Old Mutual wades into Zimbabwe fintech space with O’mari

The unveiling of O’mari platform has heightened fintech competition in Zimbabwe, a market that is dominated by Econet’s EcoCash, and Innbucks.
Tawanda Karombo
Apr 28, 2023

Free-falling Zimbabwe currency prompts telecom tariff hikes

The regulator approved an industry-wide 50 percent tariff increase in February and another 50 percent effective April 1, 2023 for telecom products and services.
Jan 23, 2023

StarLink relief for Zimbabwe’s frustrated internet users

ISPs brace for competition as users expect faster, more reliable internet connectivity later this year.
Jul 5, 2022

NetOne network upgrade debacle piles on PR pressure

Zimbabwe MNO forced to issue numerous statements to explain network service outages.
Apr 14, 2022

Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
Nov 26, 2021

Zimbabwe changes tax regulation on data, smartphones

Government looks to generate more revenue from employees that work from home.
Sep 23, 2021

Zimbabwe advances on US$71m mobile broadband project

Collaboration between Huawei and NetOne officially enters third phase.
Aug 5, 2021

Wallet-agnostic Swish Pay commercially available in Zambia

Platform pilot test in January, now rolled out by NetOne Group.
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile money fuelled expansion strategy pays off for NetOne

Zimbabwe telecommunications company confirms increase OneMoney subscribers.
Sep 16, 2020

Drop in subscriber numbers leaves Zim telcos scrambling

Companies may have to ramp up promotional activities as consumers continue to feel the economic pinch.
Aug 12, 2020

Zimbabwe’s worsening situation piles on pressure for telcos

Shortage of forex, inflation among the growing list of challenges.