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CIMAS Dismisses Coronavirus Fake News Circulating On Social Media

If you have been active on social media and WhatsApp over the past 24 hours you may have come across the following message; If you suspect you have coronavirus Call 922 for cimas ambulance. they r not supposed to make u pay even a single cent coz UN is backing them for corona. They will […]

Econet Group Instructs Staff To Work From Home Amid Corona Virus Fears

It’s come to our knowledge that the Econet has started introducing remote work for certain staffers – with around 50% of their staff now instructed to work from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Whilst Zimbabwe hasn’t had an officially confirmed case, the telecommunications has reacted proactively and minimized the risk that staff and by […]

Coronavirus, 5G And Misinformation

We’ve talked about fake news a number of times and as with anything topical, there is a lot of misinformation emerging when it comes to the Coronavirus. Interestingly, one of the more fascinating theories that is gaining ground is that the virus is caused by 5G. Yuhp, the network infrastructure. It seems the theory has […]

Airbnb Offer Worldwide Refunds Due To Corona Virus Outbreak

The Coronavirus continues to adversely affect both global health and finance, and companies in many different sectors have been adversely affected. Airbnb being a startup that thrives on tourism is one of those companies you feel is missing out on significant revenues. Despite this, the company has shared a full refund policy for reservations made […]

Twitter Accounts To Follow For Coronavirus Updates

The greatest benefit of social media is arguably its ability to democratize information. Whilst that comes with pitfalls such as misinformation one can argue that sometimes the misinformation is unavoidable and doesn’t taint the overall purpose of social media. With the Corona Outbreak spreading rapidly and its impact on the global economy and health system […]

Seedstars Biggest Pitching Event To Be Broadcast Online Due To Coronavirus

[Image source: Seedstars] Seedstars is one of the biggest events for startups pitching their ideas to get funding and it’s been one of the most helpful events for local startups with Seedstars Harare having been hosted annually since 2016. Seedstars Summit which is taking place next month in Switzerland is the latest of many events […]