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Zimbabwe and regional technology news and updates


Covid-19 Forces Parliament to Go Virtual: The Pros and Cons

The Coronavirus has forced Parliament to embrace virtual sittings. This is a good development, but not without its challenges


Game of Thrones Season 7 Review: Excellent Despite Shortcomings

A week ago the seventh season of one of TV’s greatest shows ended. As expected of a show of such huge following, the reaction to the season has received varied and mixed reactions. I have taken the time between when the season ended and now to rewatch the season, and also give ample time to […]


What Zimbabwe and the developing world can learn from China

I have been reading Demystifying the Chinese Economy by Justin Yifu  Lin which details how China from 1979 onwards achieved rapid economic growth. Now Yifu Lin is a respected professor of Economics and a former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank so he knows a thing or two about these things. […]


Is Apple right to ditch the headphone jack on the iPhone 7?

Apple is expected to launch its latest iPhone later on today. The biggest talking point hasn’t been the various additions and improvements but rather a subtraction – the removal of the headphones jack. Is this change necessary? Here’s why it may or may not be a good thing. First, the good: More space for other […]