TelecomApril 14, 2020

A perfect appointment for perfect competition – Townsend enters the Liquid Boardroom
When it comes to an arena that is close to perfect competition, Zambia’s telecommunication sector comes to mind. This week, Liquid Telecom unveiled a new CEO Mark Townsend who takes over from Susan Mulikita who exits the role after a year and 4 months (Susan Takes a ‘Liquid’ Job). Susan oversaw the transformation of what […]

TelecomApril 14, 2020

(Sponsored) Liquid Telecom appoints Mark Townsend as CEO of Zambia business
Local ICT leader joins regional executive team to support the company’s growth in Zambia Liquid Telecom has appointed Mark Townsend as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia.  He will be directly responsible for the leadership and strategic management of Liquid Telecom’s business operations across Zambia. Raised in Zambia, Mark has more than a decade of senior […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomMarch 9, 2020

Airtel Zambia earnings slump by 75% for 2019 FY
AIRTEL Zambia Plc has reported a drop-in earnings by 75.73% for its 2019 financial year, according to published financial statements from the company. The company sent the first signal to the market through a SENS announcement that was published on 5th March 2020.  “In accordance with the Lusaka Securities Exchange (“LuSE”) Listings Requirements, the Board […]

TelecomFebruary 14, 2020

Liquid Telecom goes to Campus
Academic institutions as synonymous with fast internet and WIFI hotspots. The internet has become the driving force behind student interaction, student mobility and access to information.   This is why it is no surprise that in February 2020, Liquid Telecom opened another store at the University of Zambia in Lusaka. “Was privileged to give a […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomOctober 6, 2019

Airtel Zambia grapples with “devaluation of Kwacha” at Half Year 2019
Airtel Zambia has advised shareholders that the main reason for profit after tax plummeting by 122.14% on a year on year basis was mainly because of the Kwacha’s devaluation during the period under review. The unaudited results published on SENS 30th September 2019 also showed that the company had increased its appetite for debt in […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomSeptember 26, 2019

AIRTEL Zambia forecasts a loss and weaker EPS at half-year 2019
Zambia’s second-largest (by subscribers) mobile telecommunications company reports that it expects to record a loss when its half-year results for 2019 are published on 27th September 2019.   “In accordance with the Lusaka Securities Exchange (“LuSE”) Listings Requirements, the Board of Directors of Airtel Networks Zambia Plc (“Airtel” or “the Company”) hereby advises the Shar

TelecomSeptember 17, 2019

Hikvision, the world’s leading provider of innovative security products and solutions, in association with Red Dot Distribution, Africa’s leading ICT distributor, highlighted their commitment to providing cutting edge products and solutions in order to boost the security sector in the African continent. At a corporate event hosted at the Hotel Neelkanth Sarovar Premiere, Lusaka, Zambia [&h

Airtel Networks Plc, Beverage, Zambian BreweriesJuly 28, 2019

Private Equity and Venture Capitalist Jito Kayumba Joins a Beverage Board
Renowned private equity and venture capitalist Jito Kayumba has been appointed as non-executive member of the Zambian Breweries board effective July 2019, according to the company. “Pursuant to section 3.59 of the LuSE Listing Requirements, the Board of Directors of Zambian Breweries PLC (“the Board”) wishes to announce the appointment of Mr Jito Kayumba as […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomJuly 8, 2019

Airtel Lists on the London Stock Exchange
Airtel Africa successfully listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in a move that cheered its subsidiary Airtel Zambia who published the Initial Public Offering (IPO) announcement on the Lusaka Securities and Exchange Stock Exchange News (SENS) bulletin.    “The Board of Directors of Airtel Networks Zambia Plc (“Airtel Zambia”or “the Company”) wishes to inform […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomJune 29, 2019

Airtel wins HLB Zambia’s Golf Day Cup
Airtel Zambia won the “8 hole” annual HLB Zambia gold day tournament for accountants that was held at Bonanza Golf Estate on Friday 28th June in Lusaka. Receiving the trophy on behalf of the team was Director of Airtel Money James Chona who was delighted to be a part of the annual event that brought […]