Use tech to address Africa’s inequality

Tech can address Africa’s inequality

Telkom exec belives tech can bridge digital divide.

Sunday, Nov 19th

Zim's data light news app hits 3m daily views

Zim's data light news app hits 3m daily views

Locals are relying more heavily on the app to receive updates on unfolding socio-political events.

Zim telecom executives hold crisis meetings

Zim telecom executives hold crisis meetings

Business leaders from local telco firms meet to discuss potential outcomes and response strategies as Zimbabwe's political crisis worsens.

Mobile, data services critical to Zimbabwe's telecom growth

Mobile, data services critical to Zimbabwe's telecom growth

Industry regulator's Q2 report reflects growth in usage, decline in other areas including voice.

Digital rights group lambasts Zim regime over social media clampdown

Digital rights group lambasts Zim regime over social media clampdown

Paradigm Initiative critical of insult laws used to justify arrest of American journalist.

Zimbabwe's NetOne plans 'M-Pesa of Southern Africa'

Zimbabwe's NetOne plans 'M-Pesa of Southern Africa'

State-owned MNO announces intention to launch OneMoney mobile money service.

Zim mobile payments surge to US$11bn as bitcoin emerges stronger

Zim mobile payments surge to US$11bn as Bitcoin emerges stronger

Locals are reportedly turning to bitcoin to bypass international payment hurdles.

Mobile app, card payments switched off in Zimbabwe

Mobile app, card payments switched off in Zimbabwe

Pressure on operators mounts amid ongoing foreign currency shortages.

Zimbabwe's financial market closes ranks to absorb international monetary pressure

Zimbabwe's financial market closes ranks to absorb international monetary pressure

Banks, mobile money implement restrictions and drive increase in adoption of virtual wallets and bank cards.

Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

Zimbabwe government's latest effort to curb 'cyber mischief' has media and legal groups concerned.

Data growth gives Zim’s mobile operators fighting chance

Data growth gives Zim's mobile operators a fighting chance

Industry regulator says rise in social media has fuelled local data and internet usage.

Zimbabwe announces new cyber security ministry

Zimbabwe announces new cyber security ministry

Government follows up on controversial Computer and Cyber Crimes Bill.