Zimbabwe

Econet Zim accelerates network buildout

The company says it modernisation efforts will continue with another 550 base station sites planned across the country.
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1:00
30 May

Yahsat enters Zimbabwe to offer satellite connectivity

Yahsat and SATCOM Technologies have teamed up to offer satellite communication services.
1:10

Zimbabwe approves Starlink licence

The President of Zimbabwe announced over the weekend that Starlink had been licenced by the regulator to provide internet and related digital processing services.
1:40
Apr 23, 2024

NEC's NeoFace Watch helps Zim nab Chinese syndicate

Zimbabwe police's facial recognition team used NEC's NeoFace Watch system to identify suspects.
1:30
Apr 8, 2024

Zimbabwe adjusts payment systems to align with new currency

The Southern African country introduced a new gold-backed currency called ZiG - Zimbabwe Gold – its latest attempt to stabilise the economy.
1:30
Mar 8, 2024

Zimbabwe commissions 1500km rail fibre network

The project is expected to connect local communities, businesses, and government institutions.
1:30

African finance ministers urge govts to bridge tech gap

The UN’s Economic Commission for Africa is now reorienting its work, with particular focus on technology, infrastructure and climate.
1:20
Feb 26, 2024

Chinese miner arrested in Zimbabwe for using Starlink

Authorities are launching state-wide operations to apprehend anyone who uses Starlink services illegally.
1:10

E-hailing company Bolt expands into Zimbabwe

Bolt is expanding into Zimbabwe, its third country in Southern Africa, following a successful pilot in Zambia and operations in South Africa.
1:50
Jan 24, 2024

Zimbabwe cracks down on Starlink users

Authorities are launching state-wide operations to apprehend anyone who is using Elon Musk's Starlink.
2:00
Jan 17, 2024

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.
1:50
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.
1:30
Dec 5, 2023

Zimbabwe sets aside $9.7 billion for ICT

Zimbabwe has dedicated approximately $9.7 billion to ICT priorities such as infrastructure and the digitally connected economy.