Tawanda Karombo

MTL profit hit hard by pandemic

Government puts pressure on holding company to quickly address the issue.

Malawi’s TNM takes financial hit from COVID-19

Revenue for 2020 declined by 6% in 2020, according to information supplied by the company.

Liquid advances on UC, data storage strategy in Zimbabwe

20 000km fibre deployed, 40 000 homes connected, according to company’s regional executive.
Apr 14, 2021

Zimbabwe banks fine-tune digital offerings as branches close

Banks seek to boost digital banking with zero-rated online and application platforms.
Apr 13, 2021

Data revenue, subscription growth helps ease unsettled Airtel Malawi

Company faces issues including demand for delisting by shareholders, and a potential strike by employees.
Mar 15, 2021

Liquid details Nigeria datacentre plans

Announcing the launch of Liquid Intelligent Technologies, the company also confirmed 5000km rollout of fibre in DRC.
Mar 9, 2021

South Africa’s Adumo leans on US$15m equity investment for expansion

Investment by International Finance Corporation to fund growth of the company.
Feb 26, 2021

IFC subscribes to 16% of Liquid Telecom’s US$620m bond issue

Company is facing risks linked to regional uncertainty, but is on course for steady revenue performance says ratings agency Fitch.
Feb 25, 2021

Zimbabwe establishes national datacentre amid concern over data privacy

Despite criticism, authorities insist the resource will help digitalise departments and reinforce e-government strategy.
Feb 18, 2021

Lukewarm response to Ethiopia’s available telco licences

Country’s Communications Authority confirms that no official bids have been received to date.

Econet ordered to stop COVID-19 spam

Zimbabwe’s High Court orders telco to stop sending unsolicited messages to subscribers.
Feb 15, 2021

Econet seeks to stabilise with share buy-back scheme

Management confident company can repay debt obligations, despite precarious position.