ESTHER MSETEKA, Lusaka
FIFTEEN member states in Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have resolved to abolish roaming charges on mobile calls.
This follows majority of member countries that have agreed to start action against the practice as it contradicts the spirit of regional integration, making it costly for business.
Out of the 19 countries, 15 have approved the abolishing of roaming charges and these are Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Djibouti, Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Swaziland, Libya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
COMESA hopes that the intervention will help bring down the price of http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/