Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

Development described as "milestone" to help facilitate group's digital transformation strategy.

MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Bank link to launch Kasaka

MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Bank link to launch Kasaka

Barclays Bank Zambia has collaborated with mobile operator MTN Zambia and tech firm JUMO to launch a new interest-bearing mobile savings product called Kasaka.

Bank of Zambia wants more mobile money users.

Bank of Zambia wants more mobile money users

Institution calls on phone companies to double efforts regarding M-Pesa like services.

APC by Schneider Electric partners Red Dot in Zambia

APC by Schneider Electric partners Red Dot in Zambia

Alliance will facilitate brand exposure and expansion.

FNB eyes mobile banking growth in Zambia.

FNB eyes mobile banking growth in Zambia

First National Bank says the country’s mobile banking space could grow 62% this year.

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake

Zambian Open University (ZAOU) says agreement to make courses available on eLearnAfrica gives it greater reach into the country and across the continent.

Zambia’s Investrust bank launches mobile app.

Zambia’s Investrust bank launches mobile app

Financial services firm is targeting both smartphone and feature users with the application.

University of Zambia to establish solar energy labs.

University of Zambia to establish solar energy labs

University of Zambia invests in solar energy technology to help meet country's electricity demand.

MTN to sell educational cover in Zambia.

MTN to sell educational cover in Zambia

Insurance deal reached between the mobile operator and Hollard Life Insurance.

MultiChoice urged to cut DStv prices in Zambia.

MultiChoice urged to cut DStv prices in Zambia

Information and broadcasting minister, Joseph Katema, responds to illegal access claims.

IBM helps out Zambia’s health ministry.

IBM helps out Zambia’s health ministry

Tech giant provides analytics and mobile services to help better manage medicine inventory.