Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
Stanley Karombo
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Zimbabwe telecoms’ ongoing fight for forex

Operators urgently require foreign currency to strengthen capacity to procure raw and packaging materials.
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Zimbabwe hikes taxes on electronic forex transactions

One of the measures government has implemented to try to stop economic nose-dive.
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ZOL emerges as Liquid Home Zimbabwe

Rebrand reflects much-awaited alignment with the parent brand - Liquid Intelligent Technologies (LIT).
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Apr 21, 2022

Zimbabwe’s mobile money market rattled after InnBucks shut down

Authorities argue the Simbisa-run service does not possess a permit.
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Zimbabwe’s loss- making state-owned telcos face uncertain future

Auditor General report underlines crisis enveloping PowerTel Communications and TelOne.
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Apr 14, 2022

Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
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Masiyiwa’s daughter appointed to Econet Wireless board

Development has happened weeks after Strive Masiyiwa’s resignation his position on the board.
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Apr 5, 2022

Fintech rules in Zimbabwe as more banks shut physical branches

Several banks including FBC Holdings have opted to invest in digital offerings, spurred by what they describe as a supportive regulatory environment.
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Zimbabwe's e-passport system goes live

Applicants can collect their passports within 48 hours of their application compared to seven days for those who apply in person.
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Mar 7, 2022

Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch likely to delay 5G deployment

Tech regulator appeals to RBZ to prioritise telecommunications in the allocation of forex as operators battle to secure equipment imports.
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Mar 1, 2022

Econet and Ericsson launch 5G in Zimbabwe

Companies say 5G solutions will boost capacity and user experience with faster network speeds and response times.
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Feb 28, 2022

Masiyiwa tight-lipped about ‘next business chapter’

Zimbabwean billionaire and telecommunications tycoon hints at “key business moves” after retiring from Econet board.