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Mukuru And Metro Peech Launch Grocery Service For Zimbos In SA To Send Groceries Home

It would be an understatement to say that things have been difficult. Prices of basic goods and services have been on the up and it has been hard for everyone to keep up. That’s saying nothing of the availability of some basic goods. In light of this Mukuru has launched “Mukuru Groceries“. The service will […]

Zimbabweans In South Africa Can Now Send Money Back Home Using World Remit

World Remit has finally come to South Africa, where it will help Zimbabwe’s largest diaspora to send money back to their loved ones in Zimbabwe. Before today World Remit only served the Zimbabwean Diaspora in countries like the UK, the US and other European Union countries. I think one of the reasons the remittance company […]

Podcast: Zympay & remittances, Human IPO, P.O BOX Videos and NetOne Airtime

Here is the latest edition of the weekly Techzim Podcast. As we always do, in this episode we touch on the trending topics from the local tech scene. Under discussion was the P.O BOX Videos viral sensation and its use of social media, the departure of Steward Bank CEO, and how it has come in […]

Telecel partners Mukuru to enable remittances to telecash

In a fulfillment of promises made a few months ago Telecel has, through a partnership with Mukuru,  now enabled the remittances of diasporan funds straight into the mobile wallets of its mobile money service telecash. With this new arrangement, which will currently be active for remittances from South Africa, when someone sends money through Mukuru […]

Mukuru launches mobile prepaid debit card in South Africa has just announced the launch of a new cellphone based debit card in South Africa. It something like mobile banking services locally, except this is optimised for existing Mukuru services in addition to using the card for regular banking and point of sale. The new card is backed by Standard Bank.