Zambia’s gov’t rubbishes claims it will sell Zamtel

Vice-President said company will be recapitalised and not sold.
Michael Malakata

Job cuts inevitable as Zamtel urgently seeks US$265m to stay afloat

Government has secured an equity partner and wants to onboard the foreign company by August this year.

Cellulant Zambia partners water utilities to keep revenue stream flowing

Digital payments company enters into agreements with five service providers to avail electronic payment services to users in remote regions.
May 23, 2022

Ransom discussion not even a consideration says Bank of Zambia

Central Bank’s ICT Director confirms core systems are protected, only some test data was lost in recent cyber attack.
May 18, 2022

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.
May 16, 2022

Zambia’s President agrees to reconsider cyber security laws

Controversy still hovers over Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Law.
May 4, 2022

Criminals target Zambia’s mobile money agents

Authorities have called for calm amid a spate of abductions.
Mar 30, 2022

Zambia has deactivated two million SIM cards so far

Regulator says it is “working tirelessly” to combat rising digital fraud.

Zambia has big digital plans with latest innovation leadership programme

Programme partner Huawei has committed to spend ZMK20-million to provide ICT training to 5,000 students and 50 instructors.
Mar 16, 2022

Zambia implements biometric ID registration system

Biometric ID on the cards as system is deployed in ten districts
Mar 15, 2022

Social media still irks Zambia’s government

Country’s President Hakainde Hichilema reiterated his government’s position during his recent State of the Nation address.
Feb 22, 2022

Zambia’s industry regulator fires several directors

Organisation confirms decision to terminate employment contracts of five directors, but offers no further information.
Feb 10, 2022

Zambia to cut more SIMs as mobile fraud threatens digital economy

Industry regulator confirms plans to deregister over 500 000 non-compliant SIM cards.