Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th

Zazu links Mastercard prepaid cards to its mobile wallet

Zazu links Mastercard prepaid cards to its mobile wallet

Said to be a first for the Zambia market.

Zambia lumbers under pressure of mounting e-waste

Zambia lumbers under pressure of mounting e-waste

Mobile phones contribute the most (34.8%), according to survey.

Airtel Zambia leading race for Zambia's mobile money space

Airtel Zambia leading race for Zambia's mobile money space

Competition between operators on the rise as mobile money takes root.

Zambia government denies plans to sell Zamtel

Zambia government denies plans to sell Zamtel

Officials refute claims of government's intention to sell state-owned telco to India's Bharti Infratel.

Zamtel launches Kwacha mobile money platform

Zamtel launches Kwacha mobile money platform

Telco aims to gain early advantage within country's ultra-competitive mobile money services industry.

Zambia's digital financial services burdened by inactive accounts

Zambia's digital financial services burdened by inactive accounts

UNCDF report outlines key drivers and challenges within the market.

Zambia to Zoona money to rural farmers

Zambia to Zoona money to rural farmers

Officials confirm plan of action to commence in the next farming season.

Mobile money agents eye Zambia's sparkling opportunity

Mobile money agents eye Zambia's sparkling opportunity

Collaboration between service providers driving growth and increase in number of agents says Bank of Zambia official.

FNB Zambia launches mobile services app.

FNB Zambia launches mobile services app

Company looks to leverage new offering as rate of mobile-based internet access increases.

New initiative to build financial inclusion in Zambia

New initiative to build financial inclusion in Zambia

NASCU and Mastercard announce landmark agreement to extend formal financial products, services to underserved regions.

Minimum capital requirement for Zambia's mobile money firms.

Minimum capital requirement for Zambia's mobile money firms

Bank of Zambia confirms regulation and says it's necessary to sustain growth of sector.