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 […]

TelecomAugust 10, 2020

Liquid Telecom gives a ‘PUSH’ to women
Liquid Telecom Zambia has announced that it will be a sponsor at the forthcoming PUSH Women Awards, according to a press release from the PUSH Women Network. The PUSH Women Awards are a platform created by the PUSH Women Network to showcase the feats of pioneering women who are breaking barriers and disrupting gender norms […]

Banking, Economy, TelecomAugust 9, 2020

Will COVID-19 be the death of the ATM card? Is mobile money the heir apparent?
Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards have been in existence for several decades now and have been the means by which customers of financial institutions are able to perform financial transactions such as cash withdrawals, deposits, funds transfers, or account information inquiries, at any time and without the need for direct interaction with bank staff. It has without a […]

TelecomAugust 7, 2020

Liquid Telecom Zambia signs CBC TV Deal
Build it and they will come. Liquid Telecom built the digital infrastructure that is facilitating digital transformation that is attracting players in the market to come and layer services on top of it Liquid Telecom Zambia has signed a broadcasting agreement with CBC that will see the broadcaster’s content streamed on the internet service provider’s […]

TelecomJuly 27, 2020

Liquid partners with Lusaka City Council in Signage MoU
Liquid Telecom Zambia has entered into a neighborhood identification memorandum of understanding with Lusaka City Council. “Liquid Telecom Zambia signed an MOU with the Lusaka City Council to provide neighborhood identification signage around Lusaka”, read a statement from Mark Townsend CEO of Liquid Telecom in a LinkedIn post on 27th July 2020. The project will […]

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 […]