Zambia establishes new software firm

World Bank Photo Collection Zambia AfricaAn Indian-based firm has set-up a computer software company in Zambia with an annual investment of about US$50,000 to create more than 100 jobs

Zambia has been chosen as the regional headquarters for Africa to supply equipment to the continent due to its central location, Marvel Soft Africa Limited said.

According to the company, the investment is part of the US$300,000 to be injected in various projects across Africa.

Marvel Soft Africa Limited, a subsidiary of Marvel Soft India International, which has since been registered in the country, has already started operations, company business development manager, Muyunda Akufuna revealed.

The company wants to assist both small and commercial companies in the country and Africa with the latest technology on equipment and computer accessories, it said. 

‘’We have invested about US$50,000 in Zambia and we anticipate to create more than 100 jobs. The company has an estimated investment of more than US$300,000 and an estimated employment level of more than 1,000 jobs across Africa.’’ 

The company will provide cost-effective information technology solutions, products and services, while also providing its expertise in education domains as well as technologies that will keep the business abreast. 

Nawa Mutumweno

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