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‘COVID-19 Lockdown Has Brought More Harm Than Good to Women’

A Manicaland based community development pressure group, Platform for Youth and Community Development (PYCD) has raised alarm over the COVID-19 induced national lockdown which they said has brought more harm to women than good. In a statement to mark the international women’s day, PYCD said COVID-19 induced lockdowns dashed Zimbabwe’s hope of achieving gender equity […]

Econet reviews bundle tariff prices

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) has reviewed its voice, SMS and data bundles in line with tariffs approved by the regulator in August last year. The latest adjustment comes after State-owned mobile network operator NetOne increased its bundle prices last week, with Telecel Zimbabwe expected to follow soon as the telecommunications industry battles viability challenges. “Please […]

Econet, Telecel likely to follow NetOne in reviewing data bundle tariffs

MOBILE network operators Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Telecel Zimbabwe are likely to adjust their discounts on mobile data bundles this month to offset rising costs, industry insiders have said. This follows State-owned mobile network operator NetOne’s announcement this week that it will be reviewing its bundle tariffs with effect from Friday, 5 March, 2021. Statistics […]

Liquid Telecom Redundant Sub-Sea Network Unaffected By Red Sea Cable Outages

Liquid Telecom, a leading pan-African telecommunications group, ensured continuity of service to its customers during the recent outages of the SEA-ME-WE 5 and EIG submarine cables. Liquid Telecom operates an intelligent subsea cable system that automatically reroutes network traffic during such outages, thus ensuring service reliability on our resilient architecture. This differentiates Liquid Telecom from other […]

Hindu Temples Reopening In Harare

Two Hindu temples in Harare (Zimbabwe), run by The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH), which have been closed for few months due to COVID-19, are opening again on March three with various protocols.   The temperature of each person entering the premises of the Hindoo Society will be taken and hands will be sanitized at the entrance. […]

Call for new incentives to stimulate local telecoms, ICT industry

THE government should implement policies that enhance access to connectivity and drive investment in more resilient digital infrastructure for the future, experts have said. This comes as the COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated the country’s need for robust digital infrastructure while exposing significant gaps in the provision and access to information and communication technologies (ICTs). Industry […]

EDF and DPA team up in Kenya to accelerate access to affordable solar energy for commercial and industrial customers

Today, Électricité De France (EDF), a world leading low-carbon electricity company, and Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a company of the pan-African group Econet Global Limited, announce that they are joining forces to develop and deploy renewable energy solutions for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in Kenya. On February 25th, 2021, EDF acquired a 50% stake […]

Court Stops Prosecution Of NRZ Employee During Lockdown

THE High Court has ordered the state-run National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to stop disciplinary proceedings against its employee Andrew Bakasa, who had been summoned to answer to charges of misconduct. Bakasa, who is employed as an engineer at NRZ’s Mutare office, had been summoned by the state-run rail company’s Senior Personnel Officer only identified […]