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NetOne responds to Lazarus Muchenje being reinstated as CEO

This one has gone beyond the stipulated 12 rounds…


Lazarus Muchenje back as NetOne CEO (do not adjust your set)

This guy’s respawn rate is ridiculous.


Muchenje vs NetOne: just when we thought we’d heard the last of it

The battle between Lazarus Muchenje and NetOne seems to be over for now as the court has thrown out his case against his former employers


Lazarus Muchenje has been officially dismissed as NetOne CEO (Again)

Lazarus Muchenje dismissed as NetOne CEO…


NetOne rebuilding: Job openings for 8 managerial positions

NetOne has been in crisis for much of the year, with most of the media attention the company gets revolving the lingering battle between the Chief Executive Lazarus Muchanje and the fractious NetOne board. All signs point to a rebuilding exercise, with the board looking to lay-off a number of executives – including the CEO, […]


Muchenje v NetOne is going the full 12 rounds

The NetOne circus keeps on going as yesterday the Muchenje got a small victory. His termination by the NetOne board only 24 hours after his reinstatement has been overturned. HOWEVER this is only until NetOne themselves file a reply to a reversal of termination filed by Muchenje. Muchenje went to the High Court on Monday […]


Former NetOne CEO Muchenje challenges his dismissal in court… again

Lazarus Muchenje was fired from his position as NetOne CEO last Friday in what seemed like the finality of a drawn out divorce. Well, it wasn’t and the former executive is back in court challenging his dismissal. Background My colleague Edwin made a fantastic video to bring everyone up to speed regarding Muchenje’s tumultuous 2 […]


Video: From firing 9 Execs to suing the Office of the President here is a tale of ex NetOne CEO, Lazarus Muchenje

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Lazarus Muchenje fired less than 24 hours after being reinstated as CEO NetOne

If you’re Lazarus Muchenje it never rains but it pours. As we reported earlier, the NetOne CEO was reinstated into his office last night but now ZimMorning Post is reporting that he has been fired. It seems Muchenje was only reappointed so that the NetOne board could dismiss him following procedures outlined in the Labour […]


Lazarus rises again – Muchenje reinstated as NetOne CEO

Whoever chose to name Lazarus Muchenje knew exactly what they were doing. Muchenje has been reinstated as NetOne CEO for the 2nd time in as many years – after being suspended earlier this year. The NetOne board reportedly dropped all charges against the CEO and he will be back in office with his full salary […]


NetOne board member accused of lying under oath, freed on ZW$10k bail

NetOne board Rangarirai Mathias Mavhunga was yesterday freed on ZW$10 000 bail after being accused of perjury i.e lying under oath. What did he lie about? After the suspension of Lazarus Muchenje from his CEO earlier this year, Muchenje filed an urgent chamber application attempting to nullify his suspension on the basis that one board […]


Lazarus Muchenje Of NetOne Freed On Bail: More Allegations Revealed

Lazarus Muchenje and 7 other NetOne executives who were arrested on corruption and abuse of office charges by ZACC on Friday night have been freed on ZW$3000 bail. Finer details In addition to the existing charges we knew were laid against Muchenje and fellow executives – a few more have been revealed: NetOne is said […]


NetOne Suspended Boss Muchenje Arrested, Again

Lazarus Muchenje and 6 other NetOne executives have been arrested on charges of criminal abuse of office. I can confirm that Mr Muchenje and his alleged accomplices have been arrested. The charges relate to alleged criminal abuse of duty as public officers and the suspected violation of the Public Finance Management Act John Makamure – […]


NetOne Board Facing Expulsion Whilst CEO Continues To Be Investigated

NetOne’s boardroom squabbles have been well documented to this point but now there is another twist with Zim Morning Post reporting that the entire NetOne board is on the verge of expulsion. Proserve Consultancy reportedly conducted an individual evaluation of all board members and reportedly and the board was found to be incompetent. The board’s […]


NetOne Suspended CEO Remains Suspended Despite Winning Court Case Challenging Suspension

NetOne suspended Chief Executive has been informed by the NetOne board that he remains suspended despite the fact that he successfully challenged his suspension in court. Mr Muchenje’s lawyers were notified by the NetOne board on Thursday that the CEO who wished to resume his duties could not do so: We have this morning been […]


Full List Of Allegations Laid Against NetOne Boss

NetOne’s suspended CEO recently won a case against the NetOne board with the court ruling that the CEO’s suspension was null since it resulted from an improperly constituted meeting. The full list of allegations against the NetOne boss has now come to light with The Independent reporting on the numerous alleged abuses of office by […]


NetOne Board Member Was Appointed But Snubbed From Board Meetings

The plot surrounding the suspension of NetOne CEO Lazarus Muchenje is thickening, with latest revelations pointing to the fact that in October a new board member was appointed on the NetOne board but they were never invited to attend any board meeting. According to a Herald report, Douglas Mamvura received a letter from then ICT […]


Suspended NetOne CEO Sues Board

Lazarus Muchenje, NetOne’s suspended CEO has reportedly filed to sue the telecommunications company’s 4 remaining board members for unlawfully suspending him. Muchenje’s urgent court application cites Susan M Mutangadura, Winston Makamure, Dr M Ranganai Mavhunga, Hon Paradzai M Chakona as the respondents. The urgent court application states that the board didn’t convene a board meeting […]


ZACC & AG To Investigate NetOne Board After Muchenje Suspension

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) and Auditor General’s office are said to be investigating NetOne’s board for cases of alleged corruption. NetOne has been mired in controversy, with the board chairman and other members resigning earlier this month and most recently CEO Lazarus Muchenje being suspended by the remaining board members. Allegedly Muchenje (together with […]


NetOne CEO Lazarus Muchenje Suspended

The second largest MNO in Zimbabwe by number of subscribers, NetOne has suspended its CEO, Lazarus Muchenje. The development is mind boggling to say the least considering that Muchenje has shown positive results bringing more hope at the parastatal than has been in a very long time. Muchenje has been suspended by the board together […]


Franchise Model One Of The Keys To OneMoney’s Growth – NetOne CEO

OneMoney has been on an upward trajectory for a while now. In October, NetOne revealed that their mobile money platform had gained 97% in a single quarter. In a recent interview, Lazarus Muchenje (CEO of NetOne) revealed some of the strategies behind the growth of OneMoney and offers insight on what has changed at NetOne […]


Transacting Using OneMoney Will Be Free Until The End Of 2019

OneMoney is pouncing on the chaotic fortnight that EcoCash has had. What initially seemed like a passive attempt at winning over market share with media poster has turned into a full-on assault with OneMoney’s latest promotion. From now until 31 December 2019, transacting via OneMoney will be free of charge. The mobile money platform has […]


NetOne Has Gained 200 000 Subscribers Over The Past 2 Months

As we continue unpacking Lazarus Muchenje’s interview with Trevor Ncube more interesting tidbits of information continue to come out. The CEO shared that over the past two months they have grown their subscriber base significantly: by 200 000 customers if we’re being exact. Just in the past two months alone, we have grown our subscriber […]


NetOne CEO: None Of The Mobile Money Players Is Offering A World Class Service

Lazarus Muchenje -NetOne’s CEO- recently sat down with Trevor Ncube and gave a pretty insightful interview touching on many aspects of telecommunications, and mobile money. Speaking of mobile money the CEO said he felt that none of the competitors in the market was offering a world-class service as of yet; We choose not to compete […]


Watch: NetOne CEO Lazarus Muchenje Interviewed By Trevor Ncube

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Government Wants US$300 Million For NetOne & TelOne

The government has wanted to get TelOne and NetOne off its hands -partially- for a while now. New reports suggest that US$300 million will be enough to get the two telecommunications companies which recently posted much improved financial results. NetOne posted a $10 million profit and whilst TelOne is still in the red, they too […]


Zimra Boss Linked To Netone’s Tax Fraud Allegations Suddenly Resigns

A controversial Zimra official, Charles Jaure has suddenly resigned from the employ of the country’s revenue collector. Mr. Jaure was at one time last year implicated in bribery, which led to his suspension that lasted until his resignation. In an internal memo, Zimra Commissioner General Faith Mazani wrote: I write to advise that Mr. Charles Jaure […]


NetOne CEO, Lazarus Muchenje Back At The Helm – Stability At Last We Hope

It was a roller coaster 2018 for Lazarus Muchenje. In March, he was appointed CEO of NetOne, on April first, he officially started the job but the year was far from over. Just before the harmomnised elections, the NetOne CEO fired nine senior executives. He didn’t ‘fire fire’ them really but just refused to renew […]


Minister Kazembe Kazembe Fires Netone Board, Reasons To Follow Soon

The incoming Minister of ICT, Kazembe Kazembe has taken that giant step of dismissing the controversial board of the state-owned Mobile Network Operator, Netone. Unfortunately, we are not yet in the loop as to the reason why the board was dissolved. One report says that the board unilaterally appointed an acting CEO which was a […]


Judge Dismisses Former NetOne’s CEO Application For Refusal Of Further Remand

Former Netone Boss, Reward Kangai has been dealt a slight blow after his application for refusal of further remand was dismissed in the magistrate court. Mr. Kangai is facing  20 counts of criminal abuse of office and concealing personal interests in business transactions conducted with Netone. The alleged abuses range from failing to follow procurement […]