Category: Science and Technology

ICT To Improve Web Presence in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has a mobile penetration rate of 102.7 percent (according to PORTAZ January 2018) meaning over 100 percent of the Zimbabwean population has access to the...

Ms Mellany Mariri, General Manager for Marketing at Econet Wireless Zimbabwe.

Econet pilots mobile games with 100 000 select customers

Econet Wireless has started piloting mobile games on 100 000 randomly selected customers, ahead of full commercial launch at the end of the month. The pilot follows the...

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) President Prof. Benedict Oramah

“Afreximbank Creating Digital Ecosystem to Ease Trade Finance Flows,” Says President

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is working, with the support of African Union (AU), to create a digital ecosystem that will eliminate the major bottlenecks...

Digital Lab Africa

30 African creatives selected to compete at the DLA Online Pitch Competition

The Digital Lab Africa (DLA) call for projects #3 closed on the 31st of January 2019 with around 500 entries from over 30 Sub-Saharan African countries. The DLA digital...

Unpacking the Green Innovation Hub with Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo
Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo presents on Green Innovation Hub

Unpacking the Green Innovation Hub with Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo

By Byron Mutingwende Mr Cloffas Nyagumbo, the Green Innovation Hub (GiHub) Project Manager and Deputy Country Director of SNV Zimbabwe had a one-on-one meeting with...

Econet unveils the largest industrial solar plant in Zimbabwe
Econet solar plant in Willowvale

Econet unveils the largest industrial solar plant in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless has commissioned a 466KW solar power plant at its Willowvale industrial complex in Harare, the largest commercial and industrial carport and roof mount...

How ICTs are being misused to perpetuate poverty
ICTs-related costs in many African countries eroding the meagre promised benefits

How ICTs are being misused to perpetuate poverty

By Charles Dhewa Contrary to the hype in which ICTs are presented as a panacea, ICTs-related costs in many African countries eroding the meagre promised benefits....

Houlin Zhao, secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Houlin Zhao, secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

U.N. Telecoms Chief Houlin Zhao Says Huawei Allegations Driven by Politics Not Evidence

U.S. security concerns about 5G mobile networks built by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei appear to be driven by politics and trade rather than any evidence, the head of...

Liquid Telecom receives US$180 million
Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom receives US$180 million

Liquid Telecom has confirmed that it has completed the US$180 million sale of an 8 percent stake to the British government Sovereign Wealth Fund for developing countries...

Kenyan Science Teacher Peter Tabichi Wins Global Prize
Peter Tabichi

Kenyan Science Teacher Peter Tabichi Wins Global Prize

A science teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away most of his salary to support poorer pupils, has won a $1m prize (£760,000) for the world’s best teacher. Peter...