Tawanda Karombo

Econet bemoans Zimbabwe's high inflationary pressures

The company has called for balanced regulation, a critical step given the increased operational costs driven by inflation and the move to the US currency.
Tawanda Karombo
Jan 17, 2024

EcoCash increased sixfold in Zimbabwe's turbulent economy

Zimbabwe's most popular mobile money platform has continued to grow, overcoming severe macroeconomic upheavals and capitalising on opportunities to maintain its business performance.
Nov 3, 2023

Zim's TelOne invests $2.4 million into broadband network upgrade

The most recent network upgrade concentrated on streamlining traffic management and routing processes, the company noted.
Nov 1, 2023

Exclusive: Vodacom DR Congo tests 5G as it pushes data, mobile money

Al Americani, CEO of Vodacom DR Congo, spoke to ITWeb Africa about its testing of network upgrades, its infrastructure challenges and the key role that mobile money plays in its offering to the country.
Oct 31, 2023

4G smartphone usage propels Airtel Africa in interim results

Airtel Africa's regional networks are seeing growing data and smartphone usage, with 4G devices accounting for more than 80% of all data access in the last three months alone.
Oct 30, 2023

Weak Zim currency causes substantial hike in telecom tariffs

Zimbabwe regulator approved telecom tariff increases with a 100% rise. Econet, TelOne, and Liquid were among the telecom firms who raised their rates last week.
Oct 26, 2023

Zim central bank wants mobile money tax repealed

The move by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe comes as the central bank attempts to make its new gold token usable as a means of transaction settlement.
Oct 25, 2023

Huawei assists Zimbabwe ICT undergraduates

50 undergraduate Zimbabwean university students studying ICT will receive virtual technology training in November.
Oct 19, 2023

Tupuca seeks financing to expand, develop a super app

Tupuca, an Angolan online food and grocery delivery platform, is capitalising on increased demand for its services and is looking for further funds to expand.
Oct 9, 2023

Sahara Ventures to introduce Tanzanian angel investor fund

As part of his ambitions to form an angel investment fund, Sahara Ventures CEO discussed the startup environment with ITWeb Africa for this story.
Oct 6, 2023

Stitch aims to expand omni-channel payments in SA

Stitch is primarily focused on enterprise payments solutions in South Africa, but it sees chances to grow into the rest of the African continent.
Oct 3, 2023

Zimbabwe’s Innbucks to offer remittances from SA

Over the weekend, Innbucks advised customers that they may send money from South Africa through the Clicksendnow website.
Jul 18, 2023

Econet upgrades network as data, voice demand surges

In the quarter ended in May, the business upgraded 30% of Harare and 70% of the Bulawayo base station sites.