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Here’s a list of fintech companies operating in Zimbabwe

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If you’re in need of some financial services or just wondering how many fintech companies are operating in Zimbabwe, here is a list of them. Please let us know if we missed any company and we will add it to the list. Paynow A secure online payments platform that allows you to pay for various […]

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Here’s a list of fintech companies operating in Zimbabwe

The EcoCash ecosystem numbers update (June 2017)

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Nathalie Jabangwe Morris, EcoCash Zimbabwe General Manager Today, at the announcement of the EcoCash and ZINARA tollgate integration, EcoCash Zimbabwe General Manager, Nathalie Jabangwe, noted some new milestone figures of the EcoCash ecosystem. The last time we posted these was in July 2016. 27,000 Merchants – This is up from 20,000 merchants last year. The 35% […]

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The EcoCash ecosystem numbers update (June 2017)

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Cash crisis reduces mobile money transactions and subscribers

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The latest performance report from POTRAZ has revealed that mobile money transactions have had a general decline during the first quarter of 2017 since last year. The total number of active subscribers has also declined by 1.6% from  3,303,188 recorded in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 3,251,784 recorded the first quarter of 2017. For a subscriber […]

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1 in every 2 Econet subscribers is active on EcoCash

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Wherever you are, 1 out of every 2 active Econet subscribers is active on EcoCash. I spent some time going through the telecommunications report from POTRAZ for the first quarter of this year. The data presented in that document led me to that conclusion and here’s how I got there. In the last quarter of […]

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1 in every 2 Econet subscribers is active on EcoCash

How PowerTel Engages Customers In The Age Of Self-Service

Not long ago, consumers were amazed if they were required to complete a task themselves..

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ZB Bank To Go Paperless In Green Drive

ZB Bank plans to go paperless by putting a host of banking services on a digital platform to reduce its carbon footprint as part of its environmental sustainability drive. Eliminating paper doesn’t just speed up processes and cut costs it’s also good for the environment and helps financial institutions recruit and retain green-minded and tech-savvy […]

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More men than women shop online – Lessons from #BroadbandEconomy

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Broadband Economy Conference was held on 20 July 2017 at Sango Conference Centre, Cresta Lodge, Harare. Business leaders from different industries were in one room discussing how we can start leveraging the Internet for business growth. The 4th panel of leaders to speak were discussing E-commerce in Zimbabwe and here are some of the insights […]

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More men than women shop online – Lessons from #BroadbandEconomy

EcoCash tariffs reduced effective 1 August 2017

EcoCash Tariffs have been reduced. The changes will be effective from today 1 August 2017. Here are the details of the new tariffs in the image below.

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EcoCash tariffs reduced effective 1 August 2017

Mobile transactions: the way to go.

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So I received a text from my bank, telling me how I could buy ZESA tokens using their USSD code.  Wait, that’s not the catch because obviously you already know that. What interests me is the fact that 10 or so years back, who ever thought we’d be doing so much on our mobile devices? […]

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Mobile transactions: the way to go.

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