Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Video: This is not about cybersecurity, it’s about social media clampdown

Chiinamasa

The government of Zimbabwe has confirmed that Chinamasa’s new job is to monitor and clampdown on social media abuse. The government says it there are “rats causing mischief” on social media and their days are numbered. Patrick Chinamasa was appointed the minister in charge of the new ministry of Cybersecurity, Threat Detection and Mitigation. While […]

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Video: This is not about cybersecurity, it’s about social media clampdown

Zimbabwe’s business leaders to be more proactive about tech at #BroadbandEconomy2017

It’s said over and over but it still hasn’t been said enough times that technology, and the internet particularly, has changed things. Gone is the day when business leaders delegated all thought around tech to people they believe are more techy than they are. The frank truth is that, this is not delegation but it […]

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Zimbabwe’s business leaders to be more proactive about tech at #BroadbandEconomy2017

So what if EcoCash only allows me to buy airtime for a dollar and...

People near an EcoCash agent

During the weekend, EcoCash announced that the minimum airtime amount one could purchase using the platform had gone up to a dollar. This, (obviously) did not sit well with Econet users, with some even threatening to leave Econet for other network operators, NetOne to be precise. Nonetheless, for the die-hard Econet users, there might just […]

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So what if EcoCash only allows me to buy airtime for a dollar and above???

Your cast away is someone else’s treasure – sell it on Ownai

Ever since becoming an adult, there has been one thing that my sister has continuously been fighting my mother on: Clutter! The Shona word she uses to describe it is the most fitting word for clutter I have ever heard, ‘hungwandangwanda,’ (I am sorry I cannot translate this to English). I discovered that clutter is […]

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Your cast away is someone else’s treasure – sell it on Ownai

Working from home. Is it ideal?

As you would agree with me, broadband is causing a lot of disruption in literally every aspect of life as we know it. At the #BroadbandEconomy Conference we touched on some of these disruptions and today I will borrow just one, and talk about it a little more – home offices. At face value, why wouldn’t […]

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Working from home. Is it ideal?

ZOL vs David Coltart on Facebook… or, how not to handle a customer complaint...

POST UPDATED: With Response from ZOL CEO On Friday 23 June, apparently after seeing a ZOL advert in the Zimbabwe Independent, outspoken local politician David Coltart complained on Facebook: ZOL #FibroniksFast really need to be called out on their misleading advertising in the Zimbabwe Independent today . They promise that getting linked is “as easy as ABC” […]

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ZOL vs David Coltart on Facebook… or, how not to handle a customer complaint on social media

5 reasons why you should consider Facebook marketing

Facebook

Of all social media platforms that I use, I’ve noticed that Facebook is really keen on being ‘personal’ with its users. It creates these cheesy – cute videos for you, be it based on your timeline activities or friendships (Friendversary what what), greets you, asks you what’s on your mind, celebrates your birthday, tells people […]

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5 reasons why you should consider Facebook marketing

Facebook to introduce Instant videos, a feature that allows you to watch videos offline

Due to data prices in Zimbabwe, whatever online thing that can be done offline excites me; even better when it involves something I use often, in this case Facebook. Facebook is testing out an Instant videos feature which it has currently rolled out to a few Android users. The feature is meant to allow users […]

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Facebook to introduce Instant videos, a feature that allows you to watch videos offline

Live streaming service is now available to DStv Compact and Compact plus subscribers

Today, DStv Now updated their streaming service to allow customers on Compact and Compact plus packages to access entertainment on the go. Previously, the service was only available to customers on the Premium package of DStv. This is a good move by DStv as it allows them to keep people on their television network that want to […]

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Live streaming service is now available to DStv Compact and Compact plus subscribers

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