Cryptocurrencies

Golix Now Has An ATM Where You Can Buy Or Sell Cryptos

Zimbabwe’s popular cryptocurrency exchange, Golix now has an ATM. The ATM Is actually One of the First Crypto ATM’s with a cash-in-cash-out facility in Africa. How will it work? The ATM will ask you for; your wallet, how much Bitcoin you want to buy and then tells you the trading rate at the time of […]
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Gadgets & Apps

[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 […]
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Broadband

Kwese Partners Alpha Networks For Kwese Play And Kwese TV App Delivery

Kwese has announced that it has partnered with Alpha Networks to distribute its Over-The-Top (OTT) services of Kwese Play in South Africa and the Kwese TV App in Africa. Alpha Networks is a technology company that specializes in back-end software. “We are excited to partner with Alpha Networks in the creation of a seamless end-user […]
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Broadband

Ruvheneko Appointed To Senior Position At Zimpapers

Government-owned, Zimpapers Group has restructured its senior management team by appointing Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa as the company’s radio Projects Manager. The radio personality is known and remembered for hosting engaging and passionate interviews with some well known public figures that include Evan Mawarire and Tawanda Mutyebere. The new post is another step of her ascendancy in […]
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Broadband

WhatsApp,Facebook,Instagram And Twitter Usage Will Soon Be Taxed In Uganda

Users of WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat etc will soon be taxed in Uganda for using these platforms according to Uganda’s Finance Minister. The Minister’s announcement came as a result of a letter sent to him by Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni dated 12 March. Museveni has been pressuring the country’s revenue Authority to find new tax sources […]
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Business

ZSE Trades Decrease But Turnover Surges In The First Quarter

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) witnessed a tumbling of the volume of shares traded in the first quarter to  297 386 164  compared to a similar period last year. However, the value of shares traded for the first quarter surged by as much as 204% to $144 555 983 comparable to the first quarter of 2017. […]
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Referrals

Xiaomi Mijia 4K Camera Unboxing And First Impressions

So just over a month ago I bought my very first action camera. It has been almost two weeks since I received it in record time. During that time I have been cutting my teeth as an amateur photographer and busy enjoying Easter. Now that the holiday is over I am here to satisfy the […]
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Telecommunications

Econet Responds To Network Challenges

Yesterday, some Econet subscribers were facing problems accessing even the most basic of network features. When we published yesterday’s article we were waiting for a response from Econet and now we have got one; Econet Wireless regrets the network disruptions experienced for data and voice services last night. The problem, which occurred in some parts […]
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Broadband

ZimboPY Mentorship Week In Pictures

We were recently at ZimboPY’s Mentorship Week at Impact Hub Harare on Monday and Tuesday this week and got to spend time with the girls who were being acquainted with the Python programming language along with some hands-on testing of programming via the Raspberry Pi. Here are some of the pictures we took over the […]
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Broadband

Econet Network Down? Not Really But A Number Of Subscribers Affected

It seems Zimbabwe’s leading mobile service provider has been having problems with their network delivery throughout the day. At the time of writing the network is not working at all, which will be of great inconvenience to subscribers all over the country. No Internet, No calls…Nothing! All the network services offered by Econet are not […]
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Programming

Young Girls Get To Learn Programming At ZimboPY’s Mentorship Week

We talked about ZimboPy and their coding initiatives; some of which are specifically for girls only. They have worked hand-in-hand with Pycon to bring to bring Django girls –a free workshop that was aimed at empowering girls through Python- at last year’s Pycon conference. This week ZimboPY was hosting their Mentorship Week. The Mentorship week […]
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Programming

What Zimbabwean Developers Need

We have no shortage of talent in Zimbabwe, in fact we have some of the smartest people in Africa, but when it comes to proving it with results, we fall short. The solutions we are rolling out of our development houses are not of the standard one would aspire to. Why is that? I think […]
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Press Release

[Press Release} World Satoshi Summit Partners With NASSCOM Blockchain SIG

South-Asia’s largest Blockchain conference – World Satoshi Summit on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, issued a statement stating that it has successfully inked a strategic partnership with NASSCOM, the apex body of the USD 154B IT-BPM industry, through its NASSCOM Blockchain SIG. The vision is to move towards a decentralised and transparent India, where the government […]
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Security

Was Mugabe Hacked Out Of Office? Spoke To Most Popular Hackers In The World And They Kinda Think They Played A Part

So when we spoke to Anonymous, we didn’t think they would mention of all things our coup-not-coup but they did. Is there any chance they played a role in Bob’s demise? For the uninitiated, Anonymous is a decentralized international ‘hacktivist group’ that is widely known for its various DDOS cyberattacks against several governments. You may […]
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Startups

Startups Offering Agritech Solutions, This Is Your Chance To Get $50 000

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is calling upon interested parties to apply for the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation program. There is one advantage or disadvantage depending on where you stand: under USAID’s program, only female entrepreneurs can apply for the support. The program will help SME(Small-Medium Enterprises) led by women in […]
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