Emmerson Mnangagwa

Data Protection Act in force in Zimbabwe

Industry regulator Potraz designated Data Protection Authority.
Tawanda Karombo
2:00

Zimbabwe edges closer to official cryptocurrency adoption

Bitcoin and Stablecoins could soon serve as an alternative currency and legal tender.
1:50

Zimbabwe establishes national datacentre amid concern over data privacy

Despite criticism, authorities insist the resource will help digitalise departments and reinforce e-government strategy.
1:50
Feb 18, 2021

Econet ordered to stop COVID-19 spam

Zimbabwe’s High Court orders telco to stop sending unsolicited messages to subscribers.
2:00

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter emerges as citizens protest Mnangagwa govt

Zimbabweans flock to social media in response to latest State-of-the-Nation address.
2:20
Jul 23, 2020

Court stays EcoCash search warrant

As telcos, businesses continue to battle COVID-19 infections.
1:40
Apr 30, 2020

Econet asks suppliers to take 20% pay cut

Telecommunications firm appeals to suppliers to help it navigate tough operating conditions.
1:40

Zimbabwe lifts lockdown for telecommunications

Telco employees have struggled to carry out services under lockdown conditions.
1:30
Jan 16, 2019

Connectivity under siege: Right2Know petitions Zim govt

Organisation among a list of twenty urging authorities to restore access to internet and social media sites.
1:50
Dec 5, 2018

Zim IT experts laugh off govt's 1% for R&D proposal

Officials not in a financial position to push for increased innovation capacity warn market analysts.
2:30
Oct 10, 2018

Zim govt moves to quell price increase protests

 Authorities issue threats after price increases, bans protests over new tax.
1:50

ICT, education under spotlight at 8th Innovation Africa 2018 Summit

Captains of industry, government officials and investors scheduled to meet in Zimbabwe in late November.