WhatsApp is Down in Zambia: here is how to fix it

Apparently, due to the ongoing elections in Zambia. You’ll probably notice that your access to WhatsApp and Facebook has been affected. Users around the country reported failure to send messages and make video or audio calls using the popular social app.

As speculated earlier in the week, the PF led Zambian Government through ZICTA was having plans to restrict access to the internet during the polls for undisclosed reasons.

How to fix WhatsApp is Down

Currently there is no confirmed WhatsApp outage. So, if your WhatsApp is still down. You can regain access by simply using a VPN service. Which can be manually setup in your phone’s network settings or simply using a free VPN app.

For those who don’t know the technical method, please download a VPN app in your Apps store (iOS) or Google play store for Android users. Then, log into a different location such as USA or any other available country. This will allow you to connect to a site that has been blocked by our internet service providers like MTN, Zamtel and Airtel.

Best Free Android VPN Apps

The following are some of the best free VPN apps available for free on Google Playstore:

  • Thunder VPN
  • Nord VPN
  • Express VPN
  • IP Vanish
  • Proton VPN
  • Tunnel Bear
  • Hola Privacy
  • Cyber Ghost


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