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WhatsApp’s “view once” messages are better than nothing

For the past few months, I have been complaining about the way WhatsApp implements its disappearing messages feature. Recently they updated the options you have and now you can send and receive “view once” WhatsApp messages. The feature is kind of self-explanatory. You can choose to send a message that can only be viewed once […]

58 fintech firms have registered for the RBZ’s Regulatory Sandbox

In an effort to bring new technologies into the fold the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) initiated a Fintech Regulatory Sandbox. This platform is a sanitary and controlled environment that the central bank and institutions can experiment with innovations across the payments and financial space. There has been an update on the progress of the […]

RBZ says fintech regulatory sandbox will be live on 1 March. What does that mean?

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), in the recently released Monetary Policy Statement, has announced the commencement date for the Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.