Strive Masiyiwa
13 May

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.
Apr 16, 2020

Generation Africa kicks off next agritech competition for Africa

Organisers say the 2020 competition launched amid the coronavirus pandemic will give hope and support to agripreneurs on the African continent.
Feb 24, 2020

Liquid Telecom announces first fibre service in South Sudan

First phase of an agreement that covers 300km fibre backbone linking Uganda to Juba.
Nov 18, 2019

Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African 'netpreneurs'

Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.

'Include all or lose out'

African countries urged to reduce costs in order to secure digital inclusion.
Sep 6, 2019

Did Mugabe set a precedent for ICT management in Zimbabwe?

Country's former leader has died and is likely to be remembered for, among other things, his crackdown on social media freedom.
Jul 1, 2019

Liquid spearheads South Sudan's first fibre network

Country connected to 'One Africa' broadband network.
May 2, 2019

Econet Group to list Mascom shares on Botswana Stock Exchange

Initial public offering expected in October 2019 at US$10 per share.

Zimbabwe offline as govt moves to control communication

There is currently no internet connectivity in the Southern African country with authorities having issued a fresh directive to ISPs and telcos.
Dec 10, 2018

Liquid Telecom to invest R5.6bn in Egypt

The pan-African telecoms group will invest $400 million in Egyptian network infrastructure and data centres, following completion of the 'Cape to Cairo' link.
Nov 29, 2018

Minority shareholders mount challenge against Econet founder

Vote on conversion of debentures rescheduled after shareholder revolt.