Migration of Zambia Online Email Service

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Due to the increasing problem of spam emails being sent out from many Zambia Online email boxes by spammers and scammers, we wish to inform all our esteemed Zambia Online email subscribers that we shall be discontinuing the free email service hosted by Google after nine years and we shall be switching to our own paid email service with effect from Saturday 13th June 2015.

In order for you to maintain your Zambia Online mailbox, you shall be required to pay K120 (One hundred and twenty Kwacha) PER YEAR for your mailbox (about $16 per year). This is to deter scammers and spammers who rely on free email services.

Everyone who makes the payment shall have their existing mailbox with all emails, contacts and calendar items imported into the new system. Due to technical compatibility issues, we cannot import the other Google services such as Google Groups, Google Plus, Google Drive, etc. You need to back up your information from these other Google services.

Kindly make payments as soon as possible to ensure your mailbox is preserved in the new system. Once the paid accounts have been migrated, passwords shall be reset and we shall inform you how to login into the new system and set your password. We shall continue offering our email service to any new paying subscribers.

You can make your payments by either depositing the K120 into our account (see details below) or by using your Credit/Debit card using the Paypal system here: Online Payments by Paypal the Zambia Online store. We shall not accept monthly payments. Please send a photo of the deposit slip to admin@zambia.co.zm if you use the bank account.

If you require any clarifications, you can call us on +260955819937 or email us on admin@zambia.co.zm.

Thank you for your kind cooperation.

ZOL Admins.


Pay Using Paypal: Online Payments by Paypal


Account Details:
Moneynet Enterprises Ltd
Cavmont Bank
Kalingalinga Branch
Lusaka
Account Number: CHK 095300561006


Update: Make your payments in the Zambia Online store.

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Chandra
Chandra
5 years ago

This is very short notice, give us at least a month to plan.

Kaniki
Kaniki
5 years ago

Yes, it is a very short notice. There are other effective ways to prevent scams intrusions.

Dreams
Dreams
5 years ago

I wonder why G mail does not charge and you have to. rethink this. We have created e mails with yahoo/hotmail/gmail for years and never charged. this is why Zambian owned things never go far

beatrice mwale
beatrice mwale
5 years ago

your sudden decision to charge us is inconveniencing. this is the only email address I have and cant open it.

Abdul
Abdul
5 years ago

The paypal payment is refussing, and we dont hav Cavmont bank here out of lusaka . any other methods avaialble? mobile money or Xapit?

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kangwa nkonde
5 years ago

the move is welcome but its the timing that is wrong,kindly extend the window period to say 1st july 2015,

Billy Tutu
5 years ago

k120 is very fair.

Sebastian
Sebastian
5 years ago

Spamming should not be the reason to start charging people. You just want money, because there are plenty of ways to prevent spams. especially that people have registered their phone numbers…So you would have just advised people to somehow cofirm their email ownership and send messages to their phones to confirm…then deactivate the unconfirmed eamils…after a certain period….otherwise paying K120…when there are platforms to get them for free wont help you. I foresee people just opening new emails nabena gmail, yahoo and the like…something you can do and probably spend just a K3.

All the best though.

Michael Chishala
Admin
5 years ago
Reply to  Sebastian

Sebastian, there are many ZOL mail users who are not in Zambia. The laws on phone registration are not uniform the world over. It is possible for a spammer to get a virtual telephone number that can receive text messages and there are many such services. Making people pay is the only foolproof method of removing spammers for good. There are many Zambians who find the @zambia.co.zm domain name valuable and better than @gmail.com or @yahoo.com. They often feel the need for supporting their own local products and services rather than use foreign services. Another reason the new email service… Read more »