29 Oct

Zimbabwe’s EcoCash moving bulk funds from banned agent lines

Process could only be done after Central Bank’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) was satisfied with the legitimacy of the source of the money.
Jul 23, 2020

Court stays EcoCash search warrant

As telcos, businesses continue to battle COVID-19 infections.
Jul 9, 2020

Network outage irks Econet subscribers

Zimbabwe mobile operator restores data and voice services, blames ‘technical glitch’.
May 25, 2020

EcoCash management in hot water over agent lines

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe accuses directors of failing to adhere to its directive to disconnect lines.
May 8, 2020

EcoCash heads to court over agent line freeze

Operator seeks urgent interdict to lift Zimbabwe Central Bank directive.
Dec 31, 2019

Massive surge in mobile money transactions in Zimbabwe

Industry regulator's Q3 report reflects on surge in transactions.
Oct 3, 2019

Zimbabwe reverses mobile money functionality freeze

Latest development follows EcoCash's recent legal action against directive.

EcoCash seeks legal interdict against central bank directive

Cassava Fintech files application for temporary interdict against central bank directive to halt cash0in and cash-out mobile money functionalities.
Sep 17, 2019

Mobile money agents cash in on Zimbabwe's cash crunch

Premiums of up to 40% charged on balances cashed out from mobile wallets as local banks struggle to meet demand for notes and coins.
Aug 23, 2019

EcoCash mobilises bureau de change service

Foreign currency component linked to mobile transfer platform.
Aug 15, 2019

Africa is last growth frontier for FinTech companies

Sub-Saharan Africa will become a flagship for mobile disruption by 2025.