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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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Mobile transactions surpass U.S.$2bn

The value of transactions processed through mobile platforms surpassed $2 billion during the first five months of the year, highlighting the increasing number of people turning to mobile devices to transact.

By Martin Kadzere 24 Jul 2015 09:22

US firm takes over Nettcash

A United States based mobile payments firm, Mozido, said yesterday it has acquired a majority stake in Zimbabwean firm NettCash, which also runs similar operations, as part of its expansion programme.

23 Jul 2015 15:04



Zarnet eyes Telecel takeover

Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.

17 Jul 2015 10:29

TelOne to pursue partnership with NetOne

Fixed telecoms operator TelOne is set to partner NetOne in activating its mobile operating licence. The licence granted in 2011 gives the go ahead for TelOne to be the fourth mobile operator in the country...

13 Jul 2015 09:57

Namibia: MTC launches O-Yeah

MTC Mobile Application has launched an 'app' that gives users of smartphones, tablets and personal computers easy access and flexibility to determine their own costing for voice, data, SMS and social media bundles...

By Mandisa Rasmeni 29 Jun 2015 08:38

Namibia: Find your way with pocket guide app

The Tourism Expo served as the launch platform for an exciting new app with a high utility value for tourists. It offers local establishments and tourism operators...

By Ibilola 22 Jun 2015 07:44

Telecel appoints new Chief Executive

Telecel Zimbabwe has appointed Angeline Vere as its new chief executive, she becomes Telecel Zimbabwe's fourth CEO in five years...

By Tawanda Musarurwa 22 Jun 2015 07:37

Zimbabwe's Econet reports 41% drop in profits

HARARE: Zimbabwe's biggest mobile company Econet Wiresless reported a 41% drop in profits, dragged down by significant tariff cuts, punitive regulatory measures and a deflationary economic environment in the country...

By Malcom Sharara 22 May 2015 08:35

Telecomms infrastructure sharing the in-thing

The current debate around the sharing of infrastructure by mobile phone and internet companies is one that calls for sincere dialogue among key stakeholders, who include policymakers...

By Koliwe Nyoni- Majama and Christopher Musodza 20 May 2015 09:10

Call to share mobile phone infrastructure

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Postal and Courier Services has called for a strong policy on infrastructure sharing by all mobile phone companies in the country...

By Diana Nherera 18 May 2015 09:20

Airtel, Nexva to launch Malawi's mobile app store

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Malawi, has announced a strategic partnership with neXva to launch Airtel branded mobile app stores in Malawi...

8 May 2015 11:31

Zimbabwe shuts down mobile phone firm over black empowerment

HARARE - Zimbabwe on Wednesday shut down the country's second largest mobile phone service provider, Telecel Zimbabwe, partly for breaching black empowerment laws, officials said...

30 Apr 2015 11:00

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Emirates launches app for Apple Watch

When the Apple Watch becomes available on 24 April, Emirates' customers from around the globe will be able to enjoy the smart features and sleek interface of the Emirates app for Apple Watch...

18 Mar 2015 09:02

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