Category: Development

At AfricaCom, Orange presents its latest innovations to democratise access to smartphones, encourage e-education and support the startup ecosystem

Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of the smartphone market is still seeing...

A youth farmer with tomatoes

Decent Jobs for Youth on youth entrepreneurship in Africa

With youth unemployment in sub-Saharan Africa reaching over 11 million and a further 69% of young people identifying as the ‘working poor’, key public and private...

Tourism Business Council of Zimbabwe (TBCZ), Mr. Tich Hwingwiri

Stabilise prices as a matter of urgency: TBCZ urges government

BY Miriam Zvomuya The Tourism Business Council of Zimbabwe (TBCZ) has urged the government to stabilise prices so that business in travel and tourism remain functional....

Econet's Head of Operations - On Demand Services, Mr. Eugine Gorimani

Econet’s Vaya vs Taxi, Vaya Wins!!!

By Tapiwa Matthew Mutisi Those of you’ve who’ve never used Vaya might be wondering why I am reviewing a taxi service on this website. But once you try Vaya, you’ll...

Ecobank is partnering with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Africa to secure resources for their local first aid volunteers.

Ecobank, IFRC partnership to strengthen local communities in Africa

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) (www.IFRC.org) have signed an agreement to work closely...

Minister Mupfumira and Dr Karikoga Kaseke, the ZTA Chief Executive, in London

Zimbabwe intensifying its brand marketing in various source markets

Zimbabwe is seriously looking at intensifying its brand marketing in various source markets in line with its marketing strategy coined “Vision 2025 National...

Narrowing gap between formal and informal markets

Reducing the gap between formal and informal economies

By Charles Dhewa   Narrowing the gap between formal and informal economies remains a big challenge for many African countries. Instead of increasing interdependence...

ZPHCA organised a publicity day in Harare last week

ZPHCA calls for inclusion of children with disabilities in all facets of life

By Byron Mutingwende   The Zimbabwe Parents of Handicapped Children Association (ZPHCA) has said it expects that concerns in development such as inclusivity and...

EcoFarmer leverages satellite weather data used by farmers on mobile phones to check location based specific weather information

Let’s embrace technology to combat climate change: Econet

By Byron Mutingwende Ms. Caroline Mozhendi, the Econet Head of Agribusiness has encouraged the use of technology to combat the effects of climate change by farmers in...

Zimbabwe's representatives to the African Spelling Bee Competition

Lindsay Mukaronda makes it to Africa Spelling Bee Competition

By Byron Mutingwende   For a Grade 7 Bryden Country School pupil, Lindsay Mukaronda, representing Zimbabwe at the third African Spelling Championship at the Ocean...