Tawanda Karombo

Zimbabwe takes aim at Stock Exchange, mobile money

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

Coronavirus, schools re-opening top SA’s online searches

Research from Upstream for March and May 2020 reflect on key topics.

Telekom Networks Malawi interim profit plunges 20%

Local telecommunication firms cut transaction fees for mobile money in April in a bid to ease the burden on subscribers amid COVID-19.
Jun 11, 2020

Online offerings gain ground in battle for subscribers in Zimbabwe

Power outages and complaints over programming have cost MultiChoice subscribers.
Jun 10, 2020

Zimbabwe records drop in internet subscriptions

Recent regulator report offers insight into active internet subscriptions.
Jun 9, 2020

COVID-19’s US$2.6-bn impact on e-transactions in Africa

Research shows that the overall value of transactions is expected to be lower compared to that of 2019.

EcoCash management in hot water over agent lines

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe accuses directors of failing to adhere to its directive to disconnect lines.

Zimbabwe’s Econet to mobilise 100 000 COVID-19 test kits

Kits to be used for commercial purposes and also available free of charge to vulnerable groups.
May 8, 2020

EcoCash heads to court over agent line freeze

Operator seeks urgent interdict to lift Zimbabwe Central Bank directive.
May 6, 2020

Data price hikes leave Zimbabwe subscribers fuming

Mobile operators Econet and NetOne announce increase in tariffs, including social media bundles.
May 6, 2020

Nedbank capitalises on accelerated digital transactions

COVID-19-related lockdowns have resulted in an increase in adoption of digital financial platforms.