A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.
11 Dec 2013 09:42
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
TechZim reports that the use of Opera Mini in Zimbabwe has been increasing while the use of other mobile browsers have been declining over the past two months.
7 Nov 2013 12:09
The Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services of the Republic of Zimbabwe is hosting the 2013 ICT Achiever's Awards to acknowledge the efforts of individuals and organisations who have excelled and contributed meaningfully to the development of our nation.
5 Nov 2013 10:02
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013 09:08
Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider held its Broaderway Forum-Zimbabwe chapter during the 3rd Southern Africa Regional Broadband Next Generation Networks and New Technologies Workshop in Victoria Falls.
16 Oct 2013 15:37
In October 2007, ZANU-PF Politburo members Sikhanyiso Ndlovu and Jonathan Moyo sat in the same committee room at Parliament where backbenchers challenged the State's monopoly on the airwaves.
By Clemence Manyukwe 11 Oct 2013 07:35
17-21 November will see the StartupBus tour departing from Zimbabwe and setting off to Cape Town with the aim of strongly connecting international entrepreneurs with their African counterparts.
25 Sep 2013 12:46
Microsoft has launched Microsoft Office 365 in Zimbabwe, making the latest cloud-based service available to local businesses.
By Nanine Steenkamp 25 Sep 2013 10:02
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
According to a report on Bulawayo 24, Shoprite has quit trading in Zimbabwe after the retail outlet was closed down on Monday.
19 Sep 2013 08:03
As part of the Brand Zimbabwe Series project to promote Zimbabwe tourism, enhance tourists' experiences and activate local brands, Nhume Marketing Communications has released a free Z-CARD pocket guide to Victoria Falls.
11 Sep 2013 08:32
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
IT Web Africa reports that Zimbabwean mobile operator, Econet Wireless, will soon enable Zimbabweans living in South Africa who use its 'CALL HOME SIM' cards, to load money using their handsets, and send it 'instantly' to an Econet number in Zimbabwe.
29 Aug 2013 11:44
NEWSWATCH: In what can be described as an effort to put Zimbabwe back on the map as an appealing tourist attraction after taking some knocks due to its economic collapse and political violence, Zimbabwean officials are planning on developing a 'Disneyland in Africa', reports Voices of Africa.
28 Aug 2013 13:18
Telecel Zimbabwe has donated funds to the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) to hold workshops on new media and ICT reporting, reports Humanipo.
26 Aug 2013 14:04
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe will be launching Africa's first Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, also known as 4G, by Zimbabwe and Zambia jointly hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly, reports BizTech Africa.
22 Aug 2013 08:54
Turnover at Pick n Pay's Zimbabwean joint venture TM Supermarkets grew by 5% during the quarter period to the end of June as the supermarket chain continues to boost its presence in the country by adding more outlets.
By Tawanda Karombo 16 Aug 2013 12:56
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.
14 Aug 2013 13:05
Paper and packaging company Mpact reported diluted headline earnings per share of 76.2c for the six months to June compared with 61.1c a year ago.
By Alistair Anderson 14 Aug 2013 12:05
As the Zimbabwe elections take place today, 31 July 2013, three Al Jazeera reporters from TV and online, Haru Mutasa (@harumutasa), Mohammed Adow (@Moadow) and Azad Essa (@AzadEssa) will be covering the happenings and keeping the public up to date.
31 Jul 2013 07:28
The state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) is reported to have refused to air two campaign ads, with electoral messages from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his wife, less than a week before crucial elections are held in the country.
By Tererai Karimak 29 Jul 2013 12:33
A new privately-owned television station begins broadcasting in Zimbabwe this week, hoping to provide an independent voice ahead of elections, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
19 Jul 2013 08:26
The Zimbabwean newspaper launched its #MyZim campaign last month and Zimbabweans have been responding in their thousands to it. The campaign is aimed at getting Zimbabweans everywhere to contribute to a debate about their common future - rather than looking back to the past with recrimination and regret.
16 Jul 2013 11:38
A new newspaper was launched in Harare on Thursday, 4 July 2103, Harare News. It's a free community newspaper that will publish a run of 10,000 copies once a month and will be available online on a daily basis and via Facebook.
By Gerry Jackson 5 Jul 2013 14:45
The Zimbabwe Newspapers Group board of directors has resolved that all political advertising will be published in its newspapers in the last two weeks before polling day in accordance with electoral laws.
By Peter Matambanadzo 4 Jul 2013 13:07
Some people seem to think that South Africa is the king of oddities and curiosities, particularly when it comes to the many schemes aimed at fleecing unsuspecting and gullible consumers of their money. But there are oddities all over Africa and there just as many crooks, thieves and scammers in other parts of Africa as there are in South Africa.
By Paddy Hartdegen 4 Jul 2013 12:25
CHINHOYI, ZIMBABWE: Freelance journalist, Paul Pindani, is reportedly battling for life after he was abducted from his home and severely assaulted in Mashonaland West's provincial capital of Chinhoyi on Friday, 14 June 2013.
20 Jun 2013 08:55
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