Zimbabwe has two Fintechs ready to sandbox as country delves deeper into CBDC

RBZ Governor John Mangudya said the role of stakeholders in the CBDC journey is paramount.
Tawanda Karombo
Mar 7, 2022

Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch likely to delay 5G deployment

Tech regulator appeals to RBZ to prioritise telecommunications in the allocation of forex as operators battle to secure equipment imports.
Oct 28, 2021

Zimbabwe announces new plan to tackle ‘economic sabotage’

Central bank looks to phase out bulk airtime sales.
May 18, 2021

Zimbabwe telcos short on forex to upgrade infrastructure

Companies appeal to government for increase in allocation as per the current auction system.
Dec 25, 2020

EcoCash kicks against ZimSwitch integration

Mobile money platform appeals to Central Bank for exemption.
Jul 21, 2020

Zimbabwe reins in mobile money service providers

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issues directive to link to ZimSwitch to ensure seamless integration.
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.
Mar 19, 2020

Zimbabwe hints at stricter cryptocurrency control

Reserve Bank executive announces proposal for a regulatory sandbox.
Jan 23, 2020

Zimbabwe's central bank reins in service providers

Digital finance firms asked to provide geolocation of access points, devices and mobile money agents.
Jun 26, 2019

Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank clarifies foreign currency policy

Country faces ongoing economic decline and is having to manage modalities around payments for companies like MultiChoice.
Sep 17, 2018

Zim must invest in cryptocurrency says finance head

Newly appointed Finance Minister will urge Central Bank to establish unit to embrace virtual currencies.