Hardware & Software

Is Google Prejudiced Against Jesus?

You may have seen the viral video of a woman asking Google Assistant ‘who is Jesus Christ?’ Google failed to respond and this got the Techzim team thinking whether Google holds prejudices against Jesus. If you haven’t check out the video below In the video, Google seems to be ready to respond when asked about […]
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Mobile Money

Telecel Predictably Welcomes Mobile Money Interoperability

The ministry of ICT and Cyber Security, yesterday, ordered all MNOs (Mobile Network Operators) to make their mobile money platforms work together seamlessly. Techzim reached out to all the operators and Telecel was the first to respond. Francis Chimanda, Telecel’s PR, CSR, and Sponsorship manager answered a few of the questions we had about the […]
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Hardware & Software

Tech Issue At The Courts May Delay Election Roadmap

The election roadmap is facing a stumbling block due to a court issue over the software required to ensure legitimacy during the voting process. Laxton Group Ltd won the tender to supply the BVR kits that have been used during the voter registration process. Laxton Group argue that ZECs decision to award the de-duplication tender to […]
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Mobile Money

Supa Mandiwanzira Tells Econet, Telecel, NetOne To Have Mobile Money Platforms That Work Together… Or Else

The Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security has issued an ultimatum to the Mobile Network Operators to find a way to make all their mobile money platforms work together. The statement reads: INTEROPERABILITY OF MOBILE MONEY PLATFORMS The Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security would like to encourage the Mobile Network […]
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Broadband

OneFusion Customers Angry Over Depleting Airtime. NetOne Blames Facebook, Continues To Advertise & Sell Faulty Product

Over the past several days, NetOne customers have been complaining bitterly about how the once popular OneFusion mobile broadband bundle has been a huge letdown. Data is depleting quickly. Disappearing some say. Pictures and videos on Facebook and WhatsApp won’t load. The complaining has been happening on social media mostly; WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter. NetOne says […]
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Media

Dr Dish Tables $3.5 Million Offer For Zim PSL Rights

According to the Herald today Dr. Dish has submitted a $3.5 million bid to acquire the PSL’s top-flight broadcasting rights. This comes after the PSL’s 5-year partnership with Supersport ended recently. Apparently, the $3.5m is believed to be higher than the ended Supersport deal. The article says the PSL will get a $750 000 payout every year […]
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Health

How To Use The Africom ECG Dongle

We recently tested Africom’s ECG Dongle, which we stated identifies problems with the heart, such as heart disease, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy etc. Now, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to actually use the device. How to take an exam with the ECG Dongle. Download and install the ‘ECG Dongle’ application from the Google Play Store or […]
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Gadgets & Apps

Lunar New Year deals from Chinese shops

In case you are so wrapped up in your own culture and didn’t know: Today 16 February is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The year of the dog. The day is celebrated in various Asian countries as well. Why should you care? Well because like all holidays it means massive deals […]
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Cryptocurrencies

Zim Bitcoin exchange, Golix, goes down for hours

Golix, Zimbabwe’s only cryptocurrencies exchange went down for several hours today. It was down since early hours today (we found out at 5AM) and has just been restored. We’ve reached out to Golix CEO, Tawanda Kembo and he’s told us they were having an issue with their hosting provider. “We were offline  because we had […]
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Startups

Startups Seeking Funding Need To Check Out Goodwell Investments

Last month Goodwell Investments raised 20 million euro from over 30 investors for investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. What is Goodwell Investments? Goodwell Investments is an investment firm focused on financial inclusion, fintech, and inclusive growth in sectors providing goods and services along with income generating opportunities to the underserved. Their target is to provide capital […]
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Startups

Startupbootcamp Capetown Hosting Event In Harare On The 28th Of February

Startupbootcamp Cape Town has confirmed it’s hosting a Fasttrack in Harare on the 28th of February. Startupbootcamp Cape Town is a leading accelerator focused on startups in blockchain, supply chain, e-commerce, analytics, and insurtech among others. They are backed by leading corporate sponsors who include Old Mutual, Nedbank, and Woolworths Financial Services. Amazon Web Services […]
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Miscellaneous

Black Panther Tickets Get Sold Out!

Imagine that. At $12 a pop Sterkinekor Sam Levy in Harare has managed to sell out on all its tickets for the Black Panther movie premier. Even Captain America Civil War with how how impressive it was has been trumped by the all black cast Black Panther. The movie will be premiering tomorrow the 15th […]
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Health

Africom Introduces New Device To Help Identify Heart Problems

Africom is launching a new health-focused ECG(Electrocardiography) Dongle, which identifies problems with the heart, such as heart disease, heart failure, and cardiomyopathy etc. The device allows one to check their heart rate from the comfort of their homes.  The ECG dongle is being launched on 3rd of March in Bindura. February also happens to be Heart […]
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