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.

Zambia: minister demands investigations into phone tapping.

Zambia: minister demands investigations into phone tapping

Officials complain of illegally recorded and widespread publication of mobile phone conversations.

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.

Zambia secures US$41.5-million loan for CCTV initiative.

Zambia secures US$41.5-million loan for CCTV initiative

Southern African country seeks to bolster public safety in Lusaka.

Zambia recruits Israeli cyber security firm

Zambia recruits Israeli cyber security firm

Company will work with authorities to establish cyber security institute.

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Cybercriminals zero in on Zambia's banks, govt agencies

Country to organise Southern Africa Banking and ICT summit in April.

Zambia to force ISPs to help with cybercrime

Zambia to force ISPs to help with cybercrime

Govt tables set of Bills designed to protect sensitive information and prosecute those it considers to be cybercriminals.

Zambia's govt re-opens bidding for CCTV contract.

Zambia's govt re-opens bidding for CCTV contract

Authorities want to reinitiate project on a clean slate.

Cybercrime up by 23% in Zambia

Cybercrime up by 23% in Zambia

Finance sector particularly vulnerable to attacks, according to PwC report.

FNB Zambia concerned over 'rising card fraud'.

FNB Zambia concerned over 'rising card fraud'

Zambia's banking sector hard hit by cybercrime.