NetOne launches mobile funeral insurance

HARARE – Mobile telecoms operator NetOne today launched ‘One Cover’, a mobile funeral insurance plan that offers funeral insurance to NetOne subscribers.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Bitcoin soars to record as buyers look beyond miners’ split

Bitcoin extended gains to a record, ignoring a split in the cryptocurrency over its future.
Posted On 07 Aug 2017

Did Google just tackle the biggest problem in energy?

By Irina Slav — Any news about energy storage advancement is bound to make a splash. After all, storage is the main stumbling block for renewable energy—data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance reveals that over the first six months of 2017, California lost more than 300,000...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017

Gas-powered cars sputter toward obsolescence

More and more countries are ditching the internal combustion engine. Britain and France announced last month the death of the internal combustion engine, both scheduling it for 2040.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Potraz to roll out multi-million dollar USF project

Harare - The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said on Wednesday it will soon be rolling out a multi-million dollar project under the Universal Services Fund (USF) to provide communications services to two million people living in outlying...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Zim to have regional internet exchange point

Chikwati HARARE - Zimbabwe will from next month have a regional internet exchange point, a move that is expected to reduce costs and time taken to send information through the internet within the region.
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Understanding on biosafety issues is critical

Sifelani Tsiko SADC countries should step up efforts to promote public awareness on biosafety issues surrounding modern biotechnology applications and products to help people make informed decisions on the opportunities and risks associated with these emerging technologies.
Posted On 28 Jul 2017

Mobile, plastic accounts for 80pc retail transactions

Michael Tome HARARE – The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) says the use of mobile and plastic money has risen to account for 80 percent of transactions in the retail sector.
Posted On 27 Jul 2017

‘Mobile money transactions covered by DPC’

HARARE – The Deposit Protection Corporation says funds in mobile money transactions are covered under the country’s regulations allaying fears on the market.
Posted On 14 Jul 2017

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