Mobile Wars: Consumers Having the Last Laugh

A few years ago, we had no option but persevere long queues to use a call box in order to pass a message. Then mobile communication was a mirage to the common Mwananchi. This was a thing for the government big fishes and prominent kids in town; you had to part with huge amounts of money to get a sim card and the handset. As if this wasn't enough one had to apply for connectivity, and it was beyond doubt that calls had to be monitored.