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Econet Starts Rolling Out New Concept Stores

ECONET Wireless has begun a massive rollout of a chain of new format stores, as part of a wider programme to transform the company’s customer service systems.

Information Security Program: The Foundations and Anchors

In the past weeks, we have looked at the importance of information security in Zimbabwean organisations and the basics of InfoSec Governance. With such a background we can now diversify into one of the vital components of information security; building an effective enterprise security program. The information security program is a general framework made up […]

Zimbabwe’s Software Piracy Problem

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) 2009 global software piracy study released this month showed a global piracy rate rise to 43% from 41% in 2008. BSA says this means that “for every $100 worth of legitimate software sold in 2009, an additional $75 worth of unlicensed software also made its way into the market” globally.

5 Steps To Enjoy Cheaper Mobile Calls In Zimbabwe

If like us you are looking for ways to make cheaper calls, this article is for you. Here’s how you can start making immediate savings on calls:

Nhava Sells Stake To Rugare Chidembo, To Push Tens Of Thousands Of Nhavas This Year

We visited the Nhava founders yesterday at their Livingstone offices in the Harare Avenues. We had an interesting discussion with them; from how Nhava was founded, their vision, the range of laptops and expansion plans.

Telecel Extends Mega Juice Promotion Duration, Reduces Bonus Minutes To US $1

Telecel Zimbabwe has decided to continue with its Mega Juice promotion apparently after being inundated with requests for it to extend the promotion. The promotion is due to end on Friday this week.

The Case for Wide Area Network Optimisation Solutions in Zimbabwe: Part 1

This is the first article in a two part series that discusses the challenges faced by Zimbabwean organisations that have branch networks and are constantly seeking redress to their problems.

Why Internet Marketing Is Better

I may leave out the news paper, TV (ZBC in Zimbabwe) or brochures, but I’d never exclude the internet from almost ANY business/ marketing strategy I’m involved in.

Information Security Governance: Missing Link In Corporate Governance

Corporate governance is a term that refers broadly to the rules, processes, or laws by which businesses are operated, regulated, and controlled. By mandate all Zimbabwean companies should practice good cooperate governance whether they are listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) or not.

Google Africa Product Manager Coming Into Zimbabwe Today

We’re getting information that Google’s Sub Saharan Africa Product Manager, Divon Lan, will be in the country today. He’s coming in to meet with Internet service providers, telecom operators and the University of Zimbabwe.