Hakainde Hichilema

Zambia pens US$2bn solar power deal with UAE

Joint venture between the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (Zesco) and UAE investment funding organisation MASDAR.
Michael Malakata
Nov 25, 2022

Zambia progresses with commercial 5G as MTN announces rollout

Operator plans to reach 100% 5G coverage in Lusaka, Kitwe and Ndola by the middle of 2023.
Sep 29, 2022

SpaceX to shuttle in Starlink connectivity in Zambia

Time frame of under six months announced, with development expected to escalate country’s position in the digital economy.
Aug 26, 2022

Zambia’s gov’t to formalise working group tasked to save Zamtel

Leaked letter from officials confirms intention to inaugurate working group.

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 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.
Oct 5, 2021

Paratus Zambia’s well-timed new datacentre

Company said resource supports new administration’s view on the role of technology in spearheading 4IR.

Zambia’s new President vows to attract investment in telecoms

Newly elected Hakainde Hichilema said his administration will formulate respective policies, and look to SADC and Africa first for investment.

Zambia police raid CEC Liquid Telecom

Industry regulator together with law enforcement officials searched for suspected phone tapping equipment.
Oct 22, 2015

Political wrangling threatens Zambia's broadcasting sector

Minister voices intention to close specific radio stations down.