Airtel Africa, a prominent provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, has reaffirmed its dedication to fostering fresh opportunities and fostering sustainable growth by spearheading digitalization efforts throughout the continent. This commitment was reiterated by Segun Ogunsanya, the Group CEO of Airtel Africa, during a meeting with the President of the Republic of Malawi, Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera.
The CEO expressed the company’s intent to bolster investments that align with Malawi’s goal of achieving a minimum of 20% Internet access by the year 2030. Ogunsanya emphasized Airtel Africa’s overarching mission of transforming lives across the continent, aiming to collaborate with governments and other stakeholders to bridge the digital and financial divide. He emphasized the vast potential of digitalization in creating substantial economic opportunities throughout Africa.
In response, President Chakwera affirmed their commitment to nurturing the government-to-business partnership with Airtel Africa. Their shared vision seeks to generate meaningful socioeconomic value for all Malawians through the delivery of progressive, modern digital services. As Malawi aspires to evolve into a self-reliant, industrialized middle-income economy, they recognize the pivotal role of digital technologies in reshaping the economic landscape, fostering sustainable wealth creation, and generating employment opportunities. This partnership aims to propel the nation closer to its ambitious developmental goals.