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
Jan 17, 2023

Vodafone gets the nod to dispose Ghanaian unit

National Communications Authority of Ghana has approved application by Vodafone Ghana to transfer a 70% stake to Telecel.
Aug 8, 2019

Hard-pressed Zim telcos hike data bundle tariffs

Increased operational costs, loss of value of local currency and rising inflation are key challenges.
Mar 19, 2019

Zimbabwe targets US$350-million from telco shares

Government hopes to raise the amount from the sale of shares in state-owned telcos.
Nov 26, 2018

Zimbabwe outlines plans for US$17.9 million ICT budget

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube confirms R&D, business incubation and modernisation as priorities.
Jul 19, 2018

Econet to pay out US$20 million quarterly dividend

Company under pressure to utilise funds amid continued challenges with local currency and foreign exchange.
May 31, 2018

Econet's data strategy pays off

Chief Financial Officer presents financial results for the financial year to end February 2018.
Apr 13, 2018

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa's administration steps in to reform telcos

Govt gives go-ahead to partially privatise state-owned telecom companies TelOne, NetOne and Telecel.
Mar 19, 2018

Zimbabwe – drop in number of telco workers as data usage spikes

Latest industry stats from regulator reflects a 10% decline.

Zim start-ups to ride on telcos' platforms

ICT Minister launches policy and names six tech start-ups selected to immediately benefit.
Feb 28, 2018

Mobile money, data service pays off for Econet

Zimbabwe telco declares a 0.93c dividend per share for nine-month period to end November 2017.