Zambia Mobile Money balloon as fintech adoption increase

Extensive adoption of digital financial services in Zambia presents important opportunities in the country, says the regulator.
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Fintech Paymenow heads to Zambia with wage access platform

Fintech Paymenow is entering the Zambian market through Izwe partnership to roll out earned wage access platform.
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Paratus secures Zambia’s last available data gateway licence

Company, one of six licensees, now holds exclusive rights to import and export internet data capacity.
Feb 3, 2023

Smart Zambia links up with UABA in broad blockchain training initiative

United Africa Blockchain Association to carry out high level training targeted at several sectors, including government and telecommunications.
Feb 2, 2023

Loadshedding hits Zambia and Zimbabwe’s telecoms industry

Consumer and industry watchdogs express concern and say energy is a key sector behind economic development.
Jan 25, 2023

Zambia pens US$2bn solar power deal with UAE

Joint venture between the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (Zesco) and UAE investment funding organisation MASDAR.
Jan 18, 2023

Airtel rolls out 138 new 4G sites across Zambia

Investment in network continues, with extended reach and 5G launch on the cards.
Jan 18, 2023

Paratus forges ahead in Africa's datacentre space with new certification

Datacentres in Luanda have been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 27001, and PCI-DSS certifications.
Dec 29, 2022

Zambia gov’t looks to strengthen bond between Fintechs and MNOs

Strategy begins with full automation of airtime purchases, phasing out of scratch cards.
Dec 26, 2022

Zedmobile, Zambia’s fourth MNO launched

The company plans to invest US$400-million and create 450 direct jobs.

Zambia's fourth operator to launch operations in January 2023

Wholly-owned local firm said it would invest US$400-million and create more than 450 direct jobs when it commences operations.
Dec 1, 2022

Zambia: country must hold off on e-voting plans says gov’t

Authorities say country cannot proceed as intended by the Electoral Commission of Zambia until it has reliable network coverage and connectivity.
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Zambia targets 100% network coverage by 2024

Government plans to leverage revenue generated from spectrum auction to invest in telecommunications tower construction.