Brian Mushimba

Zambia moves ahead with biometric SIM card registration

Latest development follows concerns raised over mobile money account theft.
Michael Malakata
Jun 11, 2019

Uzi brings much-needed competition to Zambia's telecom industry

Mobile phone subscription has increased, according to recent figures from the regulator.
May 21, 2019

Zambia could pay heavy price for mobile money fraud

Local mobile money subscribers rush to regulator with complaints of theft from their accounts.
Mar 28, 2019

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

ICT and telecoms regulator attributes increase to improved data networks, affordable data services.
Jul 9, 2018

Africa's e-waste challenge is piling up

Continent generates about 2.2 million Mt of e-waste annually from domestic output, according to latest global report.
Jun 26, 2018

Zambia: attempt to rein-in govt over social media control

Lawmakers say neither industry regular nor Broadcasting Authority have jurisdiction to control social media platforms.
Jun 20, 2018

Uzi, ZICTA bump heads over licence conditions

Govt confirms discussions continue, but sources close to company say some believe deadline for 100% national coverage is too tight.
May 24, 2018

Zambia fast approaching mobile saturation - ZICTA

Country home to 13.4 million subscribers, representing penetration rate of 81.92%.

Libya's LapGreen Networks seeks global intervention on Zamtel matter

Telco claims Zambia govt has failed to uphold repayment deal related to repossession of Zamtel in 2012.
Mar 14, 2018

Zamtel's US$300m tower project moves into phase 2

Eighty towers are operational and 1009 towers are scheduled to be constructed nationally.
Feb 9, 2018

Zambia tables legislation to regulate social media

Three bills put before parliament in efforts to control online resources.
Jan 30, 2018

Surge in number of mobile internet users in Zambia

Increased competition has reduced price of data services, contributed to growth.