Zambia ex-president’s Facebook account shut off

Zambia ex-president

Zambia ex-president’s Facebook account shut off

The Facebook account of Zambia’s previous President Edgar Lungu has actually been shut off.

Zambians on Twitter blame cyberbullying, stating that individuals had actually been making imply discuss his page.

Mr Lungu lost to his competitor Hakainde Hichilemaa, of the United Party for National Development (UPND, in the governmental election previously this month.

The previous president’s Twitter account is still offered with some discuss his spiritual posts buffooning him.

His Twitter account has less fans – around 167,000 compared to more than one million on Facebook.

A youth leader in the brand-new judgment celebration stated it was unfortunate to see that Mr Lungu had actually needed to remove his Facebook page and he prompted individuals not to assault the previous president online.

“Our differences with him were never personal but with the policies he pursued,” UPND’s Joseph Kalimbwe tweeted.

“The public must shift from attacking him online and move with us towards the path of nation-building!”

Zambia ex-president's Facebook account shut off