MTN MoMo Hit 10 Billion Transactions in 2017
Feb22

MTN MoMo Hit 10 Billion Transactions in 2017

Speaking at the exclusive media briefing hosted at MTN Zambia HQ, Acting MTN Mobile Money Head, Ruth Chuunka, said that digital financial services (DFS) especially through mobile money have unlocked financial inclusion for the unbanked. Ms. Chuunka explained that MTN is confident that it has

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Win free fuel Puma Energy with Visa promotion launched
Feb22

Win free fuel Puma Energy with Visa promotion launched

  Visa in partnership with Puma Energy Zambia have launched a ‘win free fuel at Puma Energy with Visa’ promotion. The promotion running for 8 weeks is aimed at increasing awareness of the card paying option when buying fuel at Puma Energy services station nationwide.

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Taming the “Wild West” of Zambia’s Music Industry
Feb21

Taming the “Wild West” of Zambia’s Music Industry

When we first embarked on this journey (to set up an on-line platform to sell Zambian music), we really did assume that a lot of things would be in place or certain infrastructure already existed. I will get into the “a lot” briefly, a lot.

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Internet subscribers’ stats drop by almost half
Feb19

Internet subscribers’ stats drop by almost half

The latest Internet Service Provider statistics from ZICTA show that the number of internet subscribers have dropped by almost half! With the current population at 16,405,229, the report shows that the numbers drastically dropped from 36, 678 to 18, 913 between the first and third

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Is the cost of data services a limiting factor of ICT growth in Zambia?
Feb16

Is the cost of data services a limiting factor of ICT growth in Zambia?

Considering half of Zambians are living under a dollar a day, would you say the cost of data services is a limiting factor to accessing and utilizing ICT in Zambia? According to the 2018 Investors' roadmap compiled by Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), the answer is

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DataHack4FI season 2 launched in Zambia to help reduce the financial inclusion gap
Feb09

DataHack4FI season 2 launched in Zambia to help reduce the financial inclusion gap

The use of data to create services addressing challenges of financial inclusion is the way to reach the financially underserved with financial solutions. Yesterday 8th February, the DataHaack4FI (DataHack for Financial Inclusion) season 2 of the competition was launched to bring out innovations that will

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