Weeks ahead of the Zimbabwe election, the battle for votes is being fought as much at the rallies as it is on mobile phones. Attack ads, campaign videos, WhatsApp blasts, Facebook Live and even fake news are combining to make...
LAST week, the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) and the Ministry of ICT and Cyber Security announced an almost 60 percent reduction in out-of-bundle mobile data. This was welcomed as a progressive move that would promote Internet...
TELONE generated more revenue from data than its traditional voice service for the first time ever in the first quarter of 2018, following the company's tilt towards becoming a fully fledged technology entity. The latest report from the Post and...
By Tonderai Maruke It already dominates property in Zimbabwe, but now Old Mutual is moving to occupy a different kind of real estate - in the digital space. Old Mutual, the...
Strive Masiyiwa, who runs firms including Africa’s largest fiber-optic cable network, plans to raise as much as US$500 million to expand his digital infrastructure and services businesses.  The tycoon’s Cassava Technologies will tap investors...
Econet Wireless, Zimbabwe’s biggest tech company, recorded strong growth in data volumes and voice usage last year, but the company’s latest numbers show how much the economy’s currency crisis is holding back growth and service.
Econet Wireless, the country’s biggest telecoms company, has launched Zimbabwe’s first 5G network and plans to roll out 22 fifth-generation base stations by mid-year. The network, installed by Ericsson, will boost Econet’s capacity to...
Google has appointed Zimbabwean-American James Manyika, the head of McKinsey Global Institute, to be the company's first Senior VP of Technology and Society. The position will report to Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and...
By Adriaan Kruger Mukuru started 17 years ago as a solution to a problem two Zimbabwean immigrants faced in London. Born out of necessity, Mukuru has grown from a remittances...
By Gugu Lourie Like many people affected by Eskom’s load-shedding, I found myself thinking about technology and how authentic leadership can accelerate development and fight poverty in Africa and the rest of the world.
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