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Mutsapuri, a local logistic startup charging ZWL$100 per delivery

While scrolling around on the interwebs I found what is one of the most exciting initiatives I have personally seen in some time. There is a local logistics startup called Mutsapuri that is a youth and community-focused company, charging a very reasonable rate. The first reason why Mutsapuri has excited me is the means by […]

Brisk Logi Eats, the newest food delivery & logistics service

Brisk Logi Eats is the newest food delivery and logistics platform to hit the streets of Harare offering similar rates for food delivey and courier services

Is ZimPost focusing on the wrong eCommerce opportunity?

ZimPost is an interesting organisation. Particularly because they are in a transitional period where one revenue model (mail) is dying rapidly whilst another opportunity presents itself (eCommerce). With less and less people sending letters, ZimPost has to find a way to turn the eCommerce opportunity into revenue fast. Year Volume of letters 2017 4,889,497 2018 […]

Bulawayo Startup Publishes Zim Logistics Ecosystem Report

Access to information in Zimbabwe is generally a tall order. Businesses such as Techzim were born out of wanting to fill that gap and when startups contribute to solving this problem, we are delighted. Thumeza – a logistics startup we’ve talked about at length– has done just that. They’ve published their 1st “Snapshot of the […]

Online retailing largely untapped as local payments gateway Paynow records 700 transactions a month for sector

The figures were shared by Vusi Ndebele, the team lead at Paynow in his presentation at e-Tech Africa 2016. Online retailing’s 10% trails four other sectors; namely Telecoms and Internet(which contributes to 48% of traffic on Paynow), Travel and Tourism (18%), Services and Bill Payments(12%) and Donations (12%).