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Meet Simba Mubvuma, One Of 4 Zimbabweans To Make It On This Year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 List

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[Video] Oculus Go The Most Affordable Standalone VR Headset Right Now

A couple of years ago Facebook announced and released the Oculus Rift which was their own solution to a standalone Virtual Reality headset. However at an asking price of $400 it made a lot of sense for someone to buy a VR headset shell and slide their smartphone inside it instead. Well Oculus went back […]


[VIDEO] ProComm Brings You The DellEMC Customer Vendor Dialog Live

ProComm is hosting a Customer/Vendor dialogue looking at how your business can leverage on existing data to present it in more useful and profitable formats. First Session DellEMC Customer Vendor event https://t.co/aZ8poEtPJQ — Techzim (@Techzim) April 17, 2018 Second Session DellEMC Customer Vendor event Second Session @dellemc https://t.co/V2sNPWmHRW — Techzim (@Techzim) April 17, 2018 Quick […]


[VIDEO] That Huawei P20 Finally Worth Your Kidney?

Last week in Paris, Huawei launched its next generation P-Series smartphones, the P20 and the P20 Pro. They also launched a more premium offering in the form of the Mate RS Porsche Design based on the P20 Pro but with a couple of design upgrades. The cheapest offering of these devices starts at a cool […]


How NetOne Users Can Register For EcoCash

After discovering that it’s now possible for NetOne subscribers to register for EcoCash we quickly went to an Econet Shop and indeed managed to register our line. It took some convincing for the Econet assistant to take us seriously as they were in the dark but we managed to convince them to try and register […]


[Video] Steward Bank Kwenga POS Machine Live Demo

Kwenga is a service from Steward Bank providing POS machines to the masses. There are 2 POS devices, one is around $200 and the other is $35. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to […]


[Video] Why Bitcoin in Zimbabwe is costing twice as much as anywhere else

At time of publishing the international price of Bitcoin was $6400 which is almost half of Zimbabwe’s price of $12000. The struggle to perform online payments as well as a desperate search for alternative stores of value is driving the demand for this digital cryptocurrency in Zimbabwe. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number […]


Kwesé TV Mobile App Announcement

An audio of the launch of the Kwesé TV mobile app that allows you to watch Kwesé live on your mobile phone or tablet over the internet. 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 phone to buy […]


[Video] NetOne switches to Mpesa platform to resurrect their mobile money platform OneMoney

OneMoney is running on the biggest mobile money platform Mpesa in a bid to redeem themselves from the misfire of OneWallet. 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 phone to buy airtime because this page will […]


[Video] “OneWallet was a disgrace. We lost $6 million dollars” says Zim government

OneWallet which was NetOne’s first attempt at a mobile money solution used up $6 million to set up and only recovered $51 000 during its operation. Zim ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira disclosed this during a rebranding of the mobile money service yesterday. The minister said that the OneWallet project was a disgrace to the public […]


[Video] Here’s how Swipe to EcoCash works

A live demo displaying how you can swipe money from a bank card via a POS machine directly into your EcoCash wallet. 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 phone to buy airtime because this page […]


[Video] Buying a second hand phone? You need to know these few tricks

Second hand phones are the way to go for a flagship smartphone for a lot of people. But it does come with its own host of risks. Lets take a look at the most common ones and how to be prepared for them Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount […]


[Video] Locking your phone is not as wise as you may think

We are extra vigilant with putting heavy security measures on our devices for privacy sake but its actually not such a good idea. If your device is lost or stolen its very difficult to trace the owner and thus leaving the thief to flash the phone deleting everything on it and sealing ones fate of […]


[Video]What problem is Bitcoin solving? Bitcoin 101 Ep3

In this episode of Bitcoin 101 we look at the ability of bitcoin to give you financial freedom. The aspect of banks as middlemen between two people is an anomaly that is being disrupted by bitcoin. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please […]


[Video]Huawei Mate 10 thoughts: This could replace your laptop

Yesterday Huawei Launched the Mate 10, the Mate 10 Pro and the Mate 10 Porsche Design. These devices are banking big on AI but are also offering a new way to experience a desktop feel. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial […]


[Video] Investment comes with its risks but big risks bring big rewards

Another episode of investment sees the risks of investing in the stock exchange as well as the rewards that come with it. 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 phone to buy airtime because this page […]


Video: DStv vs Kwesé – How they compare

We take a look at how DStv compares with the new kid on the block Kwesé TV. 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 phone to buy airtime because this page will not work. {{error_message}} {{error_message}}


Where does Bitcoin get it’s value? Bitcoin 101 Ep2

We look at how bitcoin obtains its value. We talk about its capabilities of anonymous transacting as well as transparency of its circulation. Also in the mix is the benefits of decentralizing it which makes it almost impossible for one person to determine its value. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: […]


Video: Chinamasa is now handling Cyber Security. But is he the right guy?

The recent cabinet reshuffle has seen Patrick Chinamasa as the Minister of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. But is he well equipped to be proficient in this field? 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 […]


NMB, ZB and Steward bank going paperless, BAZ is on Kwese again, Google expands its portfolio

Banks are now ditching paperwork for RTGS transfers and moving exclusively to online banking but is Zimbabwe ready for it? BAZ is making an appeal to the high court to go and contest their decision to allow Kwese to resume trading. Google expands its portfolio introducing 2 more Google Home devices, a Pixel Book, and […]


Netflix increases subscription fees

Netflix just announced that it is bumping up its subscription fees for the standard and the premium packages. The Standard Package will be asking for an extra dollar making it $10.99 and the Premium package will be asking for an extra $2 to make it $12.99. These will take effect starting November 2017 in the […]


EcoCash has its own website now promising more utility

EcoCash has finally grown enough to move out of the Econet website. It now has its own clean website with a few perks here and there. Lets dive in and see what it has. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our […]


Kwesé TV offering 5 free channels, EcoCash was down, Bitfinance now Golix

Kwese TV has activated 5 free channels that any of their subscribers can view even without an active subscription. As consolation to early adopters of Kwese in Zimbabwe inconvenienced by the court case an extra 30 days has been added for free. EcoCash was down and they only sent formal communication a day later. Econet […]


Let’s take a look at types of investors

In this segment we look at the types of investors. Are you an analytic or a fundamental investor? What IS a fundamental or an analytic investor? Let’s find out! 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 […]


What the heck is this bitcoin? Bitcoin 101 Ep1

So the new kid on the block is Bitcoin but what is it anyway? We look at the definition of bitcoin hopefully in its simplest form. We relate bitcoin to the classic paper style money we all are familiar with and touch the slightest bit on it being a Fiat Currency. Quick NetOne, Econet, And […]


TelOne $98 Million dollar project now around 60% in

TelOne has since used $54 million from their $98 million loan. This has gone to the digitization of 90 out of a total of 150 exchanges. Also completed is the Bulawayo – Beitbridge backbone project which will link to South Africa. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash […]


Forex trading now illegal, BAZ seeking 12 board members, Golix offering jobs in fintech

It has been gazetted that trading in forex on the black market will face arrest and your cash seized by the police. BAZ is in the process of selecting 12 individuals to be in the board. Golix has vacancies for people looking to work in a fintech company. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge […]


No free 6pm to 6am TelOne to TelOne calls when you purchase TelOne voice bundles

TelOne announced its prepaid voice bundle on Tuesday that allows you to buy a recharge card and juice up your landline. Now interesting enough when you activate this option you forfeit the free 6pm to 6am free calls to other TelOne numbers. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): […]


DStv slashes prices and adds a $7 bouquet, TelOne launches 2 new products

DStv has reduced the price of its bouquets and added a new $7 budget bouquet. TelOne announced 2 products that included Wifi Home And Away for making use of your home wifi at any TelOne public wifi hotspot. Twitter is experimenting on a 280 character limit for tweets and Instagram gets some impressive numbers on […]


Here is how you can buy ANY airtime using your EcoCash

Who says you can only use EcoCash to buy Econet airtime. Paynow has a solution for buying ANY airtime using EcoCash and here is how you use it! 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 phone […]