208. OK if teta new yesterday at 19:00 hrs that MMD had won by 60,000 votes n this was from result obtained from their pipo in the field. How can ECZ be lagging almost 20+ hours to get the same information?

  209. THIS IS WHAT BREEDS APATHY IN ELECTIONS. EVERY VOTE COUNNTS. SO WHY DON’T PEOPLE WAIT UNTIL EVERY, AND I MEAN, EVERY VOTE HAS BEEN COUNTED. ON THURSDAY SATA WAS REPORTED AS SAYING RB SHOULD CONCEDE DEFEAT. NOW THAT WAS BEFORE EVEN A SINGLE VOTE HAD BEEN COUNTED! IF RB HAD SAID THAT, THE OPPOSITION WOULD HAVE CRIED FOUL! SIMILARLY IN THE LAST ELECTION SATA, WELL I NEED NOT REMIND YOU WHEN HE ORDERED SECRETARY TO CABINET TO INVITE MUGABE, BEFORE THE CJ DECLARED THE WINNER. RUMOUR MONGERING. WHY DO SOME PEOPLE WANT TO FEEL IMPORTANT THAT THEY HAVE FIRST HAND INFO EVEN WHEN THAT IS FALSE?

  210. Totals (125/150 Constituencies)

    PF 652,420 42%
    MMD 592,743 38%
    UPND 281,231 18%
    HP 11,317 1%
    Void 16,389 1%
    Percentage of results verified: 72%

  211. NO.228 has surprised me. Your friends are talking about peace and you talk about bloodshed. Shed your family members blood and see if you will like it. Zedians we are one. One wins one loses we move forward No Bloodshed.

  212. give us a good summery of the ECZ’s update gents and ladies,so many figures from all over are just adding to the confusion.plz munkoyo or free market fimo fimo help,will appreciate,regards.NB,VIMA RADIO STREAMS VONSE VILI tatata tatata,yu know what i mean,ie,cannot go thru via coppernet,muvi tv website still has yesterday’s,donnot even mention znbc,yaba even post still showing indivisual polling station’s results making it too hard to get a clear picture.munkoyo sorry to trubo yu but help if yu can,tbc.

  213. #319. It is simple. All the reps at 22-40 polling stations sent SMSs to him with RB and Sata’s votes. He added up and made a conclusion. ECZ would have done the same by getting data through GPS or SMSs. But the law forbids them from doing that. Did I make sense?

  214. Iwe stop lying! 321

    Totals (127/150 Constituencies)

    PF 653,639 42%
    MMD 603,007 38%
    UPND 283,465 18%
    HP 11,428 1%
    Void 16,389

  215. If MMD wins by 30,000 votes definately it’s rigging.There’s no way a ruling party can win by 30,000 margin.It’s true PF has won these elections.
    Viva sata.Those who are insulting PF yesterday u were crying ba mabala.nimuchibefye sana
    viva PF!we are tired of your relatives who can’t perfom
    Sata has won

  216. #297 I SUBMITTED THAT SATA’S RALLIES PHOTOS IN THE POST WERE DIGITALLY MASTERED. I MAINTAIN THAT. YOU CAN EASILY ‘CUT AND PASTE’ ON ANY CROWD TO SHOW POPULARITY.

  217. so MMD is supposed to get 100,000+ votes in the last 22 constituencies when they didn’t even get 100,000 in the 19 constituents firs announced which were from lusaka n C/B mainly and these being the most populous regions in Zambia? even sata just got 127,0000, if u count the numbers that I AM CERTAIN didn’t show up to vote…then these numbers are truly ludicrous!! n TETA failed maths in grade 12 thaswhy he ventured into politics!

  218. hey people…..i waited for the results last night kanshi bachili balependa….ah yachelwa mwe!bendesheko tumune ba president.i might fly back to celebrate with whoever wins.ama elections yapa zed fye…

  219. Of the 22 remaining 2 are in Laupula and rest of the 20 remaining are in Eastern, central and western provinces!! If think we all know what that means!! With a gap of 35,000 between Mr. Sata and RB, One needs not be educated that RB can be Declared winner with resonable confidence!! But lets wait for 15:00hrs

  220. Both ECZ and zambia elections have announced the results of 128 constituencies. But how come the number of votes for Sata is higher as announced by the ECZ? THey are 17000 votes higher? Any explination for that?

  221. Its shocking how these villagers think.How do they vote for people who rarely even take development to their areas.May God save for they Know not wat they are doing. In Future i pray will have more educated Voters. God Bless Zambia and may we continiue to live in peace regardless of who takes the seat.

  222. I think most of the numbers being posted here are not very accurate. Radio phoenix just announced that the margin for PF has gone up to around 45k, fom somewhere in the 30ks.

  223. #311 Chintobentobe.I agree with you 101%..you are spot on and let no one disagree with you.Those are the facts about UPND.HH cannot win any election at the moment.I am very disappionted with his performance especially in NW province where of late he bragged of having massive support.If Katele Kalumba who is alleged to be corrupt stood against HH, the former would carry the day.HH is no where near Anderson MAZOKA.HH needs to clean his house.

  224. See this:

    PF 653,639 42%
    MMD 603,007 38%
    UPND 283,465 18%
    HP 11,428 1%
    Void 16,389 1%

    Totals (127/150 Constituencies)

  225. Its crazy even on this bloge we are getting wildly diiferent results – Pipo pls quote your source e.g. Environment Council, VJ’s notebook or Katele’s laptop. Someone give us official figures!!

  226. I am not trying to be tribal here but northerm has only 2 not counted eastern also has 2 what tribe or whose stronghold is wersten???? or what tribes come from there

  227. Zambia anyone with a gun to help us shoot VJ. The guy is evil and he is a serious enermy to democracy. No more voting pa zed pantu muletukalifyafye imitima bakabolala imwe.

  228. Very clear that MMD is rigging the election using villgers.Noooooooooooooo way a country can be run by crooks.
    why do they take long time to send results from strong holds of MMD especially western,N/western.

  229. RB will win and give positions as rewards to chitala and VJ. He will stop court proceedings against chiluba and Kaka. There will be mass corruption in goverment.

    This one is a closed case. All eyes on Obama now. . . .

  230. Ok am now nervous as MMD. Time to get the calculator. As it stands now with 23 const left. SATA need to score 0 from the remaining constituencies and we need to score 112, 632 to win by the margin my bosses are saying. Am getting nervous fellow blues with data shiniko chimwela

  231. MMD has mastered the art of rigging, as long as there are people like VJ and Chitala, MMD will be in power regardless of what the oppostion does. In all the elections MMD is always behind and they just start catching up and win. I wonder why its always like that. Anyway when they see they are losing, they start using extra ballot papers. Even ghosts vote for MMD on extra ballot papers. Its a pity they are hiding in the name of rural areas. MMD is becoming like UNIP nowonder they adopted a UNIP patriot. Get ready to go backwards to UNIP style of governance.

  232. The election has not been rigged. The problem here is regional voting which everyone of us here is part of. Western Province and North-Western have decided for us who becames President because they dont have their own to support so they feel a change of government will not give their own a chance in the next 10 years.

    The answer to this problem is haveing a constitution that will promote Federal system of government. Thats why the solution to our problem will be addressed by CITIZENSHIP DEVELOPMENT PARTY which PUTS PEOPLE FIRST.

  233. Sata was supposed to be leading by more than 200,000 votes at this stage if he was going to have a chance.
    Sata only have at least 20,000 sure votes out there.. while Banda have almost 150,000 leaning towards him. That puts RB wining with about 30,000 to 45,000 Votes. HH will end up with almost 320,000. Predicted final results
    RB: 39 %, Sata 36% HH 22% Miyanda+Void 2%

  234. Kwena VJ should be deported from Zambia. He the ultimate enemy of the people. I knew this thing was wrapped for MMD the day I heard him endorse RB.

  235. When PF was winning it was ok,now MMD & UPND are gaining it’s not ok,imwe ba PF,you think the whole Zambia is PF eh.PF thru Sata,an experienced rigger ensured MMD were properly checked so there was no rigging,just accept that ubwato bule bunda.

  236. GUYS DO YOU ALL KNOW WHAT RB IS DOING RIGHT NOW? SLEEPIIIINNNNNGGGGGG!!!!. NOW TELL ME, IS THAT A PERSON Y’ALL WANT FOR PRESIDENT? AS LONG AS ITS NOT RB IN GOVERNMENT AM OK WITH IT. PEOPLE THINK WITH YOUR HEADS, UNZA WILL CONTINUE WITH THE CLOSURES. WHO SAYS INVESTORS WILL RUN AWAY IF PF, UPND OR HP WINS THESE ELECTIONS. PEOPLE
    DO YOU STILL WANT FUEL, MEALIE MEAL & THESE OTHER COMMODITIES TO CONTINUE GOING UP? LET US WAKE UP!!!!!

  237. Ha Ha Ha, so funny. Its a pity politics in Zambia are like a 19th century Chinese movie were the starring is beaten at the beginning but we all know to well who is going to win. Its better we stop this voting nonsense and concentrate on issues of national development. All the money being wasted must be channeld to developmental issues. What more can we ask for if the process is so predictable????

  238. #357
    Sata does not need to score 0 just big differences where rb and HH are gaining that will be bad for him as it reduces percentage difference and the number difference becomes smaller with each count on average 4000 per constituency of the 22 remainig

  239. iwe chi Easy #310, eimwe muchita hack ama computer yabantu. twalakusosela ku serious organised crime agency bakesekusokota ku germany ukokwine waba.

  240. In as much as I do not want MMD to win (note I really feel RB is just a figure head) I cant imagine King Cobra representing us at a G8 summit – not that Zed gets invited anyway. But I blame HH for this, this is the problem with political upstarts – they do not know when to go for it and when to support. Anyway now HH should get the message as for Miyanda he needs to consult with void.

  241. belusconi babe do you remember that year there was a g8 meeting in scotland and levy said he was invited? kanshi he was invited by a fringe organisation and only ended up in london. i don’t know what sort of cretins advise our prezzas on international relations.

  242. The good thing about these elections is that, Fred Mmembe and the post has now been exposed.
    It is show time now at the Appollo. Let us see what motivates Mmembe to encite hatred against fellow Zambians in support of his candidate.

  243. # 360 just confirms what i said at # 328…”MMD WILL WIN BY 3%”
    There is a strong rumuor in ZED that MMD has won by that margin.

  244. TRIANGULATION OF D.CHITALA’S PREDCTION

    22 CONSTITUENCIES REMAINING
    20 MMD STRONGHOLD 2 PF

    IF ON AVERANGE RB IS AHEAD OF SATA BY 5000 PER CONSTITUENCE AND THE OPPOSITE TRUE FOR PF IN THEIR 2 CONSTITUE

    MMD 20 x 5000 = 100,000
    LESS PF STRONGHOLDS 2X5000= (10,000)
    LESS PF LEAD CURRENTLY = (35,000)
    FINAL=MMD LEADING = 55,000

    D.CHITALA IS USING SIMPLE MATHS

  245. wining less than 50,000 is rigging.
    We need to fight until the crooks nevers,chiluba,nawakwi are not back.We are tired of this Vj boy rigging elections.No way!!

  246. With the remaining 22 constituencies, MMD will get on average 3000 votes per constituency giving them a total of 66000. So what we are saying is that PF only needs 37000 votes which will be on average 1600 per constituency. Nomba is it feasible???

  247. I made a bet with a colleague yesterday that MMD will win, but the bet was small, I wish I said that I lay his girl. Surely, MMD is winning!!!

  248. #379, it is not a rumour that MMD has won this election. It is a fact yet to be announced so that it is official. The ruling MMD has won the election, what with places like Chibombo in Central Province having over 30,000 votes which will, when announced later, have most of them going to MMD. PF, I hope you will humble yourselves now and realise that Zambia is much more of a whole than the narrow, petty interests you always want to pronmote based on certain superioirty complexes. Lesa nimalyotola bane!!!!!!!!!!!! Welcome RB as 4th Presido, Sata and yo bwato, keep sailing ashore…..

  249. BANE VOTE COUNTING STARTED AT THE SAME TIME JUST WHY ARE LOZI’S TAKING THEIR WON TIME TO FINISH COUNTING. AWE KWENA KUBATUKA ABA BANTU.

  250. #363 I have nothing against pipo voting with what they are comfortable with. but there is really something psychologically wrong with those who voted for Miyanda in this by election.

  251. Those claiming rigged elections should provide evidence otherwise, it’s careless statements like these that make our young democracy a joke to outsiders and in turn affect our economy. Any economist will tell you that markets do not like speculation or uncertainty. So unless you want to want to see the kwacha nose dive even further, carry on with your careless statements.

  252. RIGGING IS WHEN VOTES OF MORE THAN 30000 ARE COUNTED IN TIME PRESUMABLY 24HRS AND THEN VOTES OF 9000 ARE COUNTED AFTER 48HRS

  253. Let us be patient. It took a while for the titanic to be completely submerged in water but in the end, it did sink.
    Rupiah for Presidooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  254. #382 mwine M: unfortunately for you and good for the country, Sata is incapable of scoring those averages in the remaing constituencies. FYI Sata lost in chembe, Isoka, Mpulungu, Nakonde .
    In western province, his average are below 500 votes per constituency. in north Western he averages 300 votes per constituency..In eastern he is almost at 600 votes..for central he will average aroung 400 votes..
    Add those..sata wont score more than 20,000 votes( including 10 votes from Luapual 2 constituencies).
    On the other side, Rupiah will weigh in with over 120,000. That is enough to sweep out Sata lead and cruise home to vistory

  255. the mmd must win for the stability of the country and donor confidence but they must not bring in rejects to spoil what learned people voted for. TM

  256. These glorified party cadres are afraid they will be losing their jobs if MMD loses and this is desperation speaking. I would like Sata to win just to see the expression on Tetamashimbas face !

  257. General Miyanda

    On ZNBC 40 minutes ago he congratulated those who have beaten him. He condemed those crying fowl without evidence. He is appealing for calm from losers. He was boasting as former army officer but the only one with message of peace during campaigns. He says that now he knows that he has people on the ground-11 thousand so far who has voted for him. He will use them to convince others in 2011 he says.

  258. Sata’s supporter must start to adjust because the way things are MMD might carry the day and they need to understand that being in front when a race starts does not mean winning the race. We need a peaceful Zambia whatever the outcome of the results

  259. Breaking News!!!

    Ubwato, full of Kaponiya’s has shunk!! Shame is no one is rushing to their aid!! Not even the international communitiy is saying anything for them!! In fact they have already declared the election free and fair

  260. 2008 is almost gone so MMD isn’t gonna be there for long. Sata MUST groom a successor & go for polls b4 2011. HH shud give wealth to the poor & follow Jesus!

  261. I think now I know why zambiaelections.org is not quickly releasing the results. Afraid of eventually contradicting the offical results? Where is democracy. Guys show us. How can we still be waiting all this long to get the raw data? I wish these guys had a forum like LT. Give us data. So that we start preparing ourselves for the new task ahead, rebuilding Zambia, and put donor confidence back in our kwacha. Data data…………………………….

  262. ITS GOD GIVEN.CAN GOD GIVE A SNAKE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE WATCH?THE REMAINING CONSTITUENCIES ARE DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS: 6-N.W, 7-W, 6-CENTRAL, 1-S/P, 2-LUAPULA.

  263. #362, the right question is not what is wrong with western and north western provinces. It is, what is wrong with PF and its campiagn strategies? And the asnwer to the second question is what will inform you why PF has, once again (ooops!), lost a national election. The answer is, PF thinks it can ignore the rest of Zambia and treat citizens in Western, North Western, Southern and some partsof Central Province as after thoughts in the political dynamics of this country. Basic intelligence which these rural dwellers possess has proved that every Zambian counts. PF thinks the only Zambian that counts is the Kabova, Lusaka and CB residents. So, don’t blame North Western and Western Province.

  264. 60,000 votes difference between Sata and RB with 22 constituencies to go? Wina azalila by the end of the day !

  265. #387 YOU ARE SENSELESS. I PERSONALY VOTED FOR MIYANDA ON PRINCIPLE BECAUSE HE IS THE ONLY MAN WHO IS MORALLY RIGHT FOR THE TOP JOB BUT YOU PIPO FOLLOW CLOUDS. THE FACT THAT MIYANDA HAS NOT PERFOMED WELL DOESNT CHANGE HIS INTEGRITY COME 2011 MIYANDA WILL BE IN STATE HOUSE

  266. if the MMD wins then i really wonder what the point of voting is. it cannot be coincidence that during three national elections they are beaten until the very last constituencies..and whats even more unacceptable is that its not in the same areas..but there is always a delay and thats when they win..it doesnt take analysis or deep thought, these cats have hooked themselves uo again, defeating democracy..what a waste of money and time

  267. It is only over when all the counts are in. PF still in with a loud shout. Rigging is not there as yet but the Chitala’s and Tetemashimba’s of this world are psychologically preparing you mentally so that if they rig the last 22 constituencies, you will agree with folded arms. In any case they must assume 100% counts for MMD and 0 for PF – impossible. PF is currently leading by about 45,000 and thus will require a massive 100,000 votes to surpass PF and win by the margin MMD is now predicting. Mmm! not far fetched but a tall order.

  268. 403..you are CHEAP and your analysis is empty without content or substance. So we still have tribal baboons like you?

  269. By the way people of Zambia, swearing-in ceremony for RB is tomorrow. It is solid data this am giving you. I can hear Zambia Air Force jets flying over my roof rehearsing the ceremony. I assume RB as commander-in-chief has ordered the air commander to set things in motion. There are lessons to be learnt here. If PF can’t win this election with Sata at the helm, when will it? 2011? We wait again. Learn to be humble, there is a God in heaven. No matter how Sata disguises his true nature, he will NEVER be president of Zambia if God does not permit it. Pabwato can do everything possible, but God will have a final say regarding Sata as head of state. Am just thankful to God that Sata has failed

  270. #343 went to have a bath. am now back i think it will be the other war round. masa is under pressure and looks tired. if hamilton is not too aggresive he will be just fine that is if he will be P2 or P3. however, if beyond that he will try to be aggresive and possibly crush out same goes for masa. remenber he has raikinin and alonso supporting him but this is F1 anything can go.

  271. I DONT LIKE MMD AND I DONT LIKE SATA BUT LET GOD CHOOSE OF COURSE NOT RIGHT BUT WHO HAS SOME COMPONETS OF BEING RIGHT SINCE ZAMBIANS HAVE REFUSED THE ONLY GOOD LEADER MIYANDA

  272. PF 663,293 41%
    MMD 608,469 38%
    UPND 297,301 19%
    HP 11,659 1%
    Void 17,732 1%
    Percentage of results verified: 78%. 129 of 150 constituencies

  273. What ECZ is merely doing is announcing the loser first and the winner last..like in all major competitions, that’s why they are counting PF strongholds first and then then ultimate winning constituencies for MMD will come last.. Tomorrow RB will be sworn in and police will be all over town..

  274. “evil prevails where good people fail to act”.Lets look within ourselves for blame.How many elligible voters actually voted pr bothered to register? The politicians didnt steal the elections.So-called educated Zambians handed it to MMD by not performing their civic duty.Our freedom fighters that fought and died for our right to vote are turning in their grave.And we blame those in rural areas when the urban population is more.Be wise prepare for 2011.

  275. It’s not true that PF didn’t campaign in southern,western.N/western and wesern.It looks Zambia is divided at the moment.Those people can’t change even if Pf campaign there more than 3years therefore MMD take advantage of tht by rigging elections from south part of the country.Something must change in Zambia.Let us build One Zambia One Nation.
    Pf won the elections .
    Anyway we wish u good lucky zambians for your ignorance.
    Mind u ignorance is a sin.
    We really need 2 educate more zambians so tht we can’t be ruled by crooks Vj,chiluba,mulogoti(he didn’t pass G12 maths),nawakwi and others

  276. Sata uzi nkala na NZELU

    Levy ana kusiyila will ati “Sata will become president over my dead body” iwe wa misa penauti

    Wankala bwanji na cimutunta koma bantu bakuti uli na Low Blood Pressure?

  277. 423-RUSSIA MOSCOW

    You are wrong. PF, UPND and HP hav no structure in W.Province but MMD has and the MPs campaigned since adoption of RB. PF and UPND came by chopper just for a day