Patrick Chinamasa

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa's administration steps in to reform telcos

Govt gives go-ahead to partially privatise state-owned telecom companies TelOne, NetOne and Telecel.
Tawanda Karombo

Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

Zimbabwe government's latest effort to curb 'cyber mischief' has media and legal groups concerned.
Oct 10, 2017

Zimbabwe announces new cyber security ministry

Government follows up on controversial Computer and Cyber Crimes Bill.

How Zimbabwe's USF plans to connect millions side-lined by telcos

Officials to mobilise resources to build an additional 250 sites that will be shared between three main service providers.
Dec 13, 2016

Internet connectivity tops Zim's 2017 budget plans

Finance Ministry allocates US$17m towards ICT, with specific attention to internet access.
Dec 9, 2016

Telcos to bankroll Zimbabwe's Health Fund

Finance Minister confirms govt plan to utilise funds to develop e-government platforms and support struggling healthcare services sector.
Sep 9, 2016

Zimbabwe impounds telecom fund for digitalisation

Authorities utilise Universal Services Fund to support state broadcaster's digitalisation program.
Dec 11, 2015

China's Inspur Group in joint venture with Zim govt

PC manufacturing venture established as part of 'look-east policy'.
Dec 2, 2015

Zimbabwe, China clinch FTTH deal

Fibre-to-the-Home fibre optic project receives a boost after two countries cement a string of investment deals.
Nov 27, 2015

Zimbabwe's $300m telecom industry capex for 2016

Govt looks to capitalise on investment in Southern African country's growing telecoms industry.
Jul 31, 2015

Adapt or fall - Zim finance minister warns telcos

Telcos advised to modify business models ahead of govt infrastructure sharing plans across utility sectors.
Sep 12, 2014

Zimbabwe introduces 25% mobile phone tax

Dwindling state coffers have pushed the country's finance minister to launch new levies.