Zambia

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

Vice-President said company will be recapitalised and not sold.
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2:10
Wednesday

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.
1:30

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.
1:40
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.
1:40
May 18, 2022

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.
1:50
May 16, 2022

Zambia’s President agrees to reconsider cyber security laws

Controversy still hovers over Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Law.
1:40
May 4, 2022

Criminals target Zambia’s mobile money agents

Authorities have called for calm amid a spate of abductions.
1:30
Mar 30, 2022

Zambia has deactivated two million SIM cards so far

Regulator says it is “working tirelessly” to combat rising digital fraud.
1:40

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.
1:30
Mar 16, 2022

Zambia implements biometric ID registration system

Biometric ID on the cards as system is deployed in ten districts
1:30
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.
2:00
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.
1:30
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.