Monday, June 24, 2024

HH Storms totalling centre, demands suspension of results announcements by ECZ

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Hakainde Hichilema with supporters in the Lusaka Business District
Hakainde Hichilema with supporters in the Lusaka Business District

United party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has stormed the Mulungushi International Conference Centre, the national results center, to demand that the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) suspends the announcements of results on ZNBC TV because the announcements are selective and inaccurate.

According to Mr Hichilema, UPND is leading with 51 per cent of the poll results.

By the time of reporting, Mr Hichilema had just entered into a meeting with ECZ Chairperson Justice Irene Mambilima, while PF officials were also knocking on door demanding to enter.

Earlier this morning, confusion almost erupted as UPND party representatives demanded to know why the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) was not announcing the results.

By 03:40, the ECZ had not made any official announcement regarding the results for the presidential by-election which angered the UPND party representatives.

But ECZ Public Relations Manager Chris Akufuna pleaded with the UPND representatives to remain calm saying the commission was still verifying the results they had received.

UPND officials were riled that majority of results emerging were from the Copperbelt where the party president had resoundingly been rejected. They demanded that the results from Southern Province where Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu was trailing Hakainde Hichilema should also be squeezed through to the public.

Meanwhile, Patriotic Front (PF) President Edgar Lungu is projected to take the heavily contested Lusaka province vote. With the results in the heavily populated constituencies counted, the PF leader Edgar Lungu has a commanding lead.

In Mandevu Constituency Mr Lungu has got 29 244 votes against Mr Hichilema’s 9 844. In Lusaka Central Constituency PF has garnered 15 077 votes compared to UPND’s 9 190. Munali Constituency saw Mr Lungu take 27 296 votes against UPND leader’s 14 366 votes. Kabwata Constituency gave Mr Lungu 19 704 votes compared to 10 069 for Mr Hichilema.

177 COMMENTS

  1. There you go people. Stop relying on the media’s propaganda, PF shall win it seems

    I don’t like Lungu, never have and never will support him. They will win this not because of him, but because of PF.
    They were going to win regardless of who they were going to float because the majority of people who vote are uneducated , nonsensical bunch,
    I give them credit and congratulations.

    The quicker UPND try to dust themselves from this mishap the better. I hope the trends show you are doing better than you did in 2011. In all honest
    You should because you would be the main opposition party.

    To think of Lungu being the president brings a big lump in my throat sadly.

    I need help

    Thanks
    Bb2014

    • A Parallel Voter Tabulation (PVT) done by Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) by 09 hours today on the results of the presidential by-election shows that UPND is leading by more than 150, 000 votes national wide. Sources at TIZ told the Watchdog that Hakainde Hichilema (HH) had more than 900 000 votes while Edgar Lungu had slightly above 700 000 votes. TIZ, like other poll observers and monitors are not allowed publish such compilations until the final results are announced by the ECZ.

      The figures by TIZ tally with statistics circulated earlier by other organisations conducting PVT but did not wish to be mentioned to avoid sanctions from ECZ.

      The figures relased just after midnight showed that Hakainde Hichilema had 893, 411 while Edger C Lungu had 712,343 with Nevers S Mumba…

    • Last time I was here a week ago I said it this haleisa haleisa keeps coming and yet he never reaches. The guy should learn to respect the people he is seeking to vote for him. You cant keep calling everyone who doesnt support you as uncivilised ,kaponyas, thugs etc..

    • @Mushota,

      It’s a shame that people are voting for EL because of PF and not himself. In all fairness HH has been the best presidential candidate. He has transversed the country and shared his message of Hope and Help to the uneducated and the educated. Those with ears heard the message. He has a heart for the poor and they shud acknowldge but of course it’their democratic right to reject help.

      Hope the situation which has arisen is controlled and harmony is restored.

      Viva #peacefulcountry.

    • @Mushota be wise check on Transparance International Web site and see HH’s results country wide and compare to Lungu then tell me what you see.Iam not a cheap guy I told you last week.

    • @Mushota HH won tgis election along time afo. HE IS PROTECTING his votes and there is nothing petulant about him. He is sobber as anyone else.

      UPND is winning with a BIG MARGIN.

    • Go and look at the total analysis of the results you will be very shocked HH has won massive counts in PF strong holds despite losing. PF has totally lost in UPND strongholds with HH increasing the vote even in areas UPND has won in 2011

      The summary is that even in PF strong holds were they have won the win has been reduced significantly by margin without PF doing the same in UPND strong holds. Clearly the MMD vote has gone to UPND

      The final result will be a shocker for PF

    • Pretty I agree, If push comes to shove, I would lean to HH. The trouble is it is not not the best candidate that always win, myself being reminded many a times on my BB award by people on here.

      It is what is it.

      The voter tabulation by TIZ is as accurate as the weather prediction @ Mwale. While I hope it could be true, it seems PF have won by 75% and in lusaka close to 60%. By law of averages, that is in my humble opinion too large a deficit to overcome. Again I would love to be proved wrong.

      You are also leaning towards a Transparency International which is more than probable is being prophesied by the ZWD, a mouthpiece of UPND and HH.

      I wouldn’t trust them as much as you are sir, I am afraid especially when we are told some votes are being faxed

      Thanks
      BB2014

    • HH, i dont trust this man, he could kidnap the madam
      Where is the police to control this man before he causes chaos in the country

    • The reality is that PF is winning but bleeding too many votes… in its strongholds

      The final will be a shocker

    • PVT. has got HH winning. Mushota, with all your educational background, I urge you to have a rationale mind. Africans can be very cruel people. If slavery was instigated by the Africans on white people, I will tell you this for nothing – it would still be going on to this day! Can you imagine a Nigerian stopping? He will be like “bobo, I got plenty more Scottishos -oh ! for half price now!”

    • Mushota, you sound reasonable. Your loathing of EL notwithstanding. I’m however, uncomfortable with your rating those who preferred and voted for El as uneducated, nonsensical bunch. It tells me somethings about you and UPND (allow me assume that you’re UPND supporter) – you’re snobbish! “The poor are stupid and that’s why they’re poor”. It vindicates the voters that they would’ve made a big mistake to vote for HH. The mindset of a good leader is to start from the level of his people; not to patronize them. You’ve patronized our people. And majority of us are those you call uneducated and we provide you with the food on your table from heading cattle and goats, carrying your beers on w/burrows in town to selling cabbages on the street. we the uneducated. Good luck middle class!

    • One Hit Wonder!

      What have they based their analysis on? It is fickle and naive to rely on these polls.

      The FACT is that in both the Copperbelt and Lusaka PF are leading by huge huge margins.

      Where will they crawl those numbers back from?

      Do not mistake me for someone that want PF to win, I cant stand Lungu, but it is difficult to see him losing, see where i coming from darling?

      In a perfect world HH would be the leader of PF. As a man I don’t mind HH, I just think his party is only leaving infancy stage. It should be a lot closer next year, me thinks

      Thanks
      BB2014

    • @p. f. Fyeeke far from it.

      I do not support UPND. I supported the greatest president to ever grace those shores, Michael C Sata.

      Let me qualify, my expression of uneducated, bunch voting for PF. The facts are anyone that votes on the simultitude of tribalism and refusal to listen, I repeat to listen to anything by what the other candidate has to offer or is saying, is uneducated.

      You must agree with me that UPND started campaigning a lot longer than PF and if the projections we are reading are anything to stomach, people would have made up their mind to vote for a PF candidate, inspite, of who was to lead the party.

      Thus the majority not all, of people who are voting for Lungu are merely a mere facade in these elections.

      Thanks
      BB2014

    • Mushota you took the words out of my mouth. Ubuchushi buleta, surely they have decided this kambewa ka rabbit teeth ka Lungu is the one they want let them bake their own cake and eat it.

      Good luck Zambians.

    • Mushota which side are you..anyways you are right,zambians are dull and stupid.. come tomorrow with Lungu in office, they will start calling him names and complaining. we don’t know what we want….

      That country will never move forward.. even god has seen. we are a cursed nation because people are selfish.. we will all start steals a
      thats it

    • ECZ, it had to take an individual to summon you and advise you that announcing results while voting is in progress will influence voters decisions. Then you suspend announcing results

      Come on, this is basic reasoning which you as the election body should be aware of

    • people lets be civil, HH and EL have had meetings with the ECZ. HH wanted to have their flight rights which were cancelled to be restored so that they monitor the polling stations where they are voting today. EL also met the ECZ last night. so lets not use terms like storming its not right

    • @ THE PRINCE

      You are right.

      In this instance, I am sitting on the fence, I support PF but not Lungu. I am sorry I have to confess this but most of my family back home did not even vote for the party we support because we have a farceur (as they say in french) a joker.

      I wish the zambians well, and I hope Lungu proves us wrong, but mingling with RB, Nsanda, and having no vision equates to disaster and this is putting it mildly.

      I will be the first person to accept HH if the vote tabulation is anything to go by, but somewhat, I am not sure it even exists, it is a myth I think.

      The encouraging thing is the momentous giant steps UPND have made towards Statehouse, with a bit of a push in 2016, they might just do it.

      Not this time I doubt

      Thanks
      Bb2014

    • Mushota, it is not only people who are uneducated who are voting in this election. People back in Zambia are smart enough to decide their fate, so insulting them and calling them names will not help you or UPND. The sooner you change your approach with your educated UPND the better, the illiterate will continue making laws for you and ruling you. This mentality of calling Zambians bad names is what is costing UPND, it is high time you calmed down and started reasoning with the grassroots who are the majority voters. HH is not a humble person and in Zambia you need to humble yourself to be accept not boasting about with your education and money like you are king.

    • @The Observer

      You are probably right, I hope HH is reading this and takes on board your advice , I am told he reads the online media and especially ZWD and this online,being part of LT you will not be surprised to hear he reads LT everyday.

      Thanks
      Bb2014

    • Mushota, “uneducated, nonsensical bunch”. You know what, the same people you are insulting are the ones you were, and I believe you will still try to convince for a vote. How do you expect votes from them? You will continue loosing because of your attitude and insolence. Don’t insult the crocodile before you go across the river.

      I like UPND’s articulation of issues. One can easily see that the party can win elections. But its people like you who dent its image and throw away the critical needed votes with your hurt language.

      Stop it!!!

    • HH JUST CONCEAD DEFEAT YOU CANT WIN NATIONAL ELECTIONS WITH THAT EGO OF ARROGANCY IN YOU.KA LUNGU KAKUNAYA,WATEKA NGACIKANDA YAMBWELENGE.

    • True!The majority rules but they may not be right.This is Zambia and we will remain in poverty with poor calibre corrupt leadership.
      For those of you who voted for HH,you did well and your voting will be justified in 8 months.

      Long live HH,Forward Zambia with UPND.

      Sadly bye for now till 2016.

    • It is absolutely stup.id to start announcing election results when the other constituencies haven’t even started voting. It is illogical anywhere especially in Africa to be truthful with these election results going by the relationship of crooks and corrupt elements the PF has been associated with. Yes HH will not win this election but that is the problem Zambians have and hence will continue to suffer and will keep having mediocre Presidents. How on earth can anyone forget so easily the so called 90 days constitution, more money in people’s pockets, etc. farmers not being paid, education in tatters, you can name them. This is naive to say the least. Someone opts not to even attend on the debates, remains minister of defence, justice. What’s wrong with us Zambians kanshi.

    • Ok….Next stop

      HH too much Forward Forward and now you just passed State house….overspeeding badala…not a good thing.

      Preparations are underway at Heroes stadium for the
      inauguration ceremony

      ONE EDGAR….THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE

      I thank you

    • Mushota, I hear you sweetheart! You are doing your best to moderate this election space. The results are not gaining enough traction at the moment and it’s really long in the offing that we had a web based television station in Zambia. This is the advancement we are looking for but I wonder whether we have people in PF that see beyond the end of their noses. Kenya has online TV stations and I was able to watch their election debates and results on their online TV offerings. We are a million years behind our friends and yet we call ourselves the beacons of democracy in Africa. One thing I have noticed though, UPND supporters will be magnamous in defeat shall that be the case and the opposite doesn’t seem true. Keep it up ladies and gentlemen and I thank u for your support thus far.????

    • @SIDO MARK DONT LIE YOU FOLLOWER OF SATAN…

      ALL BLOGGERS GO ON THE TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL FACEBOOK SITE YOU WILL SEE THE FOLLOWING AS AT NOW..

      Here are the statistics from the results of the first 30 Constituencies we posted

      TOTAL VOTES CAST – 485,588

      4R – 1,041
      NAREP – 1,689
      UPND – 168,008
      UNIP – 1,903
      PF – 302,590
      HERITAGE – 1,157
      MMD – 4,206
      FDD – 3,399
      CDP – 645
      GREEN – 376
      FDA – 574

      So as it stands PF IS COMFORTABLY AHEAD…DONT CHEAT THE NATION BA UPND, YOU HAVE BEEN WISHING DEATH AND LYING EVER SINCE THE LATE MAZOKA (A GOOD MAN) PASSED AWAY..THIS HH OF YOURS HAS BROUGHT THE END OF UPND!!!

    • I would like urge HH and all UPND supporters to accept the results and focus on the 2016 elections.

      But what HH should not do is accept any government of national unit madness. He should stay way clear of the PF and any pacts in 2016. Those that want to join UPND should join under his terms.

      HH should not accept any post if offered by Lungu, because there is a ploy to co-opt him in so that PF ‘s failures should also taint him. He should let PF fail on its own without his input.

      NO Mugabe/ MDC arrangements which has completely MDC in Zimbabwe.

      Its good that PF has forced it self to be in power again. We shall see what people will say when Lungu fails to rectify PFs mistakes.

      Let the PF take it so that the people can see clearly what a bunch of f00ls PF is.

    • There are many ropes around for Mushota to hang yourself with.Lungu is a creation of God and whether you like it or not, this guy will be around for a long while and dictate the environment in which you will be hovering.Tough luck Mushota.

    • Hating a person for nothing is what is costing you God’s favour with the candidate of your choice.God does not usually pick the seemingly but usually picks the least expected hence the anguish in your soul against innocent Lungu. Why did the candidate of your choice refuse to work with the annointed party as you have claimed. Arrogance baice yikalamipaya and that is what is killing UPND. You are too full of yourselves.God hates this spirit.You mislead yourselves into believing that physical appearance is what determines who is presidential material and who is not, no it is the content of your character and the spirit of humbleness; that is what matters.Ubufumu ni Lesa eusala.Whether ka Lungu kabipe mumenso yobe kasuma kuli lesa wakako katemwefye.

    • Do not insult people, probably they have the best reasons why they are voting for Lungu. In reality, Do you think you are the most intelligent of all those who have voted for Edgar. The answer is certainly not, you may only be intelligent than some of them. However, to vote we do not use intelligence but wisdom. That is why you see people writing vote wisely and not vote intelligently!

    • How does Pf lose when UPND will only win in three provinces and have not done well even in Central Province? I hear UPND has lost even in Lubasenshi (Patrick Mucheleka is MP), Kasama Central (Fat Albert is MP) and Lunte (Felix Mutati is MP). So, it is now clear that the few endorsements Lungu got are much better than the many HH got. I hear even Nalumango is headed for an embarrassing defeat in Kaputa once voters in the polling station there that vote today go ahead to vote.

  2. The punches are just too much for our baby politician! He wants protection from ECZ who happens to be a referee! OMG, Lungu keep on pounding this insolent chap!

    • Lusaka and CB is not Zambia.Take easy bane.Bola ni 90 minutes.Rigging wont work.ECZ has all the results why are they delaying twalaisandamuna.

  3. These are just first announcements how can he start opposing and wants to bribe the Electral Commision by having closed door meetings. Suppose he wins, the PF is going to come and say he bribed them thats why the results have changed.

    • There is nothing like results changing. Mambilima is not announcing the results that she has received. Everyone else has the same results and she knows that very well. The results announced on ZNBC are for 03.00 hrs. Time now is11.24. Why the time lag?

  4. Mambilima, the difference in the results announced on ZNBC project a clear win for HH because the margins are small. All counting has already been done such that one wonders why you cannot announce what you have. It would be more honourable that way than what you are trying to do!!!!

    • Useless alarmist,were have won,only in 3 provinces namely southern,north west & western can’t take to state house,bunch of losers.

  5. so much for the over confident hh, the crowds at his rallies deceived him. The people have spoken with their vote. Hh is now seeing that numbers in his strongholds will not add up. We now see where the upnd cadres were getting their violent behaviour from

    • Well, those crowds were rented ones! During the UPND Kabwata rally buses were taken round to take people to attend their rally with inducements of K200 per person. People around HH want to cheat him he is popular and winning because they are busy chewing his money.

  6. Dear Zambians, please dont allow an politician to cheat or intimidate you.

    The real and confirmed fact on the ground is that the UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has won the presidency 48.6%.

    This is the fact going by the results pasted on all the Polling Centers across this country.

    HH HAS WON THE PRESIDENCY AND EDGAR C LUNGU SHOULD JUST PREPARE HIMSELF TO CONCIDE DEFEAT TO AVOID BLOODSHED IN THIS BEAUTFUL COUNTRY.

    • Dear Zambians, please dont allow an politician to cheat or intimidate you.

      The real and confirmed fact on the ground is that the UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has won the presidency 48.6%.

      This is the fact going by the results pasted on all the Polling Centers across this country.

      HH HAS WON THE PRESIDENCY AND EDGAR C LUNGU SHOULD JUST PREPARE HIMSELF TO COINCIDE DEFEAT TO AVOID BLOODSHED IN THIS BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY. PLEASE EDGAR LUNGU, YOU MUST EMULATE RUPIAH BANDA WHO CONCIDED DEFEAT TO MICHEAL SATA. YOU WONT LOSE ANYTHING.

    • Its your right to pacify yourself man. Your under 5 HH has lost terribly. Just mourn in a peaceful manner and Zambians will respect you. Fallen is HH-UPND the talkative party.

      Peace and Prosperity to Mother Zambia.

  7. Actually at ZWD & MUVI maTuVi, HH got 82% as far back as 9-01-15. So they have to make their piper feel good. Alepwakulaa lelo icow isleepe!

  8. BABA. IT DOES NOT MATTER WHOSE STRONGHOLD IS ANNOUNCED FIRST. IF YOU HAVE WON, YOU HAVE WON. SOME CENTRES ARE STILL VOTING UP TO NOW. SO DO NOT DECEIVE YOURSELF. PEOPLE ARE JUST MAKING PROJECTIONS ON WHAT HAS BEEN RELEASED SO FAR. TEKE BOLA PANSHI HH.

  9. Desperate people do desperate things. HH is not patient, you cannot force people to vote for you if they do not want you especially where you portray oneself as if you are the most educated in the country and knows it all.This is Zambia a country and not UPND where when you cough everyone boot licks.

  10. Haleisa haleisa he was busy singing at high speed without realising he gone past state house and he finds himself at the woodlands tank.He cant reverse Edgar has gone in already.Stop being insolent and insulting everyone who supports PF as uneducated, fools, uncivilised etc.

  11. PF please don’t steal votes from HH.

    Emmanuel Mamba is now aware that Edgar Lungu has now lost the election. Allow HH to lead this wonderful country.

    The P V T indicates that HH has won the presidency.

    • You have just lost Lusaka; Copperbelt is all but done. It is all over and by 12:30, Edgar Lungu will be preparing a speech to console you UPND supporters by Midnight.

    • Iwe, which PVT, the one conducted by MUVI TV? Remember that he had already won the presidency by 83%

      Bushe nangu tautontonkanya,who can win elections in Zambia single handedly by that margin?

      That is what being power hungry can do. Now it is time for reality!
      Ironically,Nomba ba best candidate finds himself losing by that same margin(more or less) on the CB and Lusaka. Yaba!

  12. It is sealed. The Copperbelt has rejected HH and so has Lusaka. That was the nail in the coffin. It is all but over just as we predicted. This could end up as a landslide. HH’s actions simply indicate to his supporters that he has all but conceded.

    • My friend the winner is HH. he punched holes in so called PF strongholds and it is these votes that have made him win this election! PF right now are looking for Mambilima to help them but lo and behold she is a woman of integrity!

  13. Our baby politician has surely started showing signs of Hypertensive Crisis! Where is Canicius Banda mwebantu to help this chap because this condition is life threatening!

  14. Mwale Surely you may be from another planet, results are announced are coming from polling stations and where is the PVT done and which organisation/s. I live in UK I can see HH causing blood shed and violence. This is the difference between how Sata used to behaviour and handle elections periods. lusaka he has lost, CB the same. Northern , Luapula, Eastern, Muchinga, so how can he win ?
    HH wants to force PF to have accept UPND to be part of governing Zambia which will not help. Going to see Mambilima will not help and this will cause more harm than his plans. iI said earlier two days now that if HH is saying he has won. Will he concede defeat if the results go against him? I said watch the space for what is coming.

    • Very good point you raise there. HH has a minority in Parliament and has support of three provinces, it does not take a rocket scientist to figure out that he never stood a realistic chance!

  15. How many times did MCS storm the Totaling centre in 2011? what is wrong with HH doing the same. We all need to Judge fairly or we condemn ourselves.

    • The difference is that HH has lost. Look, a margin of 150,000 votes in Copperbelt, the PF has repeated its feat. Lusaka has just been concluded and Edgar Lungu maintains a margin of 100,000 votes. It is over.

  16. Unfortunately PF cadres think Lusaka, CB and their bantustan regions of Luapula, Muchinga and Northern are Zambia. We now have the data and we can tell you that Edgar should just prepare to account for the CDF that he stole from Chawaman as HE HH takes over the reigns of power until 2021 effective this weekend! Ba PF we know that most of you do not even know how to calculate and that is why you don’t understand things. There was one post by ECZ which showed that Edgar had 23015 votes while the total cast was showing 23004. Can’t you see this anomaly? and you expect the UPND technocrats to remain mute. Come on guys…be rational.

    • You shall cry and mourn but Zambians will not hear you. Fallen is HH and his cadres. I feel sorry for you cry-babes but you have 2016 which you will lose again.

      Peace and Prosperity to Mother Zambia.

    • But are you retarded??? It is a question of numbers. What you are calling Bantustan regions together with CB and Lusaka will actually act as kingmaker provinces in this election.

      Where else will you get the numbers from? Check the voters register.

  17. Ba Munyunya HH

    It is very unfortunate on yhe level of “rigging” in Zambia. How is it that most of the deferred regions for casting of votes are the UPND strong-holds? Simple. Publish that PF is leading in the elections and convince the other voters not to “waste” their votes on a losing candidate.

    I feel ECZ should not have started announcing the results until ALL polling stations were closed. This is the HIGHEST level of legitimate rigging to sway voting to one “leading” candidate. Even if ECZ bans subsequent disclosure, the damage has already been done.
    This election MUST be cancelled and a new one in the next 90 days. Let Scott continue to rule.

    • HotFM 12hrs – MacDonald Chipenzi has raised an important point about announcing results while others are voting. Says that this disadvantages some candidates and shud not be done.

    • Cry-babes , we know you that you are useless boastful under 5s. You were bragging that your under 5 HH will carry the day but you have been beaten squarely. Please try in 2016 and again you will lose.

      Just mourn in peace and Zambians will respect you.

      Peace and Prosperity to Mother Zambia.

    • But you guys were all over telling the world that your HH had won by 84% using the MUVI TV opinion polls, we told you the majority voters don’t even know what that means.

      By the way, where is MUVI TV results?

  18. the problem with HH in this election is that he is trying to be a copy cut of Sata. his campaign message has been copy cut, now the behavior is also copy cut!!!! the last time Sata did exactly what HH has done was in 2008 when he lost. in 2011 when he won he did not! so HH is loosing going by this behavior!!!!!!

    • I was wondering why the man who wants to be president of the whole nation could behave like that. He needs to be calm and wait for the results. I think he knows that he is losing. Patience pays

    • He is the new Moses. Just like the Moses from the Old Testament who never reached the promised land, the New Moses will not get to state house.

    • Do not worry the all results will be announced eventually. UPND and other stakeholders also have their own PVT. It is the matter of time THE PEOPLE WILL SPEAK! There is no way ECZ will hide any results because all stakeholders have access to raw data and can work out the end results.

      But When the People have Spoken Every Should Accept their Desire. The People will Speak through the Ballot!

    • Your HH team went and demanded from ECZ at 04.30hrs that they start publishing results. Unfortunately, all those that were confirmed and certified were from what you call EL’s stronghold. When HH and team saw they were losing again they went and demanded from ECZ that they stop publishing results until voting ends in polling stations where voting is taking place today. Let us not blame the ECZ. They are doing a good job under difficult circumstances.

  19. Moses Wanomba is just turning out to be a Humiliated Hypocrite. Arrogance by him and his supporters is what has cost him to lose these elections.

  20. UPND should just wait until the last poling station has been announced. Does it mean that they are not going to annunce some areas? Relying of self opiniened sources like ZWD is not safe.

  21. @ Muyala,
    Where can you get the votes, can you bring your figures. EL is far ahead in 7 provices.
    PF pvt centre indicates that we have already won by far a lager magin. Weather some places vote tooday or not.

    • This is what is on the ground, Edgar Lungu is far ahead. The other day, the same HH said that PF has won these elections and today he is crying foul, what is his problem?
      He needs some cleansing this man.

      Viva Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

      Pa bwatooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  22. Proof that this country will take another 1000 years before it develops. Pardon my negativity but I don’t understand why the ECZ always delays to announce the election results. They do this every election cycle and Zambians are indeed peaceful otherwise this country would have been on fire a long time ago. Their behaviour just increases suspicion unnecessarily.

    They have a massive budget to start with to put in an efficient system. And even if every Zambian of the 13 million population voted, this level of incompetence is really unjustified. Besides these are just presidential elections without parliamentary ones, so why does it take more than 24 hrs to announce the winner. I don’t care who won but please announce the d@mn thing already so we can move on.

  23. AND zambia will be dead and buried baba! If humans can hang God’s son, what with fellow mortals? If PF stay on then welcome to the jungle and i’m outa here – bye bye sunshine!

  24. PVT nabanani lusaka,copperbelt,Northern,eastern,luapula nd muchinga he has failed lamentably where is he going to get those results

  25. The problem with UPND is that they don’t accept the reality. Already HH has accused the International monitors and ECZ of rigging.
    ECZ is the official institution for our electoral system and all is there to see that HH has been humiliated by Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

    Ifintu ni Lungu, Plot 1.

  26. This UPND early this morning they demanded that ECZ announces the results…
    This UPND again mid morning demanded that ECZ should stop announcing the results. ?.

    Whats is wrong with this UPND ? ?

    • The announcements were biased, haven’t you understood that? ECZ was just announcing PF strongholds and moreover they are people who are voting today. ECZ shud have known better.

      You are just thinking win, win win!

      Viva #peacefulnation.

    • @Pretty, forgive me, I really don’t want to just pick on you today. But I think the quicker you guys who support UPND grow up and start thinking rationally, the better it will be for your souls and political fortunes of UPND. Really, simply manufacturing all sorts of “juvenile” claims and complaints make people start doubting your SANITY and EDUCATION.

      Please know that (if you don’t already and are just pretending) ECZ cannot just announce results without first receiving the results from constituency centers and verifying them (i.e making sure the results tally up with the voters register.) So, if constituencies in so called UPND strongholds are slow to forward results to ECZ, what do you want EZC to do? Go on a speculative rampage like ZWD and Movi TV? Get a grip sis!

    • LOOSERS AND WINNERS PLEASE BEHAVE. UULEYA KU STATE HOUSE NI UMO FYE. TAKWISHIBE NOKUKWISHIBA TE?NOMBA NINSHI WALACULILA.?

  27. Now about the official announced results, I’m not really competent to comment, but the results thus far are contrary to what we were made to believe during the campaigns. Either something is fishy with these results or HH’s popularity is only on the internet with Diaspora bloggers. I really expected the margin to be a little closer in urban areas like C/B and LSK, with supposedly enlightened voters. However, I wouldn’t be surprised because I never saw any intellectual discussions on these blogs about the issues and their policies.

    I’m also surprised that they have started to announce the results while voting is still going on in some areas. And why was HH ‘de-campaigning’ himself saying ‘Lungu will win these elections’, knowing very well that voting was going on? Shocker!

    • @Maverick, you should read some earlier threads here on LT and you will understand how whole this issue started. UPND demanded early announcements of the results. It is (UPND) observers at MIC who raised a stink accusing ECZ folks why they had delayed commencing the announcement of results. And this is after HH had already complained about his so called strongholds in Western and North Western provinces not receiving ballot papers on time. So they knew that certain places had not voted yet. Yet the same people started harassing ECZ workers at Mulungushi Center to start announcing the results. Now after ECZ started doing what they wanted, they turned around and started complaining about that too. I mean, it is like these people are living on some alien planet. Unbelievable!

  28. I wonder why Mambilima, the lady we were kissing in admiration for professionalism is buckling under thug pressure. PVT results show HH is winner!

    • For the Upnd cadres, there are 2 PVTs going on. One(lead by a Tonga) has declared HH winner the other has declared Lungu by a wide margin. I cant rely on these because only Justice Mambilima will give us the official result. Warning to Upnd please dont think you are more powerful than the rest of Zambians- no violence please

  29. Shame UPND you have lost again it seems, not that i like Lungu but seriously as long as UPND continues with HH i don’t see them winning anytime soon,HH is Tonga and the reality is Zambians will never accept a Tonga now and the other thing is Mukombwe put the last nail in his coffin.

  30. Evening taking out the constituencies voting Edgar Changwa Ngwira Lung has won Put the results on excel sheet and remove the contested still voting areas

    Edgar Lungu has won calculate the count and remove the remaining constituencies and see the numbers

    HH cannot win these elections and 2016

  31. This was really the best chance of HH. If he has failed on this one, it would be very difficult for him to challenge Lungu. I wouldn’t say ‘impossible’, but once E. Lungu controls the govt and has instruments of power at his disposal, it would be really hard to challenge him.

    If this is true he has won, here is just hoping that Lungu doesn’t turn out to be another Sata.

    • ECL himself says he will follow MCS’s vision. So why should you expect him to act differently? He will have no press conferences, will engage in name calling and off-the-cuff comments on matters of national importance, and humiliationg of ministers, etc etc…!

  32. It is well the people have spoken as for trying to intimidate Judge Mambilima haaaaa ask RB you will know what stands the DCJ can adopt when she releases the results those will be the official ones AKM went to the doors of CJ Ngulube’s house at night demanding he be declared the winner it didn’t happen….there is no official winner right know just tally this tally that etc. Northern, Luapula, Southern, Eastern,Northwestern have not yet come in full so lets wait and see…

  33. Remember during their last term MMD had no seats in urban copperbelt and Lusaka. I have two sources of livelihood, I am a miner and I am happy that PF has done the road next to my house in Parklands ( Viva PF). I am also a farmer and I have not been paid by FRA todate ( Abash PF). So there are urban and rural voters, be patient friends.

    • man just own up …HH-UPND has lost period. This is not campaign time to start arguing when the facts are there. Shame on you. Just mourn peacefully man for your HH has lost lamentably.

  34. These HH-UPND people are just a bunch of pompous cadres who think Zambians should vote for them coz HH is their president….my foot. You will always lose coz you rate yourselves too high and yet you are just nothing of nothing. Just lick your wounds as Lungu-PF are celebrating. Fallen is HH-UPND.

    Peace and Prosperity to Mother Zambia.

  35. HONOURABLE JUSTICE MAMBILIMA VERY WELL READ THINKY AND ADMINISTRATIVE CORRECT TO ENSURE TRANSPARENCY AND MONITORY OF RESULTS

    ‘”ATLEAST GIVE AN UPDATE OF RESULTS RESULTS FOR EACH TOTAL CENTRE YOU MAY NOT ANNOUNCE TO KEEP PEOPLE INFORMED AND TO KNOW THE NUMBER AND STATUS OF CENTRES SENT RESULTS CONTINUE WITH THE UPDATES OF RESULTS SENT WITHOUT ANNOUNCING THE ACTUAL”‘

    ANNOUNCE RESULTS RECEIVED FROM WHICH POLLING STATION WITHOUT GIVING FIGURES TO KEEP PEOPLE IN THE KNOW HOW MANY POLLING STATIONS OUTSTANDING EACH DAY DONOT LEAVE A VACUUM GIVE STATUS ON EACH CONSTITUENCY

  36. when does a team lifts a winning cup? Is it b4 or after the whistle for final minute is blown? People have decided the person of their own choice. Whoever takes the day will be the president of all Zambians, so let us not differ among ourselves while the contenders are quiet waiting for the whistle ok?

  37. If it is true that Chintombwa is leading, why is he stopping ECZ from continuing to announce the results? Just thinking.

  38. Here are the statistics from the results of the first 30 Constituencies we posted

    TOTAL VOTES CAST – 485,588

    4R – 1,041
    NAREP – 1,689
    UPND – 168,008
    UNIP – 1,903
    PF – 302,590
    HERITAGE – 1,157
    MMD – 4,206
    FDD – 3,399
    CDP – 645
    GREEN – 376
    FDA – 574

    ?#?TIZ_PVT

  39. Please stop these speculations. Its too early to call. The results so far announced from 30 constituencies by TIZ are as follows:

    TOTAL VOTES CAST – 485,588
    4R – 1,041
    PF – 302,590
    UPND – 168,008
    MMD – 4,206
    FDD – 3,399
    UNIP – 1,903
    NAREP – 1,689
    HERITAGE – 1,157
    CDP – 645
    FDA – 574
    GREEN – 376

    Note that the majority of these results are from the PF strongholds CB, LSK, North/Muchinga and Eastern provinces whilst most of the UPND strongholds are yet to be announced. So lets wait and see what the final tally will look like tomorrow.

    • @ peter

      continue dreaming my friend ,believing a pvt lead by another Tonga??my foot. the people of Zambia have spoken .they dont want HH just accept the situation.

    • Are you aware that 30 constituencies is about 20% of the total number? This means that PF still a lot of constituencies in it’s strongholds whose results are yet to be announced. The gap is likely to widen as more results from PF strongholds start coming in.

  40. While for the interest of peace we concede defeat, we must state that Zambians are the dullest of earthlings we have sver seen. They think by way of tribe.

  41. Is it, ”Patience should be a virtue” or ”Patience must be a virtue”? Some people what happened to patience; lets just humbly wait and get in all the results and there after announce the winner!

  42. Congratulation to his Excellence HH for scooping 2015 elections and a big thanks to the progressive Zambians for the vote.

    • No wonder you are jokers HH-UPND. You have lost and yet you praise HH for losing? yaba you guys are so mad. And you think Zambians can vote for you with all that folly in your heads? Shame on you.

  43. HH cant win.in its bedroom Livingstone he got 19 123 while PF got 8 535.HH wont get another 19 000 from any constituency while PF is getting 29 000, 28,000 etc!so no matter what PF is winning!!

  44. Can I please remind you what used to happen in the previous elections. What kept MMD in power were votes from rural areas and not urban areas. MMD lost in all urban areas including some constituencies in Northern. When they started announcing rural areas the gab started closing up and eventually caught with the numbers and emerged winners. So lets wait and see anything can happen.

    • Naimwe be analytical. Which votes from Western or North-Western? In each constituency there are not more than 10000 votes but remember that 45% of that voted. Just start licking your wounds as your HH-UPND have lost this election.

  45. A quick analysis of the results verified and posted by TIZ one hour ago:

    Total no of constituencies = 30
    Constituencies taken by PF = 25
    ” ” ” UPND = 5
    Lusaka constituencies = 4 (meaning more remaining)
    Copperbelt constituencies = 11 (meaning some more remaining)
    Muchinga = 1 (meaning plenty remaining)
    Southern = 3 (meaning more remaining)
    North-western = 2 (meaning plenty remaining)
    Eastern = 3 (meaning more remaining)
    Central = 3 (meaning more remaining)
    Northern = 3 (meaning more remaining)
    Luapula = 4 (meaning more remaining)
    Western = 0 (meaning non-received)

    From the above the following is the status:

    PF = 302,590 representing 62%
    UPND = 168,008 (representing 35%)

    Now you can make speculations/projections based on…

    • Excellent statement. Based on what I am reading and the reactions from the HH camp; Edgar Lungu’s lead in the Copperbelt is insummountable. Edgar C. Lungu is the 6th President of Zambia. Meanwhile, the PF have began sending out invitation to the inauguration ceremony.

    • USELESS ANALYSIS BASED ON FAKE DATA. YOU THIEVES HAVE TO RULE YOURSELVES IN YOUR LAND THERE. YOU HAVE IMPOSED YOURSELVES ON US FOR SO LONG A TIME NOW. NOW WE WANT TO DIVIDE OUR COUNTRY. LOZIS ARE CORRECT WHEN THEY PLAN FOR A SECESSION. WE SHALL GO TO WAR IF LUNGU IS DECLARED WINNER!

    • @Dollar. DONT MISLEAD YOURSELF. IT IS NOT THE NUMBER OF CONSTITUENCES REMAINING THAT MATTERS, IT IS THE NUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS. BEAR IN MIND THE APATHY ALSO. TAKE NOTE ALSO THAT WESTERN AND NWP HAVE THE LOWEST NUMBERS OF REGISTERED VOTERS. JUST TWO COPPERBELT TOWNS CAN EQUAL THE NUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS IN THE ENTIRE WESTERN PROVINCE.

    • THAT WAS WHEN THEY HAD DONE 30 CONSTITUENCES. 11 MORE CONSTITUENCES HAVE SINCE BEEN TABULATED AND STILL EL IS LEADING BY VERY WIDE MARGIN.

  46. The UPND has lost this election. The numbers pouring in for HH have not at the least impressed him. He has failed to secure key provinces he campaigned vigorously in. Edgar C. Lungu is the 6th President of Zambia. It ends there.
    Mazabuka, Choma, Pemba, Livingstone, Solwezi Central. Copperbelt has sealed the PF win. Lusaka is a cherry on top.

  47. Here are the statistics from the results of the first 30 Constituencies we posted

    TOTAL VOTES CAST – 485,588

    4R – 1,041
    NAREP – 1,689
    UPND – 168,008
    UNIP – 1,903
    PF – 302,590
    HERITAGE – 1,157
    MMD – 4,206
    FDD – 3,399
    CDP – 645
    GREEN – 376
    FDA – 574

  48. You are biased. HH demanded to see the chief Justice but proposed the announcement of results be stopped. Besides it’s his, yours and my right to talk to the ECZ chief if you feel they aren’t doing a good job.
    What kind of journalism do you practice?

  49. What ECZ has done by releasing results when they knew others were yet to vote can be grounds for appeal. What those early results did was advantage PF and so ECZ can be held liable! So brace yourselves Zambians more is yet to come hold on to the wine

  50. Mr finisHHed, those are the tricks of a dying chicken. Just accept that you have lost. Dr Guy Scott, warned you that we will put you to were you belong.

  51. @peter

    Would you kindly napapata sana post those constituencies? I am relying on ECZ website and it’s only have results for 13 constituencies. So far it looks like HH has bagged this election. The results from PF’s strongholds were expected but even then HH has improved in those areas considerably. Lungu is headed for a massive crash.

    • @ Wantanshi just Google Transparency International-Zambia website or their face book page for up to date results as they are verified by the constituency.

  52. If HH claims he has won, then he is unpopular Lusaka, Copperbelt, Luapula, Part of Central Province, Muchinga and Northern Province. Yes where UPND is a stronghold -they voted en mass with the hope that UPND will take Copperbelt and Lusaka. This is not the case HH wont be the 6th Republican President. But consolation is that HH has made very good inroads in terms of numbers. Whatever the outcome, HH will one day rule Zambia and this date is fast approcahing; in my crystal ball I see 2016. Certainly 2016 will be his time HH. Please HH as a God-fearing person, spare us headaches and the tension, you will definitely be in State House come October 2016; if you fail this time. Just be a bit sober (patient and humble), La Commandante.

  53. HH has indeed made progress but you HH supporters where are you getting those false statistics from? TIZ website says Edgar has got 62% of the vote. Why cant you just chill please. Don’t be over zealous for nothing. You are peddling any wishful false frumor that HH is leading which is not factual. I am not saying HH will loose He may win but peddling false rumors is so naive of you. I can see that most people supporting HH has a passion other than just wanting change it seems people want to prove a point as opposed to to changing government. Just after Sata died everyone was talking of what good PF has done including HH himself. Today they are saying Zambia is a failed state.

  54. From my Projection after looking at statistical distribution of results. the following situation likely to occur

    HH 561000

    EL 802 500

  55. Some words are being fulfilled: Remember, somebody said Wina Azalila. This is happening, see the comments people are passing full of sorrow and tears. I feel pity, the tears will dry by the time the final declaration will be made.

  56. ELECTION UPDATE: With results from 52 constituencies counted so far; more than half constituencies in Southern Province added, PF Edgar Lungu is leading with 494,569 while UPND HH has 312,271.

    I thank you

  57. Talk about incompetence… she ‘vomits, then she eats her own vomit’ (metaphor of course). Why did she start announcing the results in the first place? Didn’t she know there were polling stations yet to vote? Oh dear, she is really doubling up over her own mistakes. In football a referee never changes a decision no matter her screwed he got the decision wrong in the first place.

    This organisation is really incompetent and I’m afraid is correct on this one. In fact she’s been correct in her comments today. The BB2014 winner is really maturing and becoming wiser by time, LOL.

    If this woman was smarter they could have tallied the votes and if the gap between the winner and his closest rival was too big, then she would have announced knowing the remaining didn’t matter.

  58. Why do you have to express your ignorance so fast guys….? We all know it was a wrong move for Mambilima and company to start annoucing results when they knew voting was going to take place even today. Looking at the way results were being shown in the morning, it was clear they were only showing for 5 constituencies in which Edgar was leading for the simple idea that those voting today will think E.L has already won and so vote suit but intelligent people saw that and had to educate the commision…. dont utter words just fro the sake of expressing your level of ignorance

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