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Zim Robotics Team Ready To Conquer The World

I am excited to be part of the 2020 Zimbabwe National Robotics Team that is participating in one of the world’s biggest challenges in robotics, the FIRST Global Challenge. By Marlvern Chimbwanda (U6 Mufakose 1 High) FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology.” This robotics challenge, done the Olympic style, started […]

ICTs Key In Fighting Covid-19: Minister

The success in the fight against Covid 19 lies on the power of Information Communication Technology (ICT), ICT Minister Jenfan Muswere has said. He made the remarks yesterday while comemorating World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) running under the theme Connect 2030: ICTs for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . “In these trying times, […]

DStv Rewards Customers For Staying Connected During Lockdown

DStv viewers with paid-up subscriptions are being upgraded to the next bouquet for the duration of the subscription period during the lockdown period. By Tawanda Chikosi Liz Dziva, publicity and public relations manager of MultiChoice Zimbabwe, said the MultiChoice Group had made the decision to provide bonus upgrades to provide support during the lockdown, a […]

POTRAZ Demystifies Link Between COVID-19 and 5G Network.

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) last week denied the myth going around that there is a link between the COVID-19 pandemic and fifth-generation (5G) cellular mobile technologies. By Tawanda Chikosi In a statement, POTRAZ General Director, Dr Gift Machengete said there is no scientific link and COVID-19 or any clinical evidence […]

Ministry Challenged To Re-Align Curriculum Towards Design Technology

AS a number of developing countries continue to seek strategies for industrialization, learning institutions could not be left out of the bandwagon as most of them have started partnering software developing companies to move ahead of their competitors. By Admire Masuku Call it the race to the internet of things or as Advanced Design Colleges […]

Advanced Design Colleges Dream Big

Organisers of the Computer Aided Designing (CAD) competition that features High school students are working on creating a platform where students can market their designs as part of efforts to encourage them to start their own enterprises. Nathan Guma / Bridget Mabanda. Advanced Design Colleges (ADC) director David Ngandu told delegates who attended the second […]

Liquid Telecom Rolls Out Free WIFI For Tertiary Students

Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe has rolled out the Free WIFI to 48 higher and tertiary learning institutions as part of its long-term initiative to equip citizens across Africa with Digital Age access and skills. Dubbed Edu-Zone, the initiative has seen the installation of free WIFI zone at the institutions’ cafeterias, halls of residence and sports fields […]

NetOne, POTRAZ To Hold Joint Cyber Security Symposium  

The country’s second biggest network provider NetOne in partnership with telecommunications regulator, Postal Telecommunications and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), will tomorrow host a joint Cyber Security Symposium in Bulawayo. The symposium will officially mark the end of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month which has been running under the theme “Safe Surfing”. The awareness […]

Zim Digital to Host Digital and Social Media Week

Zimbabwe Digital & Social Media Awards is set to host a Digital and Social Media Week (DSM) from November 11 to 15, online 263Chat has learnt. DSM Week is a free online conference bringing together digital and social media marketing experts from Zimbabwe and Africa to unpack the digital landscape in Africa and discuss how […]