Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
The southern African country faces chronic shortages of physical cash, so almost all transactions are done digitally, and many via mobile phones
Zimbabwean banks intend to fight a $100m lawsuit brought by Cambria Africa's units in the country following a dispute over payments, court filings show.
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, which has a market value of $3.1bn, has announced it’s in talks that may affect its share price, urging stockholder caution when trading its securities.
Econet Wireless's Kwese pay-TV platform is taking competition directly to MultiChoice Zimbabwe's doorstep by offering free Facebook access and a subscription package for civil servants.
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has paid a first-quarter dividend for the first time since dollarisation, as Zimbabwean companies and individuals battle to preserve their bank balance values.
EcoCash, a mobile payment solution owned by Econet Zimbabwe, has announced another reduction of its monthly transaction limit for its EcoCash debit card.
South Africa’s currency could effectively start circulating in Zimbabwe as mobile network Econet Wireless introduces rand wallet on its mobile money platform in the country.
Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is set to get at least $300m from China Development Bank and ZTE.
Analysts have forecast a tough year ahead for Econet Wireless and other smaller mobile operators in Zimbabwe, as the government readies for a further cut in voice tariffs.
Zimbabweans don't have access to WhatsApp’s voice calling feature on Econet's social network bundles as the mobile operator says users must pay for this service separately.
Econet Wireless of Zimbabwe has put its media unit up for sale after saying earlier this month it would be closed because of a shortage of foreign currency in the country.
Multichoice's rival, Econet Media says its current subscription services and channel offering, Kwese TV, would cease operations at the beginning of November.
Zimbabwe’s telecoms giant Econet Wireless Zimbabwe says it has spent more than $1.3bn since 1998 to build its telecoms empire, which has racked up billions in revenue.
It's business as usual for telecom tycoon Strive Masiyiwa’s Econet Wireless in Zimbabwe despite the takeover of power by the military.
The Zimbabwean government is haggling with Econet Wireless over infrastructure sharing which Econet argues should be implemented on a one on one basis.
Zimbabwe has reversed new data tariffs which have caused a furore among consumers, who saw them not only as steep but also an attempt to clamp down on social media.
The buyer is partnering with Royal Bafokeng Holdings, which has committed to taking a 30% stake in Neotel.
Zimbabwean expats in South Africa now have another means to send money back home as the EcoCash mobile money platform switches on cross-border payments.
The country's biggest mobile company has been dragged down by significant tariff cuts, punitive regulatory measures and a deflationary economic environment.
The company says a government requirement to have mobile networks share infrastructure could be a move by authorities to seize its assets.
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