The Zambian government on Friday rejected a U.S. news report claiming that it utilized Chinese media transmission mammoth Huawei Technologies to keep an eye on political adversaries.
A report by the Wall Street Journal asserted the Chinese media transmission firm helped governments in Zambia and Uganda with the innovation to keep an eye on political adversaries.
Uganda’s Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya said the report was false and merited judgment, including that the Zambian government was an administration of laws and proved unable, under any situation, take part in unlawful block attempt of interchanges of its natives.
She noticed that the nation’s media transmission controller, the Zambia Information and Communication Technology (ZICTA), was a legitimate controller whose capacities don’t reach out to illicit acts as asserted by the reports.
“ZICTA works under power of the Zambian constitution, which unequivocally ensures our natives the privilege to security of the individual preservations, information and data,” she said in a discharge.
The legislature will keep on shielding the privilege to protection, she stated, asking people in general to expel such reports.
Prior, in an announcement issued on Thursday, Huawei likewise discredited the U.S. news report asserting that the organization helped the Ugandan government to keep an eye on resistance legislators.
Huawei alluded to the report titled Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents by the Wall Street Journal as unwarranted, with off base charges against its business activities in the east African nation.