Tech firm commits to drive future tech trendsetters, innovators in Zambia


Yango, the international tech company, has reaffirmed its commitment to contribute to the growth of future tech trendsetters, data scientists and innovators in Zambia.

The tech company, in demonstrating its commitment the Zambia, sponsored the Zambia Tech-Xpo 2023 start-up pitch challenge that allowed young and innovative startups to showcase their products and services to investors and potential partners.

The competition aimed to highlight the vibrant start-up ecosystem in Zambia and support entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to life, explained Yango Country Manager, Kabanda Chewe, in a statement on Tuesday.

Chewe echoed the enthusiasm for Zambia’s Tech-Xpo 2023, stating, “we are thrilled to have sponsored the Tech Start Up Challenge. As a tech company, we are committed to contributing to the growth of future tech trendsetters, data scientists and innovators.

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“It is delightful to see Zambians taking the lead in exploring these technologies and their potential for job creation and economic transformation.”

Meanwhile, Technology and Science Minister, Felix Mutati, highlighted the impact of disruptive technology in various sectors, including healthcare, agriculture, education, energy, and finance.

Mutati, at the Zambia Tech-Xpo 2023, emphasised the importance of embracing technological advancements for Zambia’s collective prosperity.

The Minister unveiled the recent launch of the ICT Policy and Digital Transformation Strategy, emphasising the need for increased efforts to bridge the digital divide.

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