Tawanda Karombo

Economically beleaguered Zimbabwe companies opt to skip #BlackFriday

Tech companies among those confirming decision to avoid promotional offerings.
Nov 2, 2020

Zimbabwe: Econet pushes for reduction in smartphone customs duties

Company lobbies authorities and cites opportunity to encourage more widespread adoption, increase smartphone penetration rate.
Oct 16, 2020

Foreign currency respite for Zim telecommunication companies

Government introduces auction-based exchange rate regime as part of currency reforms.

Vodacom heads to court over cancelled Lesotho license

Operator argues decision makes no regulatory sense and is against principles of public policy.
Oct 8, 2020

Lesotho revokes Vodacom’s operating licence

Regulator accuses company’s regional unit of failure to pay regulatory fees, penalties.
Sep 16, 2020

Drop in subscriber numbers leaves Zim telcos scrambling

Companies may have to ramp up promotional activities as consumers continue to feel the economic pinch.

South Africans enjoy highest quality digital experience

Research including Digital Quality of Life Index 2020, released by SurfSharks, expounds on factors and influences.
Aug 12, 2020

Zimbabwe’s worsening situation piles on pressure for telcos

Shortage of forex, inflation among the growing list of challenges.

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter emerges as citizens protest Mnangagwa govt

Zimbabweans flock to social media in response to latest State-of-the-Nation address.

Court stays EcoCash search warrant

As telcos, businesses continue to battle COVID-19 infections.

Network outage irks Econet subscribers

Zimbabwe mobile operator restores data and voice services, blames ‘technical glitch’.

Zimbabwe takes aim at Stock Exchange, mobile money

Trade suspended on ZSE and ban imposed on mobile based monetary platforms.