OPINION

Time to give technocratic management of economy a chance

THE experiences of the hyperinflation still linger in the minds of many citizens. Since the end of the GNU tenure, the management of the economy of the country has been struggling to regain full confi...

By Dr Bongani Ngwenya | Published: 30 September 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Mnangagwa launches hightech ferrochrome plant

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday launched one of the country's most advanced technological chrome processing plants as the new administration continues to launch multi-million dollar projects to...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2018

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Air Zimbabwe to secure technical partner

Cabinet is expected to make a major pronouncement on Air Zimbabwe, amid indications that an inter-ministerial task-force put together to find a lasting solution to the problems dogging the national fl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

'HIT best to understand blockchain tech'

THE Zimbabwe Information and Communication Technology Division (ZICT) says Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) has some of the best brains in understanding blockchain technology used to develop crypt...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

TelOne hosts fintech solutions hackathon

TELONE Centre for Learning (TCFL), a subdivision of rising fixed telecommunications firm, TelOne, will this week host a OneMoney mobile financial services hackathon, with the aim of promoting product ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa to launch satellite technology agency

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is today set to launch the Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency (Zingsa) and tomorrow officiate at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Beitbridge modernisation pro...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

RBZ embraces blockchain tech

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has put into motion studies to investigate blockchain technology as it is a new developing global innovation.RBZ governor John Mangudya told guests attending Alpha M...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2018

FINANCIAL SERVICES

'Adapt technology to solve African problems'

"It is important for us as Africans to understand the challenges we face and find ways of using technology to solve them," NMB Bank chief operating officer Gerald Gore told participants in the Enactus...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Smart technologies will drive Africa's electrical expansion

The use of advanced metering technologies is steadily on the rise in Africa, but, to evolve the business models of the electrical utilities operating on the continent, utilities still need to harness ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

FINANCIAL SERVICES

FinTechs are filling the gaps in SA's banking industry

The South African government has committed to an aggressive program of economic reform to reignite its stalled economy. President Cyril Ramaphosa's new deal for banks and corporates offers renewed dyn...

By Agencies | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

'Mnangagwa has a highly technical rigging plan'

OPPOSITION reaction to Wednesday's announcement of the election date was mixed with some parties saying they were ready to send President Emmerson Mnangagwa packing while others demanded progress on e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Zimbabwe lags in innovation, technology

Zimbabwe is lagging in terms of technology after the country only made a paltry 28 patent applications, latest data from the United Nations has shown.The patent applications made by people living in ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 May 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF gets tech-savvy to win polls

THE ruling Zanu-PF party has embraced bulk messaging as part of its cocktail of campaign platforms to reach out to the electorate ahead of this year's general elections.After recently launching the #E...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim tech development lagging behind, Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe will leapfrog and catch up in technological development despite the fact that it is presently lagging way behind other economies.Speaking after touring Dahua Technology, the world's second-la...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 April 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

MedTech warns of medicines shortage

PHARMACEUTICALS manufacturing firm, MedTech Holdings, has warned of a looming drugs shortage after it failed to access foreign currency from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to import critical medic...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

UK CEO named Zimbabwe tech envoy

THE founder and CEO of a Manchester-based consumer technology and security company, VST Enterprises, has been named as the new Science and Technology Ambassador to the Zimbabwean Government.The ambas...

By Agencies | Published: 15 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet goes hi-tech in customer experience

Listed telecoms and tech giant, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ), has taken the lead in the use of artificial intelligence to manage its customer services support in a move set to significantly improve ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

'Wireless technology crucial for development'

Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira has emphasised the importance of radio frequencies in the development of the economy and enhancing the country's connectivity to t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 February 2018

JOBS

Short- and Long-Term Experts

Call for Short- and Long-Term Experts / Youth Workforce, Employment and Vocational Skills Development: TechnoServeDeadline: 15 February 2018 Location: Zambia, Malawi or ZimbabweSeeking: Mid-Senior Lev...

By TechnoServe | Published: 25 January 2018

EDUCATION

Polytechnics have no mandate to offer degrees

HIGHER Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira has reiterated that polytechnics have no mandate to offer degree programmes.He said such a mandate rests with unive...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2018

JOBS

Programme Coordinator: Young Africa Agri-Tech

Programme Coordinator: Young Africa Agri-TechDeadline: 6 December 2017 Location: Mozambique Young Africa, a Mozambican association, aims at the empowerment of underprivileged young people. A...

By Young Africa Agri-Tech | Published: 30 November 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa might introduce technocrats

New Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he breaks with the past and names a broad-based government or selects old guard figure...

By Reuters | Published: 27 November 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese boost for Technites enterprise

Econet Wireless Group's Technites enterprise has received a significant boost from the High Court ruling on Kwese TV as a ramp up in installations could see Technites earning as much as $50 a day for ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 October 2017

AFRICA NEWS

JSE hit by a technical glitch, to be shut down

THE JOHANNESBURG Stoch Exchange has been hit by a technical glitch on the Equity Market and also on the Equity Derivatives Market.In a statement to its clients, the JSE said it was dealing with a pro...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2017

OPINION

Innovation, technology critical for agric development

The need for investment in Zimbabwe's agricultural sector by local and international corporations has become a necessity for a steady growth of our economy.Zimbabwe's premier showcase, the Harare Agri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 August 2017
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