Tuesday, November 21, 2017

How did an EcoCash agent steal over $12000, are new security measures needed?

EcoCash agent shop

Tafadzwa Taziveyi was (is?) an EcoCash agent in Hwange who worked (works?) from Shanduka Econet shop. Tafadzwa is 23 years old and as all young adults probably feel, he felt he could do with a little more money in his life. He decided the law was a hindrance and found himself a friend who felt […]

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How did an EcoCash agent steal over $12000, are new security measures needed?

Bitcoin basics: From layman to layman

Cryptocurrency, cash alternatives, Blockchain

Quick question: what are your greatest fears on cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin to be precise? Maybe we can start there, but before that let’s go through 1 or 2 things together shall we? I know we’ve written a number of articles on Bitcoin here on Techzim, but whenever we do there’s always a comment from someone asking […]

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How To Pay For Tollgate Fees Using EcoCash

EcoCash ZINARA

EcoCash recently partnered with Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) to allow you to make payments for tollgate fees using the popular mobile money platform, EcoCash. The payment method is now available at all tollgates across Zimbabwe. So if you’d like to start paying for tollgates using EcoCash, you might be wondering how to do it, […]

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How To Pay For Tollgate Fees Using EcoCash

CABS Mobile Banking Goes Offline, Throws Blame on Econet

CABS Centre

The mobile banking of CABS Bank went offline today and people were not able to use the mobile banking platform to make transactions. CABS has sent out a notice to people who use the bank notifying them that the technical challenges that the mobile banking platform is facing are not their fault. CABS attributes the […]

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CABS Mobile Banking Goes Offline, Throws Blame on Econet

Are Zimbabweans ready for exclusive internet banking?

Many people

So three banks have gone exclusive with internet banking or mobile banking when it comes to processing RTGS and internal transfers. First, it was NMB when they switched to just internet and mobile banking then ZB Bank followed along in early September and for them, transfers are now only done through internet banking. Recently, Steward […]

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Steward Bank goes exclusive with mobile and online banking, no more manual transfers

Steward Bank

So recently, ZB Bank announced that they are no longer going to be processing manual RTGS and internal transfer application forms instead, these transactions will be done exclusively on their internet banking platform. On the other hand, NMB Bank was one of the first banks to move to exclusive online banking and mobile banking for […]

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Steward Bank goes exclusive with mobile and online banking, no more manual transfers

Press Release: BitFinance changes name to Golix

BitFinance renamed to Golix

BitFinance the bitcoin company is rebranding as it moves away from just being a bitcoin company to be a digital currency company. The previous name BitFinance was appropriate when they launched as a bitcoin company. Golix is the new name. Hey there, We’re thrilled to have you as an integral part of our vision and […]

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Press Release: BitFinance changes name to Golix

EcoCash and ZIPIT should know the power they have, these system outages are not...

EcoCash and ZIPIT outages

Since yesterday EcoCash users have been facing some challenges making payments. EcoCash acknowledged the system problems on Twitter in response to frustrated Twimbos who were asking. It is frustratingly slow to load if it even loads and EcoCash communicated that they are working to resolve the issue, on Twitter. Why not SMSs advising people that […]

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EcoCash and ZIPIT should know the power they have, these system outages are not acceptable

You are not the only one, EcoCash is down

People near an EcoCash agent

People have been reporting that EcoCash is facing some challenges since last night. Service was restored a bit since then but it seems to be facing challenges again today. Several people have shared that EcoCash is not working for them as they are trying to make some transactions using the mobile payment solution. For some […]

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You are not the only one, EcoCash is down

Ecobank introduces Scan+Pay, a way for you to make payments much faster

Ecobank

Ecobank recently announced that they’re launching a new service called Scan+Pay which will be available in 33 countries across Africa. Scan+Pay is a service that will allow you to scan a QR code using your smartphone so that you can pay for goods or send money to someone else. The service is the result of […]

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