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106 Participants Attend OneMoney Hackathon

The OneMoney hackathon has been running since yesterday the 13th of July. As of yesterday, a 106 participants have registered and formed 16 teams that will battle it out and present their solutions to a panel of judges tomorrow for a grand prize of $5000 to be given to the winning team as seed capital […]

VIDEO: OneMoney Hackathon Day 1 Second session.

The second session of the OneMoney hackathon just started. Day 1 of the #Hackathon has begun! The Second Session @OneMoneyZw @NetOneCellular @TelOneZW — Techzim (@Techzim) July 13, 2018 Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your […]

VIDEO: OneMoney Hackathon Day 1 Session 1.

Coming to you live from the TelOne Learning Center, the OneMoney Hackathon. Day 1 of the #Hackathon has begun! @OneMoneyZw @NetOneCellular @TelOneZW — Techzim (@Techzim) July 13, 2018   Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on […]

More DEMO Africa Winners.

These startups Won the first round of the DEMO Africa Innovation Tours in their cities, they will join other startups to battle it up in Morocco in October 2018. Accra, Ghana 10th July 2018 – DEMO Africa partnered with MEST Africa in making the Ghana, Accra Innovation Tour a success. Three startups – Complete Farmer, […]

PRESS RELEASE: DEMO Ventures Names Tania Ngima As CEO

By now almost all of us have heard that DEMO Africa has launched an investment fund, DEMO Ventures. DEMO Ventures’s primary function will be to act as an investment arm for DEMO Africa. Tania Ngima has been named the CEO of DEMO Ventures. You can read more about this appointment in their press release below: DEMO […]

Update: Some Of The DEMO Africa Winners Across Africa

A few weeks ago, Micah Foundation hosted Harare DEMO Africa Innovation tour and SMART Connect an Agri-Tech startup emerged the winner. DEMO Africa hunts for innovation ideas that can be converted into business ventures, all across Africa. Prior to the final event, DEMO Africa conducts innovation tours across the continent of Africa in selected major […]

Chakachaya ‘Here’ Ne Ecocash?

By now we are all aware of the messages from EcoCash about points balances especially after sending money through EcoCash. At first everyone was wondering what Chakachaya/Ziyawa KuEcoCash was all about. Now that most of us know that the messages that come after certain EcoCash transactions are detailing our points for the Chakachaya/Ziyawa kuEcoCash promotion, […]

Still Skeptical About Signing Up For A Funeral Policy? Think PostLife

Still Skeptical? Back in 2014, in the rural areas where i used to stay, a funeral policy company came and urged all civil servants to take funeral policies. Everyone in that small community of rural teachers including me a millennial refused to do so because an ancient belief associates signing up for life assurance or funeral […]

Numbers We Heard At The DEMO Africa Innovation Tour Harare Today

The reason why most of us hated numbers back in high school was because they were confusing and difficult to understand. These numbers caught my attention today, and I decided to share them with you in a simplified form. 200, The number of StartUps DEMO Africa has launched since they started. $120000, The amount of […]

Do You Want To Smile All The Way To Morocco This Summer? DEMO Africa’s Got You!

This upcoming dry season may just see you smiling on a plane to Morocco that is if you have an idea to turn an innovation into a business venture. Ever heard the about the DEMO Africa Innovation Tour? In brief DEMO Africa conducts events in 12 African capital cities every year, these events, code named […]

Social Media Etiquette Part 2: The Addictive Instagram

So yesterday I posted an article on Facebook that had a caption ‘’Do you think Instagram would dethrone YouTube” the first comment on that article was, ‘’what is Instagram’’ the second question also supported the first question with ‘’I’m also wondering’’. I remember when I joined Instagram in 2016, I was obsessed, the photos were […]

Kwesé iflix A Service Worth Exploring, My Personal Experience Of The Service

When the harshest critic is silenced by your work, you can go ahead and brag because you have done a great job. In this scenario Kwese people can go ahead and brag about Kwesé iflix, it gave me the best user experience I haven’t had in a long time. If you bought data yesterday I’m […]

Social Media Etiquette For Professionals Part 1: LinkedIn.

We owe a great deal  of gratitude to Mark Zuckeburg for introducing us to one of the widely used social media platforms. We also owe the same amount of gratitude to our local MNOs for enabling us in more ways that one to connect to the internet thereby living a digital footprint that can be […]

The Debate That Tsitsi Masiyiwa Started: Do We Have A Work Ethic In Zimbabwe?

A few weeks back, Tsitsi Masiyiwa came under fire on twitter after she had in a no direct way questioned our work patterns or work culture as a country. While I may not agree with her tone on that particular post, she really made me think about our work culture as a nation and as […]