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Visually impaired journalist ‘hacked’ Airtel Zambia’s customer database

Man stands accused of siphoning off thousands of dollars in mobile phone airtime.


Kwacha currency revision thwarts Airtel Zambia payment services

Customers cannot pay utility bills via handsets or purchase prepaid airtime.


MTN Zambia hits 3 million subscribers

Competition hots up in that country's mobile market as one million customers have switched to MTN. 


City tax collections go mobile in Zambian municipality

Bus operators and traders can pay levies using mobile money in Kitwe.


MTN and Multi-Choice team-up in Zambia

Mobile money can pay for DStv subscriptions.


Zambian police confiscate 2,600 fake phones

An anti-piracy squad has raided shops in Lusaka and the country’s Copperbelt mining area.


MTN to invest $100mn in Zambia

Telco aims to be the country's biggest operator.


Airtel Zambia hits 220,000 mobile money customers

Indian-owned mobile company says it has overtaken its rivals in that country.

`Mobile money to bridge Zambia`s banking gap`

Telecoms operators could help bring financial services to Zambia`s unbanked, says the central bank governor.