Yango Deli is a new food and grocery delivery service which is now available in Lusaka. The service launched in Zambia following Ivory Coast, as part of Yango continued expansion in Africa. Yango Deli enables users to order ready-made food and groceries from supermarkets to your home or office. This service is operated within the core Yango app as well as on a separate Yango Deli app.
At present more than 100 restaurants have already joined the service and users will be able to select products from catalogs of different retailers: food and beverages, beauty products and more. The list of partners will continue to grow as well as the variety of dishes and products available for ordering. “Zambia has great potential for food delivery with over 1500 restaurants in Lusaka only.
Following our Yango ride-hailing business, we took interest in research on other convenient daily scenarios which we could provide solutions for. Yango Deli has launched to offer a quality and technological service that makes food delivery more convenient and faster. We develop innovative solutions that bring users, restaurants and couriers together and constantly devote attention to diversifying our range of restaurants and optimizing delivery times, – said Otassy Moonga, Head of Commerce for Yango Deli in Zambia.
The free Yango Deli app is available for IOS and Android in English and many other languages. Also service available in the Yango app through the «Restaurants» section. users can make an order in a few minutes: you need to download the app, specify a delivery address, choose a restaurant and mark the meals to be added to the cart. Deliveries are carried out by couriers from partner logistics services or restaurants. They use special thermo bags which keep hot meals warm and retain appetizing appearance before reaching their destination.
The average delivery from order to drop-off. Each Courier is automatically assigned to the order: the algorithm finds out who is closer to the selected restaurant. Deliveries can be tracked in real-time in the app – it informs you about the current stage of the order and where the courier is. The service has a 24-hour support service. If the user is unsatisfied with the order or wants to ask a question, he can contact the support team through the app and they will help him sort out the situation.
Yango, an international informational service for ordering rides online was launched in Zambia in 2022 on March 29. Today it successfully operates in Lusaka, Ndola and Kitwe helping facilitate a digital platform for local partners that provide affordable and delivery businesses in more than 20 countries across Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa since 2011.
MultiChoice launches GOtv Stream in Zambia. A new way to experience the best of sports and entertainment!
NO stranger to bringing entertainment into homes across the nation, MultiChoice is expanding its online offering, by introducing GOtv Stream to GOtv customers across Zambia.
“It is no secret that more and more people are leaning toward streaming services to experience uninterrupted entertainment that’s uninhibited by infomercials and ads. GOtv Stream is just another way MultiChoice Zambia is continuing our trend of upward innovation, as we strive to evolve with our audiences and their viewing needs.”, says Leah Kooma, Managing Director, MultiChoice Zambia
MultiChoice and DStv have already made their presence in the digital space with their online platform – DStv Stream, and now GOtv customers can enjoy the same user-friendly, and personalized streaming at their fingertips. The new feature allows viewers to seamlessly watch their favourite programmes and other content on electronic devices, keeping them connected at any time and from anywhere.
Ms Kooma reiterates that, “You may recall, GOtv was officially launched in Zambia on 5th September 2011, and now with the introduction of GOtv Stream customers will enjoy a great online service. What drives innovation for us, is providing our customers with the content they love, in the way that best suits them. As the home of the best sports and entertainment we will continue to deliver unrivalled value and choice for our customers”.
She adds: “GOtv Stream is an online service that will allow all GOtv customers take a subscription and enjoy our content anywhere and at any time. The launch of GOtv will allow us to expand our online offering and bring more great entertainment closure to the customers”.
Some of the functionality available are; Live TV, TV guide, CatchUp, use on up to four devices, downloading content to devices, and Live Chat. All paid up GOtv customers, with an internet connection can download and use GOtv Stream for free – available on Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
(Mwebantu, Saturday, 2nd December, 2023)
Government secures an equity partner for Mopani Copper Mines
FOLLOWING the ongoing negotiations to revamp operations at Mopani Copper Mines on the Copperbelt, Government has finally secured an equity partner.
The Equity partner being International Resources Holdings (IRH) an affiliate of Abu Dhabi Conglomerate International holding was selected after an extensive process.
The process was undertaken by ZCCM-IH, together with Rose Child and Company, a company based in South Africa.
In carrying out the process of revamping the mine, which started last year in June, the process focussed on assessing Mopani’s balance sheet due to high level indebtedness and also finding a suitable partner for sustainable development.
Announcing the development, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Paul Kabuswe said the selection of an equity partner will help restore life back into Mopani.
“I wish to announce and I am so glad and exited to announce that after extensive and thorough process, Government through the directors of ZCCM-IH have appointed a strategic equity partner for Mopani. The preferred partner selected is International Resource Holding Limited an affiliate of Abu Dhabi Conglomerate International holding company,” he said.
He said the partner selected is expected to inject funds into Mopani to stabilise short term work requirements, completion of the mine projects and unlock its potential.
Mr Kabuswe also stated that the equity partner will also reset the existing relationship with Glencore.
He further added that other details of the development at Mopani will be announced in due course when signing of the deal is being made.
(Mwebantu, Friday, 1st December, 2023)
Over 30 people trapped after a mine accident in Chingola
MORE than 30 people are believed to be trapped in an open pit mine in Chingola district on the Copperbelt after a mining accident.
Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Jack Mwiimbu said the affected are trapped as a result of earth collapsing and has since asked the nation at large to put the affected in prayer.
Mr Mwiimbu speaking in Parliament said more than 30 people are trapped and the rescue team is on site
“May I just inform the nation that we have a tragedy that is brewing in Chingola where a number of our people have been affected by a collapse of the open pit in Chingola. We have more than 30 people under the rubble and we are struggling to retrieve them. We would like to ask all of us to put our citizens in prayer,” he said.
(Mwebantu, Friday, 1st December, 2023)