There was commotion at the country’s fourth telecom company Celcom Limited on Thursday afternoon when its employees staged a strike demanding their fortnight wages.
Celcom which, for years, has been failing to rollout is situated in Ginnery Corner in Blantyre and is 100 percent owned by local conglomerate, the Mulli Brothers Limited.
The striking employees- majority of them labourers- were vocal and blocked the company’s executive officers’ cars from going out of the compound.
The employees are demanding their fortnight wages, which at the time of publishing this article, were not paid.
Celcom is a fourth mobile company in Malawi. The company said would invest $270- million in the company’s network.
Leston Mulli, Managing Director of Mulli Brothers, once said Celcom would focus on making cellular phone services affordable and accessible to many Malawians, including those in rural areas.
Malawi’s existing mobile operators are TNM and Airtel Malawi, a subsidiary of Indian multinational Airtel.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :