BantuWatch is a joint initiative of civil society and (social) media
representatives in Zambia under leadership of SACCORD. Hivos and SODNET are providing
technical support to the project. BantuWatch is an Ushahidi-based technology platform
that allows citizens and civil society to monitor and report incidences around the
electoral process. It provides a way for citizens and civil society to use phones
or the internet to report on electoral offences such as intimidation, hate speech,
vote buying, polling clerk bias and voting misinformation. Where relevant, reports
are sent to or liaison takes place with electoral or security authorities.