Lusaka — Zambia is looking for a new network operator to compete with existing providers after a company part-owned by Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos failed to set up operations as planned, transport and communications permanent secretary Misheck Lungu said.

Zambia’s telecommunications regulator awarded UZI Zambia, the local unit of Unitel International, the licence in March 2018, and the company was given until May to set up the country’s fourth network operator...

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