ZICTA has directed Mobile Network Operators to ensure that all new SIM card registrations and replacements conducted from September 1, 2019, to date contain a live facial image as well as appropriate identifications of consumers. The Authority and Mobile Network Operators have also resolved that all historical SIM registrations within their respective networks, including all legacy SIM card registration, are to be updated accordingly before August 30, 2022. In a statement, Wednesday, ZICTA Corporate Communications Manager Hanford Chaaba said the deadline for the live facial and identity capture was February 28, 2023. “As a signatory to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) through the Ministry of Technology and Science and ZICTA, Zambia continues to remain in tandem with international and regional…...

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