Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe hikes taxes on electronic forex transactions

One of the measures government has implemented to try to stop economic nose-dive.
Tawanda Karombo

Internet costs increase in Zimbabwe as ISPs hit with new tax

New 10% excise duty expected to drive up costs and impact internet penetration rate.
Dec 6, 2021

Data Protection Act in force in Zimbabwe

Industry regulator Potraz designated Data Protection Authority.

Zimbabwe edges closer to official cryptocurrency adoption

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

Zimbabwe establishes national datacentre amid concern over data privacy

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

Econet ordered to stop COVID-19 spam

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

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter emerges as citizens protest Mnangagwa govt

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

Court stays EcoCash search warrant

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

Econet asks suppliers to take 20% pay cut

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

Zimbabwe lifts lockdown for telecommunications

Telco employees have struggled to carry out services under lockdown conditions.
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.
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.