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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
HARARE – With Zimbabweans using digital banking now more than ever in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanbic Bank has launched a conversational based virtual assistant/chatbot, called “Stan” that can respond to queries from the bank’s social media pages and the web chat service 24/7.
The pandemic has pushed societies to an inflection point where embracing technology is no longer an option but a necessity. Following the outbreak of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, digital transformation has taken a quantum leap at both organisational and industry levels....
The agency has computerized its data collection and processing systemConsequently, CPI information to now be published 7 days after processing against the traditional 30 days The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) says that beginning in January 2021, Consumer Price Index (CPI) data will...
Data traffic volumes increased by 89.5% in Q32020Increased e-commerce in the local economy boosting SMS volumesIntensified January lockdown expected to have a positive bearing on broadband and digital services Zimbabwe’s biggest telecommunications company Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited says the COVID 19 pandemic and the...
Barely 2 years after Econet Wireless’ Kwese Television service failed, the world’s leading subscription based stream service Netflix, which offers online streaming from a library of films and television series, has appointed Strive Masiyiwa to its board of Directors. Strive Masiyiwa, a Zimbabwean billionaire,...
Financial institution and investment holding company FBC Holdings Limited has launched a mobile merchant and bill payments option capping a year of solid market moving digital products release. Since embarking on a digitisation program in 2018, the financial services group, has never...
ZSE listed hospitality player, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) is set to launch another digital platform to augment its offering to its customers on the main Gateway Stream digital platform.   Built for both musicians and users, "Gateway Stream Music" will allow users...
Revenue declined by 34% to ZWL5.4 billionEcoCash revenue contribution fell due to regulatory changesThe Group is undertaking digital platform upgrades HARARE – Cassava Smartech’s performance at the half year ended 31 August 2020 has been severely impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 induced interruptions...
 Total revenue was ZWL1,63 billion Volumes slightly improved by 9 tonnes Earnings per share improved by 69% Harare – Electrical and telecommunication cable manufacturing firm CAFCA has recorded a24% improvement in revenue and a slight 9 tonne improvement in volumes for the...
Africa’s Internet economy has the great potential to reach $180 billion by 2025 according to the e-Conomy Africa 2020 report by Google and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Currently, the digital economy contributes nearly $115 billion to the continent. The sector is expected to grow to...