July 29, 2013
Zambian low-cost rural communications and services provider to work with traditional leaders
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA –Zambian rural telecommunications and service solutions company Connect Africa has paid tribute to the nation’s traditional leaders and their role in promoting rural development.
The contribution of chiefs to enhancing the livelihoods of rural people was praised during the Ikubi-Lya-loongo ceremony in Senior Chief Shakumbila’s chiefdom in Mumbwa District, which was held on Saturday (July 27) near Connect Africa’s innovative low-cost pilot telecommunications base station.
“Traditional leaders play a pivotal role the well-being and prosperity of communities, particularly in remote areas, and their strong leadership can help their people to be part of the global village,” said Connect Africa Special Projects Director Dion Jerling. “We are honoured to be working alongside Senior Chief Shakumbila to bring connectivity to his people.” Continue reading