Analytics should drive digital tech

Analytics should drive digital tech

GE Africa CIO offers his perspective on why.

Friday, Dec 15th

Research slates Zim govt over internet regulation

Research slates Zim govt over internet regulation

Zimbabwe Democracy Institute bemoans control by authorities, urges private ISPs to safeguard interests of users.

Zimbabwe: Econet apologises for data outage

Zimbabwe: Econet apologises for outage

Blackout affected most operators on Liquid Telecom network.

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.

Mugabe out: what of Zim's tech future?

Mugabe out: what of Zim's tech future?

There is a need for change to permeate the ICT and telecoms industry, but the question remains as to what policy direction new leadership will take?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Payment with EcoCash on Tollgates in Zimbabwe

Many of Zimbabwe’s motorist are applauding a partnership between the mobile company Econet and the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara), which enables motorists to pay tollgates with their mobile phones, rather than cash, which is in short supply.