Techzim

Zimbabwe and regional technology news and updates


Latest Techzim Podcast: Start-up Weekend, Astro Virtual 2, Zim’s Top 11 Start-ups

Welcome once again to this week’s edition of the Techzim Podcast, in this edition we had Soul Kabweza, Nigel Gambanga & Tendai Mupaso. We discussed the following issues: Start-up Weekend Astro Virtual 2 the new flagship phone  Zim’s top 11 Start-ups WhatsApp making up for 23% of data used. We are looking forward to hear […]


Latest Techzim Podcast: #GetSocial 2014 panel discussion (44.48 mins)

As you all know #GetSocial 2014 came & now has passed. The region’s top digital marketing brains gathered at The Meikles Hotel to unpack the mystery that is social media. This latest Techzim podcast will give you a access to some conversations that took place at #GetSocial 2014. In this podcast, Benjamin Juru from Econet, […]


Latest Techzim Podcast: EcoCash app, eTech Africa Expo, Astro and Techwomen

Here is the latest Techzim podcast. Considering we had gone more that a week without getting in the “studio”, expect some jam packed discussion in this episode. We discussed the recently held eTech Africa Expo, the Econet official Android app, NetOne’s Mahala Weekends, Telecel’s got to Brazil & Econet’s promo for contract customers. We also discussed […]


Powertel relocates to Joina City

We have received a press release from Powertel Communications to the effect that their Head Office has relocated to Joina City from Kopje Plaza office. Here is the official statement: PowerTel Communications would like to advise its valued customers that the  Head Office will be relocating from 10th Floor Kopje Plaza Building to the 10th  […]


Techzim now has a store!

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the official opening ceremony of our store! Witty, relevant and plain cool t-shirts are something techies the world over hold dearly ($100 for anyone who’s ever seen Limbikani wearing a suit). In light of this pertinent truth, we embarked on an epic mission of an industrial scale. The brief to […]


Announcing Techzim Surge and the ZOL Startup Challenge

Since 2011, we’ve been organising a grass roots tech event & Startup Challenge thanks to the team at ZOL Zimbabwe. Way before any hype or encouraging signs, ZOL has consistently committed themselves to developing the local ecosystem. To date, nearly 100 applicants/startups have gone through the programme and received crucial feedback from a great team of judges. This year […]