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Vodacom parent Vodafone preparing bid for Zambia mobile license to compete with MTN

Vodafone Group is preparing a bid for a new mobile-phone license in Zambia that will enable the UK company to add voice services to its data product in the southern African country, according to a person familiar with the matter. Vodafone London Office

Winning the auction would give Newbury, England-based Vodafone a way of expanding Zambia operations run by local partner Afrimax, said the person, who asked not to be identified as the company hasn’t made its intentions public. Continue reading

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September 22, 2017 Posted by | News, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

ZiCA

PRESS STATEMENT

ZICA PRESIDENT’S QUARTERLY BRIEF ON THE STATE OF ZAMBIAN ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

INTRODUCTION

The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), a body that represents all Accountants in Zambia, is a governance institution that promotes transparency and accountability in the use of resources in the country. ZICA was established under the Accountants Act Number 13 of 2008, as amended.  Section 5 (2) (l) of the Accountants Act states one of the functions and powers of the Institute as, and I quote “Advise Government on matters relating to the economic development of Zambia”.  Pursuant to this mandate, ZICA is duty bound to comment on the state of the Zambian economy and share its perspectives on how the Government can strengthen the economic prospects of the country.

STATE OF THE ZAMBIAN ECONOMY  Continue reading

September 13, 2017 Posted by | News, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment