TelecomFebruary 22, 2021

Paratus Group Africa to open Data Centre in Lusaka
Pan African telecoms operator, Paratus Group Africa@paratus_africa is in the process of opening a Data Centre in Lusaka, which will be the company’s third Data Centre in Africa. The total investment into the Data Centre in Lusaka will be around US$5.75 million (140 million Zambian Kwacha). Group Chief Executive Officer, Barney Harmse said in an interview […]

Telecom, ZamtelDecember 29, 2020

Telecom’s ensuing ‘war’ to win the hearts of consumers – A tale of two CEOs
It’s not a secret anymore. We cannot do without technology. Technology drives our businesses, makes our lives easier and gives us access to things we would never have imagined. 2020 was a defining moment for all the telecom players in Zambia. Their infrastructure was tested. Zambians depended on them to ensure that their migration to […]

Economy, Opinion, TelecomDecember 21, 2020

Zambia’s digital transformation journey and its role in economic development, trade and investment
A decade ago, Zambia seemed to be one of the many countries in our region that was struggling to keep pace with the demand for development in ICT due to a variety of circumstances. Government and its regulators recognised that if the country wished to enhance ICT development, increased levels of competition in the ICT […]

TelecomOctober 29, 2020

CDC commits additional US $40 million to Liquid Telecom supporting Africa’s digital transformation
CDC’s commitment is part of a US$ 307million fundraise via a rights issue offer to Liquid Telecom shareholders Follows CDC’s initial US$180 equity million equity investment made in 2018 Contributes to a more digital and productive economy across Africa CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has announced an additional US$40 million […]

TelecomOctober 26, 2020

Liquid Telecom wins the ‘Best MEA Wholesale Carrier’ award at the Global Carrier Awards 2020
Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has been named the ‘Best Middle East Africa Wholesale Carrier’ at the Global Carrier Awards. Liquid Telecom has received the best Wholesale Carrier in Africa for the last eight consecutive years, and with this award, the organisation cements its excellence in the wholesale carrier category in Africa and the […]

TelecomSeptember 12, 2020

Liquid Telecom unveils new cyber security unit
-Article republished with permission. First published on Pan-African telecommunications group Liquid Telecom has added cyber security to its business portfolio. The company announced the new offering during its cloud and cyber security webinar this morning, saying it aims to bring“sophisticated” cyber security products to protect the network, cloud and users. Liquid Telecom’s

TelecomAugust 29, 2020

Mark visits the Mall…Liquid Telecom outlets
It was only a couple of weeks ago that CEO Mark Townsend sat in the call center and took customer calls alongside his diligent customer service officers. Fast forward to the end of August and the CEO remains relentless in imprinting his ideology of the importance of customer service. In a year that has disrupted […]

TelecomAugust 28, 2020

Liquid Telecom gives HOPE
-Liquid Telecom donates K10,000 to the Fountain of Hope Association orphanage centre Liquid Telecom Zambia has donated K10,000 to the Orphanage that was founded by late Member of Parliament Honorable Rodgers Mwewa who passed away in June 2020. The donation was made by Liquid Telecom CEO Mark Townsend. FOHA was founded to look out for […]

TelecomAugust 25, 2020

Vodacom Mozambique appoints Beatrice Mabhena as new CFO
Technology company, Vodacom Mozambique, has appointed Beatrice Malenga Mabhena as its new Chief Financial Officer. Beatrice has enjoyed an extensive career in Mobile Telecommunications. Her career in the sector began in June 2005 when she joined the then Celtel Zambia Limited as a Management Account. She worked there for 3 years and was elevated to […]

TelecomAugust 20, 2020

MTN appoints Zimbabwean born Ralph Mupita as new Group CEO
Ralph Mupita has been appointed the CEO of the MTN group following a company announcement yesterday. He will be taking over for Rob Shuter who will step down formally on August 31 but will continue to assist the incoming CEO until the early 2021 in a non-executive role. The Zimbabwean born engineer could be considered […]