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We will not shut down phone services during vote counting-ZICTA

General News We will not shut down phone services during vote counting-ZICTA


The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has refuted allegations by the UPND that it will shut down mobile phones services during the counting of votes for the August 11th elections.

ZICTA Spokesperson Ngabo Nankonde said ZICTA has no access to communication networks and has no plans of jamming phone services during the counting of votes.

“It is not possible. We don’t have any access to any communication network as ZICTA so we can’t even do that,” Ms Nankonde said.

UPND Spokesman Charles Kakoma revealed that the opposition party will deploy a vigorous Parallel Voter Tabulation System (PVT) aimed at protecting the votes because it allegedly has information that the PF government

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    • Upnd HH is trying his final chance to be president and also this one he won’t get it no doubt about it. We vote as individuals and nothing can change what has been deposited in the ballot box. If 90 out of 100 people vote for Pf The results comes out exactly like that in full view of all steak holders. It is luck of understanding the electoral process which makes Upnd think like immature old people.

    • ZESCO will shut down power and you will say it was the obvious power outages that every citizen must understand that they are not deliberate.

    • UPND has just lost it! If they have no confidence whatsoever, why not just pull out of the race instead of raising false alarms all the way into the election day…losers…

  1. Thanks for the assurance. even Simon Peter assured Jesus that he would not deny him three times but he did. Now, if Simon Peter did it, why cant ZICTA also did it?

  2. It is zicta and zesco on the ball.
    It’s like zicta is passing it to zesco to load shed some network machines.
    This is also a way of scoring a goal. Let us wait and see.
    Buy a sat phone ? like me and enjoy communication in those dark days.
    But thanks for responding to an accusation ba zicta. We will believe you when time come and proved innocence.

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