Category: Business

EcoCash signs up more banks, pushes for total integrated mobile financial services

By Byron Mutingwende Popular mobile money service, EcoCash, has integrated with MBCA Bank Limited, bringing to 11 the number of banks directly integrated with the mobile...

Women bear the brunt of extractive sector misgovernance

By Byron Mutingwende Watching the “Marange Voices” documentary on diamond mining in Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe, delegates attending the summer school on...

Mineral leakages hampering Africa’s development

By Byron Mutingwende Despite being a continent with abundant natural resources that present a massive potential for progress, mineral leakages are hampering Africa’s...

Poor countries spending climate cash on rich world consultants

Published on 02/11/2017, 11:42am Lack of expertise means money for climate protection is spent on consultancy fees, which African officials say end up back in wealthy...

Districts linked to food and nutrition security information system

By Byron Mutingwende   The government has launched the “district risk profiles” in a bid to ensure a national integrated food and nutrition security...

Econet posts solid half-year results

… Bets on new TMT model to drive business growth …   HARARE (October 31, 2017) – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe today announced solid half-year financial results...

Econet’s “Swipe into Ecocash” boosts financial inclusion

By Byron Mutingwende   The launch of Econet’s “Swipe into Ecocash” facility today (Wednesday 25 October 2017) is set to improve financial inclusion among...

Agriculture a key sector for youth employment

By Byron Mutingwende   Agriculture has the potential to create employment opportunities for young men and women, a senior government official has said.   Dr...

Econet leads Zimbabwe’s telecommunication sector

By Byron Mutingwende Telecom regulator Potraz releases quarterly industry report Econet maintains top spot in mobile sector   The local telecommunications...

Zim urged to engage USA to end sanctions

By Thabani Dube The Acting Ambassador of Sudan to Zimbabwe, Rida Osman says the Government of Zimbabwe must initiate dialogue with the United States of America to end...