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President ED Says He Doesn’t Follow Social Media

During the President’s national address wherein he declared the Coronavirus a national disaster, the President also informed journalists present and the nation at large that he doesn’t follow social media. One of the questions presented before the President was in regards to the information circulating on social media where claims that the University of Zimbabwe […]

First Phase Of Constructing 6 Innovation Hubs Finished- Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education

Are you aware that the government is currently constructing 6 innovation hubs? Last year the government allocated $700 000 for the construction of these hubs in 6 universities so as to address the country’s skill deficit. According to the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister, Professor Amon Murwira these innovation […]

Former ICT Minister, Supa Mandiwanzira Got Arrested: Is It True This Time?

Former Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira was reportedly arrested earlier today by the CID Serious Fraud Unit. Some publications are saying that the Former Minister is said to have presented himself to the CID to provide some answers (euphemistic for interrogation). Techzim’s position As for us, we tried calling Supa Mandiwanzira but we couldn’t get […]

Here Is What Zimbabwe’s New President, ED Mnangagwa Wants To Do For The ICT Sector

Zimbabwe now has a new president, President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa. The honor comes with the task of delivering the promises he made in his party’s manifesto. He made many promises across different areas but as techies, we are more interested in the promises he made for the Information Communications (ICT) Sector. Here are the promises; Promise#1-Liberalizing the […]

President Mnangagwa Now On WhatsApp, Creates A Broadcast List

With the ever-growing influence of social media on our day-to-day lives, it is not surprising that world leaders have made it an important part of their engagement with the public. President Mnangagwa’s affinity towards social media and technology is well documented since he came to power. The President is on Twitter and Facebook and additionally, […]

President Mnangagwa Has An App That Allows Followers To Get News Updates Directly From Him

When I first saw the President Mnangagwa application I was a bit surprised. This embrace of tech is not what we had become accustomed but looking at the president’s track record thus far it was to be expected. Thus far he has already setup a Facebook, Twitter and a website so an application only makes sense. […]

ED Mnangagwa Increases Online Presence With A New Website

Every politician wants to be labelled as a people’s person. More so as a people’s president. From Donald Trump’s twitter rants and Yoweri Museveni’s famed videos and selfies, presidents are now using online media to catch the public’s attention and personally engage with their followers. Finally, the wave is now in Zimbabwe. President Mnangagwa started […]

President To Launch Potraz Innovation Fund Under Another Name

On the 14th of March, President Emerson Mnangagwa will be at hand to launch the Zimbabwe ICT Drive at the HICC. What is Zim ICT Drive? The ICT Drive will be a revolving fund(continuous funding program) that is meant to support the development of young innovators in the ICT field. Supa Mandiwanzira, the minister of […]