March 19, 2019
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JUST IN: Econet Wireless adjusts tarrifs

ZIMBABWE’S largest mobile network services provider Econet Wireless on Tuesday announced an adjustment in tariffs for roaming and international calling services to reflect movement in the exchange rate as determined on the inter-bank market.  This follows the introduction of an inter-bank foreign exchange market by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe last week Continue Reading:

Cassava Smartech launches Uber-type app for tractors

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed tech company, Cassava Smartech, an off shoot of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, has launched a tractor sharing service app modelled along ride hailing service Uber. Cassava, which already has its ride sharing services app, Vaya, plans to make ploughing tractors available to farmers within minutes anywhere in Zimbabwe.  According to Cassava Smartech Continue Reading:

Africa’s future is in solar energy: Strive Masiyiwa

AFRICA’S solution to energy problems lies in mini-power grids based on solar energy, Econet founder and Executive Chairman Strive Masiyiwa has said. Masiyiwa said this on Tuesday while giving a speech at the Milken Institute’s Mena Summit of investors in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Technology guru Sean Parker and Rwanda’s president Paul […]Continue Reading:

Econet now largest company on ZSE, value soars to $4bn

TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant, Econet is now the largest company again on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) by market value at $4 billion, replacing Delta Corporation Limited. Econet now accounts for 19 percent of ZSE’s total market capitalisation. The Telcos company, has see-sawed between pole position and fourth position in the past three years. In January 2016, […]Continue Reading:

Econet to reimburse subscribers over internet shutdown

LEADING telephony operator Econet Wireless has revealed that it will credit subscribers who bought daily data during the period when government switched off the nation from the internet. Subscribers who had purchased daily data bundles on the 15th and 16th of January 2019 will be reimbursed their daily data bundles following the internet blackout which […]Continue Reading:

ED dragged to court over internet shutdown

Two civic society organisations have dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the High Court following a government decision to completely shut down the Internet twice in a week, following a three-day stay-away called by labour unions early this week.   In the application filed on Wednesday, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and the Media Institute […]Continue Reading: