EcoCash handles over $23bn in 5yrs

HARARE – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the largest mobile telecoms company in Zimbabwe, says its mobile money service,  EcoCash, has processed over $23 billion transfers over 5 years.
Posted On 26 Jun 2017

Zimpost embraces e-commerce

State-owned postal, courier and financial service provider, Zimpost plans to roll out a fully integrated front and back office solution to support e-commerce.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Econet partners Zinara

Zimbabwe’s leading telecommunications and Technology Company Econet Wireless and the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) today announced a partnership that will see tollgates being linked directly with customers’ EcoCash wallets.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

GetBucks in name change, to offer technology driven services

Harare – Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE)  listed financial services group, GetBucks on Wednesday said it has changed its name to GetBucks Microfinance Bank.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Econet’s FY revenue slides, again

HARARE – Listed mobile telecoms giant Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has reported a decline in revenue to $621, 7 million for the year ended Feb 28, 2017 from $640, 9 million previously, a 3 percent decline.
Posted On 31 May 2017

Security experts find clues to ransomware worm’s lingering risks

By Eric Auchard — Two-thirds of those caught up in the past week’s global ransomware attack were running Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system without the latest security updates, a survey for Reuters by security ratings firm BitSight found.
Posted On 19 May 2017

Air Zim, three other airlines placed on EU blacklist on safety concerns

HARARE – National airline, Air Zimbabwe has  been blacklisted by the European Union (EU), together with four other  airlines, on safety concerns. The move restricts the airlines from flying to the EU.
Posted On 17 May 2017

Astro to build $30 million manufacturing factory

Harare– Astro Mobile Africa is setting up a $30 million manufacturing company in Zimbabwe, according to TechnoMag, an online technology blogging site. TechnoMag said the manufacturing factory set to be located in Sunway City Industrial Park is set to be operational within the...
Posted On 16 May 2017

WannaCry Ransomware: Zimbabwe among countries hit by latest massive cyber-attack

By L.S.M Kabweza Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russia, the UK, Ukraine and China.
Posted On 15 May 2017

NetOne launches One-Fi, One Cliq

HARARE – State owned mobile phone operator,  NetOne on Wednesday launched two products that are set to transform  lives and meet the ever changing needs of the public, which has an  insatiable quest for innovative technologies.
Posted On 04 May 2017